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Dance of the Hours is a ballet from the opera La Gioconda composed by Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-1886). Image File history File links Merge-arrow. ... La Gioconda is an opera in four acts by Amilcare Ponchielli to an Italian libretto by Arrigo Boito, based on Angelo by Victor Hugo. ... La Gioconda is an opera in four acts by Amilcare Ponchielli to an Italian libretto by Arrigo Boito, based on Angelo by Victor Hugo. ... Amilcare Ponchielli (August 31, 1834 – January 17, 1886) was an Italian composer, largely of operas. ...

The balletent was used in the Walt Disney animated film Fantasia, albeit with ballet-dancing hippos, ostriches, alligators and elephants, complete with tutus. The piece was expanded slightly; The "ostrich" music was repeated with altered scoring for the "hippo" section. For the company founded by Disney, see The Walt Disney Company. ... Fantasia is a 1940 motion picture, the third in the Disney animated features canon, which was a Walt Disney experiment in animation and music. ... For other uses, see Ballet (disambiguation). ... Binomial name Linnaeus, 1758[2] Range map[1] The hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius), from the Greek ‘ιπποπόταμος (hippopotamos, hippos meaning horse and potamos meaning river), often shortened to hippo, is a large, mostly plant-eating African mammal, one of only two extant species in the family Hippopotamidae (the other being the Pygmy... Binomial name Carolus Linnaeus, 1758 The present-day distribution of Ostriches. ... For other uses, see Alligator (disambiguation). ... Genera and Species Loxodonta Loxodonta cyclotis Loxodonta africana Elephas Elephas maximus Elephas antiquus † Elephas beyeri † Elephas celebensis † Elephas cypriotes † Elephas ekorensis † Elephas falconeri † Elephas iolensis † Elephas planifrons † Elephas platycephalus † Elephas recki † Stegodon † Mammuthus † Elephantidae (the elephants) is a family of pachyderm, and the only remaining family in the order Proboscidea... Performers wearing Tutus. ...

The rendition by Spike Jones and His City Slickers included several segments of the melody, although presented out of order to suit the presentation of the record, a parody of the Indianapolis 500 that was effectively a sequel to their William Tell Overture. Spike Jones For the music video and film director, see Spike Jonze. ... “Indy 500” redirects here. ... Spike Jones and His City Slickers produced a rendition of Rossinis William Tell Overture in their unique style. ...

The piece may best be recognized from one segment of it that formed the basis for the hit song "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh" and its sequel "Return to Camp Granada" by Allan Sherman. That same segment has also been used in television advertisements (Velveeta, et al.) as recently as 2005. It is also the source of the tune for the song "Like I Do", a hit for Maureen Evans in 1962. It has also been parodied in a segment from Garfield and Friends. Allan Shermans Camp Granada Game, featuring a caricature of Sherman; released by Milton Bradley Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh (also Faddah) is Allan Shermans best known song parody. ... Allan Sherman (sometimes incorrectly Alan and Allen), November 30, 1924 – November 20, 1973, was an American musician, parodist, satirist, and television producer. ... Country of origin United States Region, town Source of milk Cow Pasteurised Yes Texture soft, rubbery Aging time n/a Certification Velveeta is a brand name of processed cheese first made in 1918 by Swiss immigrant Emil Frey of the Monroe Cheese Company in Monroe, New York. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Garfield and Friends is an American animated television series based on the popular comic strip Garfield by Jim Davis. ...

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