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Music and Walt Disney

Matthew Sweet explores music and Walt Disney, including scores from the recent releases Frozen and Saving Mr Banks, alongside numbers from the extensive Disney back catalogue.

Matthew Sweet takes a look at music and Walt Disney including scores from the recent releases "Frozen" based on the Snow Queen, and "Saving Mr Banks" recalling the story behind the making of Mary Poppins. The programme also explores the changing sound of Disney film scores from an extensive back catalogue. Starting with the 1937 pioneering cartoon feature, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" with music by Frank Churchill and Leigh Harline, Matthew explores the work of the great Disney composers highlighting music from "Pinocchio", "Bambi",'Peter Pan", "Treasure Island", "The Lady and the Tramp", "Jungle Book", "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea", "Mary Poppins", "The Little Mermaid", "The Lion King" and "Frozen".

1 hour

Last on

Sat 28 Dec 2013 16:00

Music Played

  • Richard M. Sherman

    Mary Poppins - Chim Chim Cher-ee

    Singer: Julie Andrews. Composer: Robert B. Sherman. Singer: Dick Van Dyke. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Walt Disney Records : CD-016.
    • Walt Disney Records.
    • 6.
  • Clifton Parker

    Treasure Island - Main Titles

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN 10279.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 1.
  • Christophe Beck

    Frozen - For the first time in forever

    Singer: Kristen Bell. Composer: Kristen Anderson–Lopez. Singer: Idina Menzel. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Walt Disney Records : 558730146.
    • Walt Disney Records.
    • 3.
  • George Bruns

    The Jungle Book - Overture

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Walt Disney Records : WD704002.
    • Walt Disney Records.
  • Frank Churchill

    Snow White and the Seven Dwarves - I'm Wishing

    Singer: Adriana Caselotti. Composer: Leigh Harline. Performer: Harry Stockwell.
    • Walt Disney Records : 07927425142.
    • Walt Disney Records.
    • 3.
  • Frank Churchill

    Snow White and the Seven Dwarves - Animal Friends / With a Smile and a Song

    Singer: Adriana Caselotti. Composer: Leigh Harline. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Walt Disney Records : 0927425142.
    • Walt Disney Records.
    • 6.
  • Cliff Edwards

    When You Wish Upon a Star

    • Pickwick : DSMCD461.
    • Pickwick.
    • 1.
  • Terry Gilkyson

    The Jungle Book - Bare Necessities

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Singer: Phil Harris.
    • Walt Disney Records : WD704002.
    • Walt Disney Records.
  • Allie Wrubel

    Song of the South - Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah

    Singer: James Basket. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Walt Disney Records : 60957-2.
    • Walt Disney Records.
    • 14.
  • Richard M. Sherman

    Chim Chim Cher-ee (East Wind)

    Performer: Randy Kerber. Singer: Colin Farrell. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Walt Disney Records : 050087265752.
    • Walt Disney Records.
    • 1.
  • Peggy Lee

    Lady and the Tramp - He's a Tramp

    Singer: Peggy Lee. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Walt Disney Records : WD 602132.
    • Walt Disney Records.
    • 19.
  • Alan Menken

    The Little Mermaid - Under The Sea

    Singer: Samuel E. Wright. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Walt Disney Records _: CD-018.
    • Walt Disney Records.
    • 6.
  • Edward H. Plumb

    Bambi - Gallop of the Stags / The Great Prince of the Forest / Man

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Walt Disney Records : 5046634462.
    • Walt Disney Records.
    • 6.
  • Edward H. Plumb

    Bambi - Little April Shower

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Walt Disney Records : 5046634462.
    • Walt Disney Records.
    • 4.
  • Richard M.Sherman

    Mary Poppins - Feed The Birds

    Composer: Robert B.Sherman. Singer: Julie Andrews. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Telarc : CD80196.
    • Telarc.
    • 5.
  • Richard M. Sherman

    Mary Poppins - Chim Chim Cher-ee (demo)

    Singer: Robert B. Sherman. Composer: Robert B. Sherman.
    • Walt Disney Records.
    • Walt Disney Records.
    • 2.
  • Paul Smith

    20,000 Leagues Under The Sea - Main Title

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Intrada : D001414702.
    • Intrada.
    • 1.
  • Oliver Wallace

    Peter Pan - Follow The Leader

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Pickwick : DSMCD 466.
    • Pickwick.
    • 4.
  • Hans Zimmer

    Lion King - Circle of Life

    Singer: Carmen Twillie. Singer: Elton John. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Mercury : 522 690-2.
    • Mercury.
    • 1.

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