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The Music Behind the Magic

Catalog Number 60014-7
Release Date Nov 22, 1994
Publish Format Commercial
Release Price 40.00 USD
Media Format 4 CD
Classification Original Soundtrack, Vocal, Prototype/Unused
Published by Walt Disney Records / /
Composed by Alan Menken
Arranged by Robbie Merkin, Alan Menken, Danny Troob, David Friedman, Michael Starobin, Walter Afanasieff, Robbie Buchanan, Thomas Pasatieri
Performed by Rene Auberjonois, Jodi Benson, Pat Carroll, Buddy Hackett, Samuel E. Wright, Robby Benson, Jesse Corti, Angela Lansbury, Paige O'Hara, Jerry Orbach, David Ogden Stiers, Richard White, Celine Dion, Beabo Bryson, Bruce Adler, Jonathan Freeman, Brad Kane, Lea Salonga, Robin Williams, Regina Belle
Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Tim Rice

Tracklist

Disc 1

01 Fathoms Below, Main Titles (Demo) 4:39
02 Fathoms Below (Final) 1:41
03 Main Titles (Final) 1:26
04 Fanfare (Final) 0:26
05 Daughters of Triton (Final) 0:37
06 Part of Your World (Work Tape) 0:46
07 Part of Your World (Demo) 0:47
08 Part of Your World (Final) 3:12
09 Fireworks (Final) 0:38
10 Jig (Final) 1:32
11 Under the Sea (Work Tape) 1:20
12 Under the Sea (Demo) 2:32
13 Under the Sea (Final) 3:12
14 Sebastian and Triton (Final) 1:41
15 Part of Your World, Reprise (Demo) 1:32
16 The Storm (Final) 3:18
17 Part of Your World, Reprise (Final) 2:15
18 Silence Is Golden (Demo) 2:35
19 Poor Unfortunate Souls (Demo) 5:06
20 Poor Unfortunate Souls (Final) 4:48
21 Les Poissons (Demo) 2:07
22 Les Poissons (Final) 1:32
23 Tour of the Kingdom (Final) 1:24
24 Kiss the Girl (Demo) 1:05
25 Kiss the Girl (Final) 1:35
26 Bedtime (Final) 1:20
27 Wedding Announcement (Final) 2:16
28 Eric to the Rescue (Final) 3:40
29 Part of Your World/Happy Ending (Work Tape/Final) 2:34
Disc length 61:36
Disc 2

01 Belle (Demo/Final) 4:52
02 Prologue (Final) 2:31
03 Belle, Reprise (Demo) 0:58
04 Belle, Reprise (Final) 1:04
05 Wolf Attack (Unreleased Master) 2:39
06 Gaston (Demo) 3:39
07 Gaston (Final) 3:37
08 Gaston, Reprise (Demo) 2:28
09 Be Our Guest (Demo) 3:27
10 Be Our Guest (Final) 3:42
11 West Wing (Final) 2:19
12 Human Again (Demo) 9:10
13 Something There (Final) 2:16
14 The Mob Song (Final) 3:27
15 Beauty and the Beast (Work Tape) 1:43
16 Beauty and the Beast (Demo) 2:13
17 Beauty and the Beast (Final) 2:44
18 The Beast Lets Belle Go (Final) 2:20
19 Transformation #1 (Final) 1:35
20 Transformation #2 (Final) 5:46
21 Beauty and the Beast (Single) 4:02
Disc length 66:32
Disc 3

01 Arabian Nights (Final) 1:48
02 Legend of the Lamp (Final) 1:24
03 On a Dark Night (Final) 2:54
04 One Jump Ahead (Final) 2:22
05 Street Urchins (Final) 1:56
06 One Jump Ahead, Reprise (Final) 1:00
07 Count on Me (Demo) 2:38
08 Call Me a Princess (Demo) 2:40
09 Jasmine Runs Away (Final) 0:44
10 Marketplace (Final) 2:36
11 Why Me (Unreleased Master) 3:21
12 Friend Like Me (Work Tape) 1:07
13 Friend Like Me (Final) 2:27
14 To Be Free (Final) 1:37
15 The Cave of Wonders (Final) 4:56
16 Prince Ali (Demo) 4:13
17 Prince Ali (Final) 2:51
18 A Whole New World (Work Tape) 0:50
19 A Whole New World (Final) 2:39
20 The Kiss (Final) 1:50
21 Aladdin’s Word (Final) 1:51
22 Humiliate the Boy (Demo) 3:42
23 Jafar’s Hour (Final) 2:39
24 Prince Ali, Reprise (Final) 1:12
25 The Ends of the Earth (Final) 1:35
26 The Battle (Final) 3:38
27 Happy End in Agrabah (Final) 4:14
28 Arabian Nights, Reprise (Unreleased Master) 0:44
29 A Whole New World (Aladdin’s Theme) (Single) 4:05
Disc length 69:33
Disc 4

