Walt Disney's Fantasia

Walt Disney's Fantasia

Music CD - 1990
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Publisher: Burbank, CA : Buena Vista, p1990
Edition: Remastered original soundtrack ed
Branch Call Number: CDL FANT WDF S77
Characteristics: 2 sound discs : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in

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ManMachine
Feb 09, 2017

Now 77 years old - Leopold Strokowski's 1940 recordings (with the Philadelphia Orchestra) for the movie Fantasia were, in their day, landmarks on several counts.

Apart from attempting to bring classical music to the masses in the theatre, the soundtrack album -- which came out on LP in the 1950s -- was one of the earliest stereo recordings, featuring some of the most enjoyable high-fidelity sound of the period and boasting impeccable performances (even if the pieces were mostly re-edited and shortened).

Apart from his reputation as being a fiercely independent musical personality, Stokowski was also a showman with very few peers, and his careful yet extroverted performances of these pieces (including Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring" and the summary of Beethoven's "Pastorale Symphony") introduced many listeners without classical music educations to these pieces for the first time..... (*Watch "Sorcerer's Apprentice" movie-excerpt*)

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Dec 19, 2013

chewarner thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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