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Q: Music from "Superman Returns" ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   2 Comments )
Subject: Music from "Superman Returns"
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Movies and Film
Asked by: cpbjr-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 07 Jul 2006 07:16 PDT
Expires: 06 Aug 2006 07:16 PDT
Question ID: 744089
What is the name of the music that is playing in the background of the
following scene from "Superman Returns"?  The scene is where Lex is
explaining the story of Prometheus to Kitty.
Subject: Re: Music from "Superman Returns"
Answered By: rainbow-ga on 07 Jul 2006 14:18 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi cpbjr,

This music is from the opera "Lakme", which was composed by Leo
Delibes. The piece is called "The Flower Duet".

To listen to the piece, scroll down to Disc 2, Track 1 at the following site:

You can also hear it here:

Incidentally, this piece of music was also used by British Airways in
one of their advertisements.

Search strategy:
My husband, a lover of classical music, recognized the piece.

I hope this is helpful. If you have any questions regarding my answer
please don?t hesitate to ask before rating.

Best regards,
cpbjr-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $2.00
Your husband is a genius!!

Subject: Re: Music from "Superman Returns"
From: pinkfreud-ga on 07 Jul 2006 11:33 PDT
I believe that may be from Bizet's "The Pearl Fishers," but I can't prove it.
Subject: Re: Music from "Superman Returns"
From: rainbow-ga on 08 Jul 2006 00:21 PDT
Thank you for the rating and tip.
Best regards,

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