01 Arabian Nights, Reprise #1 0:31
02 Babkak, Omar, Aladdin, Kassim 2:45
03 Arabian Nights, Reprise #2 0:32
04 Friend Like Me 2:35
05 Proud of Your Boy 2:27
06 How Quick They Forget 3:57
07 Arabian Nights, Reprise #3 0:34
08 High Adventure 4:19
09 Arabian Nights, Reprise #4 0:43
Disc length 18:23

Notes

THE LITTLE MERMAID Notes (CD 1)

Featuring the voices of:

Rene Auberjonois, Jodi Benson, Pat Carroll, Buddy Hackett, Samuel E. Wright

Work tape and demo vocal perfomances by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken

Songs by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken
Original score by Alan Menken
Songs produced by Howard Ashman, Alan Menken, and Robert Kraft
Songs arranged by Robbie Merkin and Alan Menken
Orchestrations by Thomas Pasatieri
Orchestra conducted by J.A.C. Record
Engineered by John Richards

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Notes (CD 2)

Featuring the voices of:

Robby Benson, Jesse Corti, Angela Lansbury, Paige O'Hara, Jerry Orbach, David Ogden Stiers, Richard White

Work tape and demo vocal perfomances by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken

Songs by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken
Original score by Alan Menken
Songs produced by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken
Score produced by Alan Menken
Songs arranged by Alan Menken and Danny Troob
Song and score orchestrations by Danny Troob
Music conducted and vocal arrangements by David Friedman
"The Beast Lets Belle Go" orchestrations by Michael Starobin

Songs recorded and mixed by Michael Farrow
Score recorded and mixed by John Richards
Album re-mix and mastering by Bruce Botnick
Music Editor: Kathy Bennett
Music Production Supervisor: Andy Hill

End title duet "Beauty and the Beast":
Performed by Celine Dion and Beabo Bryson
Produced by Walter Afanasieff
Arranged by Walter Afanasieff and Robbie Buchanan

Celine Dion appears courtesy of Epic Records
Peabo Bryson appears courtesy of Columbia

ALADDIN Notes (CD 3)

Featuring the voices of:

Bruce Adler, Jonathan Freeman, Brad Kane, Lea Salonga, Robin Williams

Work tape and demo vocal perfomances by Howard Ashman Alan Menken and Jonathan Freeman

Original score by Alan Menken
Score produced by Alan Menken
Songs arranged by Alan Menken and Danny Troob
Songs and score orchestrations by Danny Troob
"Jafar's Hour" and "The Ends of the Earth" orchestrations by Michael Starobin
"Arabian Nights" (Final), "Friend Like Me" (Final), and "Prince Ali" (Final) produced by Alan Menken
"One Jump Ahead" (Final), "One Jump Ahead, Reprise" (Final),  "A Whole New World" (Final), and "Prince Ali, Reprise" (Final) produced by Alan Menken and Tim Rice
Vocal arrangements by David Friedman
Songs recorded by Bruce Botnick and Michael Farrow
Scroe recorded by Bruce Botnick
Music mixed by Bruce Botnick
Album mastered by Bruce Botnick and Josh Gabriel and Pacific Ocean Post/Digital Magnetics
Music Editor: Kathleen Bennett
Music Production Supervisor: Andy Hill
Music preparation: Dominic Fidelibus
Music contracting: Ken Watson
Vocal contracting: David Friedman and Bobbi Page

End title dued "A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme)":
Performed by Beabo Bryson and Regina Belle
Produced by Walter Afanasieff
Arranged by Walter Afanasieff and Robbie Buchanan
Engineered and Mixed by Dana Jon Chappelle
Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle appear courtesy of Columbia

ALADDIN (THE ORIGINAL SCORE) Notes (CD 4)

All demos written, produced, and performed by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken

Shared Notes (CD 1-4)

All demos produced by Howard Ashman Alan Menken

Boxed set produced by Alan Menken
Boxed set edited and mastered by Bruce Botnick at Pacific Ocean Post Studio

Boxed set design:
Creative direction by Antoinette Portis
Art direction by Clifford Selbert Design Collaborative

Special thanks to:

Sarah Ashman Gillespie and William Lauch for providing lyrics, tapes, photos, anecdotes and memories, and for helping keep this project on course and in tune with Howard's wishes
Bruce Botnick for making a crazy idea real.
Jeffrey Katzenberg, Chris Montan, Peter Schneider, and my manager, Scott Shukat, for making this project possible.
Rick Kunis, Joe Kurasz, Leah Menken, and Sharon Berken Seymour for invaluable assitance in coordinating and assembling materials for this boxed set.
And last, but not least, all my friends at Wald Disney Records, most especially Mark Jaffe and Harold J. Kleiner, for their extraordinary support.

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