HERE'S THE REPLY FROM LFG: (Enjoy)
The music in our "Heritage" commercial is by Eleni Karaindrou, a Greek composer. Karaindrou has a long history of writing for film and theatre; to date, some 18 feature films, 13 plays and 10 television series have featured her music. The featured tracks in the commercial are entitled: "By the Sea" and "Eternity Theme" were originally featured in the film "Eternity and a Day".
Here is the link at amazon.com.
> > It is a very famous classical music piece. I am looking and haven't been able to find it in my piano books.
> I agree - it sounds familiar, but I just can't identify it. It sounds like something from the Romantic period - probably by some Russian composer.
> I just emailed the Martin/Williams ad agency in Minneapolis who does those TV ads for Lincoln Financial Group. Hopefully they'll reply with info about this music.