154 relations: A Corny Concerto, A Cup of Coffee, a Sandwich and You, A Winsome Widow, Ada Jones, Adolf Hitler, Al Dubin, Allan Neuwirth, Aloha ʻOe, Alouette (song), Arrangement, Baby boomers, Be My Little Baby Bumble Bee, Bedřich Smetana, Ben Hardaway, Bernard B. Brown, Billy Murray (singer), Billy Rose, Blues in the Night, Bob Clampett, Bugs Bunny, Bugs Bunny on Broadway, Bully for Bugs, California, California, Here I Come, Car, Cartoon, Charles Ives, Chicago Review Press, Chuck Jones, Click track, Cliff Friend, Composer, Daffy Duck, Danny Peary, Dave Franklin, Electric guitar, Felix Mendelssohn, Film score, Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., Frank Marsales, Frédéric Chopin, Freddy the Freshman, Friz Freleng, George Daugherty, Germany, Gioachino Rossini, Granny (Looney Tunes), Great American Songbook, Hillbilly, Hollywood, ..., Home! Sweet Home!, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2, I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles, In My Merry Oldsmobile, Irving Berlin, Jarabe Tapatío, Jimmy MacDonald (sound effects artist), John Stepan Zamecnik, John Zorn, Joseph Goebbels, Joseph Meyer (songwriter), Kansas City, Missouri, La Cucaracha, Largo al factotum, Las Chiapanecas, Last Post, Leo F. Forbstein, Leon Schlesinger, Leonard Maltin, Lexington, Missouri, Looney Tunes, Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies filmography (1940–49), Looney Tunes: Back in Action, Los Angeles, Martha Sigall, Max Steiner, Merrie Melodies, Merrily We Roll Along (song), Metronome, Mickey Mouse, Mickey Mousing, Milt Franklyn, Morning Mood, Music director, Neil Strauss, New York City, Norman Spencer (composer), Oh du lieber Augustin, Oh! Susanna, Oh, You Beautiful Doll, Oriental riff, Pepé Le Pew, Piano, Piano Sonata No. 2 (Chopin), Plane Crazy, Powell Hall, Powerhouse (instrumental), Prelude, Op. 28, No. 15 (Chopin), Rabbit of Seville, Raymond Scott, Robert McKimson, Rock and roll, Rock-a-bye Baby, Rule, Britannia!, Sampling (music), Scott Bradley (composer), Septimus Winner, Shuffle Off to Buffalo, Silent film, Silly Symphony, Skyhorse Publishing, Sobre las Olas, Sombrero, Sound effect, Sound film, Soundtrack, Steamboat Willie, Storyboard, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Sylvester the Cat, Teddy Bears' Picnic, Tex Avery, The Arkansas Traveler (song), The Bartered Bride, The Gallopin' Gaucho, The Gold Diggers' Song (We're in the Money), The Hebrides (overture), The Japanese Sandman, The Karnival Kid, The Lady in Red (Allie Wrubel song), The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down, The Near Future, The Sailor's Hornpipe, The Skeleton Dance, The Song of the Volga Boatmen, The Streets of Cairo, or the Poor Little Country Maid, Theatre organ, Tin Pan Alley, Tweety, Ub Iwerks, University of California Press, University Press of Mississippi, Walt Disney, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Warner Bros., Warner Bros. Cartoons, Wedding March (Mendelssohn), Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner, William Lava, William Tell Overture, World music, Yokel, 42nd Street (song). Expand index (104 more) » « Shrink index
A Corny Concerto is an American animated collection of two musical segments produced by Leon Schlesinger Productions and distributed by Warner Bros. It was directed by Bob Clampett, written by Frank Tashlin, animated by Robert McKimson and released as part of the Merrie Melodies series on September 18, 1943.
"A Cup of Coffee, a Sandwich and You" is a 1925 song written by Joseph Meyer, with lyrics by Al Dubin and Billy Rose.
