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Alice in Wonderland
Oliver Wallace
Alice in Wonderland
Genres: Pop, Soundtracks, Children's Music, Broadway & Vocalists
 
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Walt Disney had originally toyed with the idea of bringing Lewis Carroll's phantasmagorical classic to the screen in the '30s as one of his first live-action feature films. Paramount beat him to the punch with their 1933 a...  more »

      
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All Artists: Oliver Wallace
Title: Alice in Wonderland
Members Wishing: 7
Total Copies: 0
Label: Walt Disney Records
Original Release Date: 7/28/1951
Re-Release Date: 1/30/2001
Album Type: Original recording reissued, Original recording remastered, Soundtrack
Genres: Pop, Soundtracks, Children's Music, Broadway & Vocalists
Styles: Disney, Musicals
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 050086070077

Synopsis

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Walt Disney had originally toyed with the idea of bringing Lewis Carroll's phantasmagorical classic to the screen in the '30s as one of his first live-action feature films. Paramount beat him to the punch with their 1933 all-star version, but, through patience or sheer stubbornness, Disney finally prevailed, turning the story into one of his studio's string of postwar animated classics. Though somewhat odd by most film musical standards (the songs are sometimes fragmentary and tend to punctuate the story rather than stop it to showcase themselves), the score utilizes Oliver Wallace's playful underscore and no less than eight songwriters (including Mack David, Sammy Fain, Al Hoffman, and Jerry Livingston) to bring Carroll's magical world to life, often using his own verse in the bargain. Marking the first time all of Alice's original music has been available outside the film, this edition presents it in a seamlessly edited manner that both evokes the story's atmospherics and showcases its Carroll-inspired songcraft. --Jerry McCulley

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CD Reviews

It is what it appears to be......
Natasha N. Eaton | Athens, TN | 05/05/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is the EXACT soundtrack to the old Disney movie, instrumental pieces mostly. If you know every word and subtle nuance of the movie like I do, you will not be dissappointed."
Great CD
Jennifer | Vancleave, MS | 04/20/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I needed this CD to play music during a birthday party that was themed in Alice in Wonderland. We even used the music to play musical chairs. It was just what was needed."