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Take a look @ this fun video and ID the piece playing in the background. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ng3XHPdexNM] Both Chotavakil & Raji have a ear for music! Its the Sabre Dance from the ballet Gayaneh by the Armenian composer Aram Kachaturian.

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What got its name because of this sketch? T.G. Montgomerie was surveying the mountains of Kashmir. During this survey he saw, in the far distance, a tall and conspicuous mountain in the direction of the Karakorams and immediately named it K1 (‘K’ stands for Karakoram). Later on, it turned out to be the beautiful mountain…


This ad featured a classic tune. ID the composer & the piece.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VvvAp-2v4o] Hoedown from Aaron Copland’s Rodeo. Listen to this lovely version by ELP.. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFCniNYZoFg]

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Why would this glum looking couple seem familiar to you? Though some of you may swear that it was Sumo at his wedding reception, the answer, as guessed by many of you painting buffs out there is that they appear in Grant Wood’s American Gothic. The models were Grant’s sis – Nan Wood Graham &…