A Winsome Widow is a 1912 musical produced by Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr., which was a revised version of Charles Hale Hoyt's 1891 hit, A Trip to Chinatown, with a score by Raymond Hubbell.
Ada Jane Jones (June 1, 1873 – May 2, 1922) was an English-American popular singer who made her first recordings in 1893 on Edison cylinders.
Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician, demagogue, and revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.
Alexander Dubin (June 10, 1891 – February 11, 1945) was an American lyricist.
Allan Charles Neuwirth (born 1956) is an American screenwriter, producer, author, designer and cartoonist known for his work in film, television and print, as co-creator of the syndicated comic strip Chelsea Boys.
"Aloha ʻOe" (Farewell to Thee) is Liliʻuokalani's most famous song and a common cultural symbol for Hawaii.
"Alouette" is a popular French-Canadian children's song, commonly thought to be about plucking the feathers from a lark, in retribution for being woken up by its song.
In music, an arrangement is a musical reconceptualization of a previously composed work.
Baby Boomers (also known as Boomers) are the demographic cohort following the Silent Generation and preceding Generation X. There are varying timelines defining the start and the end of this cohort; demographers and researchers typically use birth years starting from the early- to mid-1940s and ending anywhere from 1960 to 1964.
"Be My Little Baby Bumble Bee" is a popular song.
Bedřich Smetana (2 March 1824 – 12 May 1884) was a Czech composer who pioneered the development of a musical style that became closely identified with his country's aspirations to independent statehood.
Joseph Benson Hardaway (May 21, 1895 – February 5, 1957) was an American storyboard artist, animator, voice actor, gagman, writer and director for several American animation studios during The Golden Age of Hollywood animation.
Bernard B. Brown (July 24, 1898 – February 20, 1981) was an American sound engineer and composer, who wrote the scores for many early animated cartoons produced by Leon Schlesinger Productions for distribution by Warner Bros. Pictures.
William Thomas "Billy" Murray (May 25, 1877 – August 17, 1954) was one of the most popular singers in the United States in the early 20th century.
Billy Rose (born William Samuel Rosenberg, September 6, 1899 – February 10, 1966) was an American impresario, theatrical showman and lyricist.
"Blues in the Night" is a popular blues song which has become a pop standard and is generally considered to be part of the Great American Songbook.
Robert Emerson "Bob" Clampett (May 8, 1913 – May 2, 1984) was an American animator, producer, director, and puppeteer best known for his work on the Looney Tunes animated series from Warner Bros., and the television shows Time for Beany and Beany and Cecil.
Bugs Bunny is an animated cartoon character, created in the late 1930s by Leon Schlesinger Productions (later Warner Bros. Cartoons) and voiced originally by Mel Blanc.
Bugs Bunny on Broadway (also titled Bugs Bunny at the Symphony and Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II) is a concert musical featuring Looney Tunes characters such as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Elmer Fudd.
Bully for Bugs is a 1953 Warner Bros. Looney Tunes theatrical cartoon short.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
"California, Here I Come" is a song written for the 1921 Broadway musical Bombo, starring Al Jolson.
A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.
A cartoon is a type of illustration, possibly animated, typically in a non-realistic or semi-realistic style.
Charles Edward Ives (October 20, 1874May 19, 1954) was an American modernist composer.
Chicago Review Press, or CRP, is a U.S. book publisher and an independent company founded in 1973.
Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones (September 21, 1912 – February 22, 2002) was an American animator, filmmaker, cartoonist, author, artist, and screenwriter, best known for his work with Warner Bros. Cartoons on the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies shorts.
A click track is a series of audio cues used to synchronize sound recordings, sometimes for synchronization to a moving image.
Cliff Friend (October 1, 1893 – June 27, 1974) was an accomplished songwriter and pianist.
A composer (Latin ''compōnō''; literally "one who puts together") is a musician who is an author of music in any form, including vocal music (for a singer or choir), instrumental music, electronic music, and music which combines multiple forms.
