If any veteran SDopers recall “Masterpiece Theatre” on PBS, was the theme song a classical piece? If so, can one state the title and composer? If not, was it a “made for TV” theme merely designed to sound classical? - Jinx
According to the Masterpiece Theatre site, it’s the first movement of Jean-Joseph Mouret’s “First Suite in D”: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/series/music.html
My sister, who never watched the show, used it as the recessional at her wedding. On the videotape of her wedding, as the bridesmaids and ushers are walking out, I can be seen mouthing the words “Masterpiece Theatre” to the best man.