Favorite Disney Tunes in the style of Great Classical Composers

How do you make classical music accessible to new audiences, young and old alike? Here’s an idea: why not take some of the best-loved tunes from Disney’s classic hit movies, including recent Academy Award and Grammy winners from the Lion King, Aladdin, Beauty & the Beast and Pocahontas.

COLORS OF THE WIND from Pocahontas, in the style of Dvorak: New World Symphony I / Slavonic Dances (5:12)
HEIGH-HO! from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, in the style of Mozart: Early String Quartets / Eine kleine Nachtmusik / Flute Quartet (2:44)
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST in the style of Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Variation XVIII / Prelude in D, Op. 23 (3:58)
THE SECOND STAR FROM THE RIGHT from Peter Pan, in the style of Tallis: If Ye Love Me (2:10)
UNDER THE SEA from The Little Mermaid, in the style of Joplin: The Entertainer, Maple Leaf, and other rags (2:56)
I WANNA BE LIKE YOU from Jungle Book, in the style of Villa-Lobos: Choro No. 1 for Guitar / Bachianas Brasileiras (4:03)
CAN YOU FEEL THE LOVE TONIGHT from The Lion King, in the style of Tchaikovsky: Concerto in D for Violin and Orchestra / Swan Lake (4:59)
WITH A SMILE AND A SONG from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, in the style of Chopin: Prelude in G, Op. 28 / Mazurka in g, Op. 67 No. 2 (2:36)
WHO’S AFRAID OF THE BIG BAD WOLF? from The Three Little Pigs in the style of J. Strauss: Pizzicato Polka (2:39)
A DREAM IS A WISH YOUR HEART MAKES from Cinderella in the style of Grieg: Holberg Suite / Norwegian Dances (2:43)
MAIN STREET ELECTRICAL PARADE (BAROQUE HOEDOWN), Disneyland ™ in the style of Vivaldi: Double Concerto for Guitar (Mandolins) / Concerto for Piccolo / Concerto in g for 2 Cellos (5:17)
FEED THE BIRDS (TUPPENCE A BAG) from Mary Poppins in the style of Brahms: Quintet in b for Clarinet and Strings / Quartet No. 3 in c for Piano and Strings (3:36)
LITTLE APRIL SHOWER from Bambi in the style of Handel: Harpischord Suites in g & E (Harmonious Blacksmith) / Entry of the Queen of Sheba (2:36)
WINNIE THE POOH in the style of Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf / Cinderella (2:32)
PRINCE ALI from Aladdin in the style of Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra / Allegro Barbaro / Hungarian Dances (3:04)
WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR from Pinocchio in the style of R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben / Also sprach Zarathustra / Der Rosenkavalier (4:55)

Arrangements: Donald Fraser

Not the Original Soundtrack Recordings