Daffy Duck is an animated cartoon character produced by Warner Bros. Styled as an anthropomorphic black duck, the character has appeared in cartoon series such as Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies, where he usually has been depicted as a foil of Bugs Bunny.
Danny Peary (born 1949) is an American film critic and sports writer.
Dave Franklin (September 28, 1895 – February 2, 1970) was an accomplished American songwriter and pianist.
An electric guitar is a guitar that uses one or more pickups to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical signals.
Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (3 February 1809 4 November 1847), born and widely known as Felix Mendelssohn, was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early romantic period.
A film score (also sometimes called background score, background music, film soundtrack, film music, or incidental music) is original music written specifically to accompany a film.
Florenz Edward Ziegfeld Jr. (March 21, 1867 – July 22, 1932), popularly known as Flo Ziegfeld, was an American Broadway impresario, notable for his series of theatrical revues, the Ziegfeld Follies (1907–1931), inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris.
Frank Alfred Marsales (31 August 188614 August 1975) was a Canadian composer best known for his work scoring many classic Warner Brothers cartoons in the 1930s.
Frédéric François Chopin (1 March 181017 October 1849) was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era who wrote primarily for solo piano.
Freddy the Freshman is a 1932 animated short film, directed by Rudolph Ising for Harman-Ising Productions as part of Warner Bros.' Merrie Melodies series.
Isadore "Friz" Freleng (August 21, 1906May 26, 1995), often credited as I. Freleng, was an American animator, cartoonist, director, producer, and composer known for his work on the Warner Bros. Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons.
George Daugherty (born 1955) is an American conductor, director, producer, and writer.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Gioachino Antonio Rossini (29 February 1792 – 13 November 1868) was an Italian composer who wrote 39 operas as well as some sacred music, songs, chamber music, and piano pieces.
Emma Webster, better known as Granny, is a Warner Bros. Cartoons character created by Friz Freleng, best known from Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies animated shorts of the 1950s and 1960s.
The Great American Songbook, also known as "American Standards", is the canon of the most important and influential American popular songs and jazz standards from the early 20th century.
"Hillbilly" is a term (often derogatory) for people who dwell in rural, mountainous areas in the United States, primarily in Appalachia and the Ozarks.
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
"Home, Sweet Home" is a song adapted from American actor and dramatist John Howard Payne's 1823 opera Clari, or the Maid of Milan, the song's melody was composed by Englishman Sir Henry Bishop with lyrics by Payne.
Hungarian Rhapsody No.
"I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" is a popular American song which debuted in 1918 and was first published in 1919.
"In My Merry Oldsmobile" is a popular song from 1905, with music by Gus Edwards and lyrics by Vincent P. Bryan.
Irving Berlin (born Israel Beilin (Израиль Моисеевич Бейлин) Ministry of Culture, Russian Federation – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history.
The "Jarabe Tapatío", better known internationally as the "Mexican hat dance", is a popular Mexican dance also popular in other countries such as Cuba, Peru, and the Dominican Republic, that has come to symbolize Latin America both domestically and internationally.
John James MacDonald (May 19, 1906 – February 1, 1991) was a British-born American animator, voice actor, musician, and the original head of the Disney sound effects department.
John Stepan Zamecnik (May 14, 1872 in Cleveland, Ohio – June 13, 1953 in Los Angeles, California) was an American composer and conductor.
John Zorn (born September 2, 1953) is an American composer, arranger, record producer, saxophonist, and multi-instrumentalist with hundreds of album credits as performer, composer, and producer across a variety of genres, including jazz, rock, hardcore, classical, surf, metal, soundtrack, ambient, and improvised music.
Paul Joseph Goebbels (29 October 1897 – 1 May 1945) was a German Nazi politician and Reich Minister of Propaganda of Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945.
Joseph Meyer (March 12, 1894 – June 22, 1987) was an American songwriter who wrote some of the most notable songs of the first half of the twentieth century.
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.
La Cucaracha ("The Cockroach") is a traditional Spanish folk song, popular in Mexico, and it is unknown when the song came about.
