Disney Releases New Album Featuring Classical Versions of Our Favorite Songs

Decca Records and Disney Music Group’s Walt Disney Records just released an amazing new album, Disney Goes Classical, evoking the color, emotion, and pure joy of Disney music on a whole new scale!

 The release features the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and a host of celebrated names including Matteo Bocelli, Renée Fleming, and Kaori Muraji – and new faces Christian Li and The Opera Men. Beloved Disney themes have been expertly re-orchestrated and recorded at London’s Air Studios, home to some of the finest movie soundtrack releases from the last century.

The album includes music from the most-recognizable Disney films from its Golden Age to the nineties Renaissance and into the modern era of CGI animation. From The Jungle Book and Pinocchio to Alan Menken’s inimitable scores from PocahontasThe Little MermaidAladdin, and Hercules, 80 years of Disney magic have been reimagined in stunning cinematic sound.

The wonderful orchestrations transport the listener to another world. Disney Goes Classical will strike a chord with families all over the world, as it brings the magic of the films from the screens to your headphones like never before.

Just listen to this beautiful rendition of Frozen‘s “Let It Go” to know exactly what we’re talking about.

Check out the full tracklist below! 

  1. ‘Overture’ from Mary Poppins
  2. ‘How Far I’ll Go’ from Moana
  3. ‘A Whole New World’ from Aladdin
  4. ‘Can You Feel the Love Tonight’ ft Matteo Bocelli from The Lion King
  5. ‘Almost There’ from The Princess and the Frog
  6. ‘Go the Distance’ from Hercules
  7. ‘Colours of the Wind’ from Pocahontas
  8. When She Loved Me’ ft The Opera Men from Toy Story 2
  9. ‘The Bare Necessities’ from The Jungle Book
  10. ‘Part of Your World’ ft Kaori Muraji from The Little Mermaid
  11. ‘Beauty and the Beast’ from Beauty and the Beast
  12. ‘I See the Light’ from Tangled
  13. ‘Let It Go’ ft Christian Li from Frozen
  14. ‘Reflection’ from Mulan
  15. ‘When You Wish Upon a Star’ ft Renée Fleming from Pinocchio

Listen to them all here.

(ALSO READ: This “Star Wars” Actress Will Be Voicing Raya, Disney’s First Southeast Asian Lead Character)

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