Mirrodie From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 7454 posts, RR: 61 Posted (14 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2047 times:
I saw it on the Fox Sports Network. A BA ad taking place in a space station. Towards the end of it, you begin to hear some opera-like music in the background. Can anyone PLEASE help me in identifying the tune? I would be so thankful.
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Englandair From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2000, 2228 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (14 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days ago) and read 2004 times:
Is that the same advert we have here when there are lots of famous people from the past, eg. Sir Winston Chirchill, John Lennon etc., walking in a long white corridor. As the people pass they're together in their 'decade groups' and then a little girl walks down another corridor & is greated by an air hostess?
It's quite a clever advert!
Klik From Canada, joined Oct 2000, 152 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (14 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1988 times:
THAT advert (reportedly the most expensive ever in Britain) uses "Something in the Air" by Thunderclap Newman. I, too, find it quite clever, though BA could've come up with a better slogan than "21st Century Air Travel". You can see the video at http://www.banews.co.uk.
Originally, BA used a version of the duet which sounded a lot like Yanni's Aria (HE, too, copied Delibes), and ruined a beautiful operatic piece. Luckily, BA have now come to their senses, and are using the original version in their adverts, or some clever reworkings, i.e. classical guitar, violin...