I was listening to Adagio for Strings, Op.11 whilst I was going through news sites on line.
I watched some footage of both the Boston bomb & the Texas explosion… and the haunting violin music played on…
….and wondered why Fox News hadn’t already done this… Just slowed the video footage down & played Adagio for Strings over the top of it, pulling focus & then panning the scene, going in tight on a scared child’s face… You know, just to really pander to America’s heart strings. They seem that sort of a news network.
In fact, even a slow motion video of a big dog crapping becomes an epic emotional event when Adagio for Strings is played over it.
I expect Fox will realise this soon & use it in every news item they air.
…. AND THEN…. I go to look for a clip of the music to add to this blog entry for those who don’t know it, and I straight away find it … played over pictures of the 9/11 attacks…