"" (Make way for the factotum) is an aria from The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini, sung at the first entrance of the title character; the repeated "Figaro"s before the final patter section are an icon in popular culture of operatic singing.
"Las Chiapanecas" ("The Chiapan Women" or "The Women of Chiapas") is a traditional melody from Chiapas and has acquired status as an informal anthem of that state.
The "Last Post" is either a B♭ bugle call within British infantry regiments, or an E♭ cavalry trumpet call in British cavalry and Royal Regiment of Artillery (Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Artillery), and is used at Commonwealth military funerals, and ceremonies commemorating those who have been killed in war.
Leo Frank Forbstein (October 16, 1892 – March 16, 1948) was an American film musical director and orchestra conductor who worked on more than 550 projects during a twenty-year period.
Leon Schlesinger (May 20, 1884 – December 25, 1949) was an American film producer, remembered for founding Leon Schlesinger Productions, which later became the Warner Bros. Cartoons studio, during the Golden Age of American animation.
Leonard Michael Maltin (born December 18, 1950) is an American film critic and historian, as well as an author of several mainstream books on cinema, focusing on nostalgic, celebratory narratives.
Lexington is a city in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States.
Looney Tunes is an American animated series of comedy short films produced by Warner Bros. from 1930 to 1969 during the golden age of American animation, alongside its sister series Merrie Melodies.
This is a listing of all the animated shorts released by Warner Bros. under the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies banners between 1940 and 1949.
Looney Tunes: Back in Action is a 2003 American live-action/animated comedy film directed by Joe Dante.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Martha Goldman Sigall (April 17, 1917 – December 13, 2014) was an American inker and painter who worked in the Hollywood animation industry for 53 years.
Maximilian Raoul Steiner (May 10, 1888 – December 28, 1971) was an Austrian-born American music composer for theatre and films.
Merrie Melodies is an American animated cartoon series of comedy short films produced by Warner Bros. in 1931 to 1969, during the golden age of American animation.
"Merrily We Roll Along" is a song written by Charlie Tobias, Murray Mencher, and Eddie Cantor in 1935, and used in the Merrie Melodies cartoon Billboard Frolics that same year.
A metronome, from ancient Greek μέτρον (métron, "measure") and νέμω (némo, "I manage", "I lead"), is a device that produces an audible click or other sound at a regular interval that can be set by the user, typically in beats per minute (BPM).
Mickey Mouse is a funny animal cartoon character and the mascot of The Walt Disney Company.
In animation and film, "Mickey Mousing" (synchronized, mirrored, or parallel scoring) is a film technique that syncs the accompanying music with the actions on screen.
Milton J. "Milt" Franklyn (né Milton Julius Frumkin; September 16, 1897 – April 24, 1962) was a musical composer and arranger who worked on the Warner Bros. Looney Tunes animated cartoons.
"Morning Mood" (Norwegian title: Morgenstemning i ørkenen – Morning mood in the desert), is part of Edvard Grieg's Peer Gynt, Op. 23, written in 1875 as incidental music to Henrik Ibsen's play of the same name, and was also included as the first of four movements in ''Peer Gynt Suite No. 1'', Op. 46.
A music director, musical director, or director of music may be the director of an orchestra or concert band, the director of music for a film, the director of music at a radio station, the head of the music department in a school, the coordinator of the musical ensembles in a university, college, or institution (but not usually the head of the academic music department), the head bandmaster of a military band, the head organist and choirmaster of a church, or an Organist and Master of the Choristers (a title given to a Director of Music at a cathedral, particularly in England).
Neil Darrow Strauss, also known by the pen names Style and Chris Powles (born March 9, 1969) is an American author, journalist and ghostwriter.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Norman Spencer served as film score composer and director of music for Leon Schlesinger Productions (a company later known as Warner Bros. Cartoons) during the 1930s.
"" ("Oh, you dear Augustin") is a popular Viennese song.
"Oh! Susanna" is a minstrel song by Stephen Foster (1826–1864), first published in 1848.
