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The Legacy Collection Fantasia CD Set

The Legacy Collection: Fantasia is the fifth set in this series. It’s a four-disc album and was released on January 13, 2015, to coincide with the 75th anniversary of Fantasia. The album features the original recordings conducted by Leopold Stokowski and performed by the Philadelphia … Continue reading

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Fantasia New Digital Motion Picture Soundtrack

Fantasia was a revolutionary experiment that combined classical music and free-flowing animation that was released by the Walt Disney Studios back in 1940. The first soundtrack to be released had to wait until 1957 (more on that later). But this … Continue reading

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Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Suite: Disney’s Fantasia LP

This post about Fantasia may contain material that could be deemed culturally insensitive by today’s standards. Any such material is presented in its original context and form and is intended to preserve a piece of history so we can hopefully … Continue reading

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1957 FANTASIA Soundtrack LP

And this is why I still own a record player. Every once in a while I stumble across something truly special. Although Fantasia (released in 1940) was a critical success it was a box office disappointment for Walt Disney. His … Continue reading

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