Dive into 25 hours-worth of music from a dozen classic Disney films with Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection Box Set, an epic 12-album, 28-disc collection…
The ultimate indulgence for fans of Disney music, this bumper set celebrates milestone anniversaries of 12 films, from Pinocchio and Fantasia (both reached their 75th anniversaries in 2015) to The Lion King and Toy Story (both 20 in 2015). The series of albums features remastered versions of 130 songs, 270 instrumentals, 75 ‘Lost Chords’ deleted songs and demos and more. The full list of albums in the box set – and some content highlights – are as follows:
The Lion King (2CD)
The Oscar® and Grammy®-winning songs by Elton John and score by Hans Zimmer plus 30 minutes of expanded underscore and ‘Lost Chords’ demos not used in the film.
Mary Poppins (3CD)
Includes the debut new recording of the lost song, The Eyes of Love and the largest collection of Lost Chords original demos and new versions in the entire series.
Sleeping Beauty (2CD)
The music of Tchaikovsky is transformed into one of Disney’s most memorable scores, plus special versions from vinyl record master tracks.
The Little Mermaid (2CD)
Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s multi-award-winning music and songs with the original demo recordings and previously unreleased background score.
Leopold Stokowski’s complete FantaSound score, the complete digital score conducted by Irwin Kostal plus bonus tracks by Sterling Holloway.
One of the most acclaimed scores in movie history, plus six new-to-CD Mickey Mouse Club songs sung by Jiminy Cricket (Cliff Edwards).
The Oscar®-nominated score and all the songs from the animated classic, plus The Lost Chords, featuring 7 original demos and new versions.
Toy Story (2CD)
Randy Newman’s hit songs and score, plus bonus tracks and three never-before-released background tracks.
The music of Alan Menken, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, plus deleted songs and original demos sung by Menken himself.
Lady and the Tramp (2CD)
Soundtrack showcasing the songwriting and voice of Peggy Lee, plus bonus track and rare demos.
The Aristocats (2CD)
The famous score, including songs by the Sherman Brothers, the voices of Phil Harris and Maurice Chevallier. This is the first time the original soundtrack has been available in full.
Beginning with recordings from the opening day of Disneyland in 1955, the collection guides the listener down Main Street USA, through the greatest attractions, shows and lands, both past and present.
The albums are presented together in a simple slipcase. Each individual album comes in its own hardcover book, filled with exclusive essays telling the stories behind the music and original artworks. To create a coherent overall look to the books in the collection, new illustrations celebrating Disney’s rich heritage have also been commissioned, provided by Lorelay Bove, a visual development artist at Walt Disney Annimation Studios who was recently nominated in Variety magazine’s ‘10 Animators to Watch’ list.
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For full track listing for each Legacy Edition soundtrack refer to this page.