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Classical 101

The Many Moods of Classical Music in Bond Films

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Along with it's familiar theme music, Bond films have used classical music to set the mood over the decades

With the release of Spectre, the latest Bond film, Joshua Zinn of Houston Public Media took a fascinating look at how classical music has been used throughout the years in the Bond franchise.

It would be easy to assume it would be used in the many sophisticated settings in which 007 finds himself. However, classical music has turned up in some unexpected places...sometimes a little silly, sometimes to great effect.

Below, you'll find some memorable scenes from a number of Bond films...and the trailer from Spectre.

Classical Royale: Classical Music In The James Bond Franchise

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJ3ZNST6NH4