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Animating Music: Disney's Legacy

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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Since Mickey Mouse first whistled a tune in the 1928 cartoon "Steamboat Willie," music has been an integral part of the Disney empire. Today, our series Animating Music continues with a discussion about Disney’s musical history. 

Animating Music: Disney's Toots, Whistles, Plunks and Booms

From memorable feature-length film scores, like those of Snow White and Beauty and the Beast, to music-oriented shorts, like Silly Symphonies and the CinemaScope "Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom," Disney's music has been integral to its success. We'll talk with film music historian Ross Care about Disney's musical past, present, and future.

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