"Oh, You Beautiful Doll" is a ragtime love song published in 1911 with words by Seymour Brown and music by Nat D. Ayer.
The Oriental riff, also known as the East Asian riff, is a musical riff or phrase that has often been used in Western culture as a trope or stereotype of orientalism to represent the idea of Mainland China, Japan, Korea, or Taiwan or a generic East Asian theme.
Pepé Le Pew is a fictional character from the Warner Bros. Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons, first introduced in 1945.
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.
Frédéric Chopin's Piano Sonata No.
Plane Crazy is an American animated short film directed by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks.
Powell Hall, formerly known as the St.
"Powerhouse" (1937) is an instrumental musical composition by Raymond Scott, perhaps best known today as the iconic "assembly line" music in animated cartoons released by Warner Bros.
The Prelude Op.
Rabbit of Seville is a Warner Bros. Looney Tunes theatrical cartoon short released in 1950.
Raymond Scott (born Harry Warnow, September 10, 1908 – February 8, 1994) was an American composer, band leader, pianist, engineer, recording studio maverick, and electronic instrument inventor.
Robert Porter McKimson, Sr. (October 13, 1910 – September 29, 1977) was an American animator and illustrator, best known for his work on the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons from Warner Bros., and later DePatie-Freleng Enterprises.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
'Rock-a-bye Baby' is a nursery rhyme and lullaby.
"Rule, Britannia!" is a British patriotic song, originating from the poem "Rule, Britannia" by James Thomson and set to music by Thomas Arne in 1740.
In music, sampling is the act of taking a portion, or sample, of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or a sound recording in a different song or piece.
Scott Bradley (November 26, 1891 – April 27, 1977) was an American composer, pianist, arranger, and conductor.
Septimus Winner (11 May 1827 – 22 November 1902) was an American songwriter of the 19th century.
"Shuffle Off to Buffalo" is a song written by Al Dubin and Harry Warren and introduced in the 1933 musical film 42nd Street.
A silent film is a film with no synchronized recorded sound (and in particular, no spoken dialogue).
Silly Symphony is a series of 75 animated short films produced by Walt Disney Productions from 1929 to 1939.
Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. is an American independent book publishing company founded in 2006 and headquartered in New York City.
The waltz "Sobre las Olas" (or "Over the Waves") is the best-known work of Mexican composer Juventino Rosas (1868–1894).
Sombrero (Spanish for "hat", literally "shadower") in English refers to a type of wide-brimmed hat from Mexico, used to shield from the sun.
A sound effect (or audio effect) is an artificially created or enhanced sound, or sound process used to emphasize artistic or other content of films, television shows, live performance, animation, video games, music, or other media.
A sound film is a motion picture with synchronized sound, or sound technologically coupled to image, as opposed to a silent film.
A soundtrack, also written sound track, can be recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, book, television program or video game; a commercially released soundtrack album of music as featured in the soundtrack of a film, video or television presentation; or the physical area of a film that contains the synchronized recorded sound.
Steamboat Willie is a 1928 American animated short film directed by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks.
A storyboard is a graphic organizer in the form of illustrations or images displayed in sequence for the purpose of pre-visualizing a motion picture, animation, motion graphic or interactive media sequence.
The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
The Sydney Symphony Orchestra (SSO) is an Australian symphony orchestra that was initially formed in 1908.
Sylvester J. Pussycat Sr., usually called Sylvester, is a fictional character, a three-time Academy Award-winning anthropomorphic, 40, 50, or 60-Inch tall Tuxedo cat in the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons.
"The Teddy Bears' Picnic" is a song consisting of a melody by American composer John Walter Bratton, written in 1907, and lyrics added by Irish songwriter Jimmy Kennedy in 1932.
Frederick Bean "Tex" Avery (February 26, 1908 – August 26, 1980) was an American animator, director, cartoonist, and voice actor, known for producing and directing animated cartoons during the golden age of American animation.
