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Sleeping Beauty soundtrack

The Sleeping Beauty Soundtrack was released in 1959. The music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack was adapted by composer George Bruns from Peter Tchaikovsky's ballet of Sleeping Beauty.

George Bruns' first effort under the Walt Disney aegis adapts the Tchaikovsky ballet Sleeping Beauty, and the result remains one of the most enchanting and mature scores ever created within the House of Mouse. While themes like "Forbidden Mountain" and "Battle with the Forces of Evil" derive in full from Tchaikovsky, Bruns proves himself a wonderfully lyrical composer as well. "The Gifts of Beauty and Song" is as luminous as its title portends, but even more impressive is the wickedness that underscores the striking "Maleficent Appears." While Sleeping Beauty failed to generate a definitive theme à la "When You Wish Upon a Star" or "Someday My Prince Will Come," on the whole it's a richer and more complete work than most soundtracks from Disney's animated heyday, and thus truly for kids of all ages.

Track listing Edit

Track Title Movie Artist
1 Main Title/Once Upon A Dream/Prologue Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty Chorus
2 Hail to the Princess Aurora Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty Chorus
3 The Gifts of Beauty and Song/Maleficent Appears/True Love Conquers All Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty Chorus
4 The Burning of the Spinning Wheels/The Fairies Plan Sleeping Beauty George Bruns
5 Maleficent's Frustration Sleeping Beauty George Bruns
6 A Cottage in the Woods Sleeping Beauty George Bruns
7 Do You Heart That?/I Wonder Sleeping Beauty Mary Costa
8 An Unusual Prince/Once Upon A Dream Sleeping Beauty Mary Costa, Bill Shirley and Sleeping Beauty Chorus
9 Magical House Cleaning/Blue or Pink Sleeping Beauty George Bruns
10 A Secret Revealed Sleeping Beauty George Bruns
11 Skumps (Drking Song)/The Royal Argument Sleeping Beauty Taylor Holmes and Bill Thompson
12 Prince Phillip Arrives/How to Tell Stefan Sleeping Beauty George Bruns
13 Aurora's Return/Maleficent's Evil Spell Sleeping Beauty George Bruns
14 Poor Aurora/Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty Chorus
15 Forbidden Mountain Sleeping Beauty George Bruns
16 A Fairy Tale Come True Sleeping Beauty George Bruns
17 Battle With the Forces of Evil Sleeping Beauty George Bruns
18 Awakening Sleeping Beauty George Bruns
19 Finale Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty Chorus
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