"The Arkansas Traveler" was the state song of Arkansas from 1949 to 1963; it has been the state historical song since 1987.
The Bartered Bride (Prodaná nevěsta, The Sold Bride) is a comic opera in three acts by the Czech composer Bedřich Smetana, to a libretto by Karel Sabina.
The Gallopin' Gaucho is the second short film featuring Mickey Mouse to be produced, following Plane Crazy and preceding Steamboat Willie.
"The Gold Diggers' Song (We're in the Money)" is a song from the 1933 Warner Bros. film Gold Diggers of 1933, sung in the opening sequence by Ginger Rogers and chorus.
Felix Mendelssohn's concert overture The Hebrides (Die Hebriden) was composed in 1830, revised in 1832, and published the next year as his Op. 26.
"The Japanese Sandman" is a song from 1920, composed by Richard A. Whiting and with lyrics by Raymond B. Egan.
The Karnival Kid, also known as Carnival Days, is a 1929 American animated short film directed by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks.
"The Lady in Red" is a 1935 song with lyrics by Mort Dixon and music by Allie Wrubel.
"The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down" is a song written in 1937 by Cliff Friend and Dave Franklin and published by Harms Inc., New York.
"The Near Future" is a song written by Irving Berlin in 1919.
The Sailor's Hornpipe (also known as The College Hornpipe and Jack's the Lad) is a traditional hornpipe melody.
The Skeleton Dance is a 1929 Silly Symphony animated short subject produced and directed by Walt Disney and animated by Ub Iwerks.
The "Song of the Volga Boatmen" (known in Russian as Эй, ухнем!, after the refrain) is a well-known traditional Russian song collected by Mily Balakirev, and published in his book of folk songs in 1866.
"The Streets of Cairo" or "The Poor Little Country Maid", also known as "the snake charmer song", is a well-known melody in the United States.
A theatre organ (also known as a theater organ, or a cinema organ) is a distinct type of pipe organ originally developed to provide music and sound effects to accompany silent films during the first 3 decades of the 20th century.
Tin Pan Alley is the name given to the collection of New York City music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States in the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Tweety is an animated fictional yellow canary in the Warner Bros. Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of animated cartoons.
Ubbe Eert "Ub" Iwerks, A.S.C. (March 24, 1901 – July 7, 1971) was an American animator, cartoonist, character designer, inventor, and special effects technician, who co-created Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and Mickey Mouse.
University of California Press, otherwise known as UC Press, is a publishing house associated with the University of California that engages in academic publishing.
The University Press of Mississippi, founded in 1970, is a publisher that is sponsored by the eight state universities in Mississippi.
Walter Elias Disney (December 5, 1901December 15, 1966) was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer.
Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS), also referred to as Disney Animation, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California, is an American animation studio that creates animated feature films, short films, and television specials for The Walt Disney Company.
Felix Mendelssohn's "Wedding March" in C major, written in 1842, is one of the best known of the pieces from his suite of incidental music (Op. 61) to Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Wile E. Coyote (also known simply as "The Coyote") and the Road Runner are a duo of characters from the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons.
William Lava (March 18, 1911 – February 20, 1971) was a composer and arranger who composed and conducted music for many feature films as well as that for the Warner Bros.' Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies animated cartoons from 1962 to 1969, replacing the deceased Milt Franklyn, making him the last composer and arranger in the classic era of Warner Bros.
The William Tell Overture is the overture to the opera William Tell (original French title Guillaume Tell), whose music was composed by Gioachino Rossini.
World music (also called global music or international music) is a musical category encompassing many different styles of music from around the globe, which includes many genres including some forms of Western music represented by folk music, as well as selected forms of ethnic music, indigenous music, neotraditional music, and music where more than one cultural tradition, such as ethnic music and Western popular music, intermingle.
Yokel is one of several derogatory terms referring to the stereotype of unsophisticated country people.
42nd Street is the title song from the 1933 Warner Bros. backstage musical film 42nd Street, with music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Al Dubin.