Walt Disney Records has just released Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection. The set is available on both physical and digital formats today.

Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection: Beauty and the Beast set features the songs and score from the film on Disc One, plus previously unreleased demos, and bonus tracks performed by eight-time Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken and two-time Academy Award winner Howard Ashman on Disc Two. Also included are liner notes by Alan Menken. The CD cover and 20-page booklet feature newly created artwork from Lorelay Bove, a visual development artist at Walt Disney Animation Studios (Tangled, Winnie the Pooh, Wreck-It Ralph).  Bove’s art can be seen in the hardcover book, Lovely: Ladies of Animation: The Art of Lorelay Bove, Brittney Lee, Claire Keane, Lisa Keene, Victoria Ying and Helen Chen.

Beauty and the Beast broke ground as the first animated feature film to receive an Academy Award nomination for best picture.  Beauty and the Beast was nominated for six Academy Awards and was the first animated feature to receive an Academy Award nomination for best picture. It won two Oscars, including best song, by the renowned Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, and best original score (Menken), as well as a Golden Globe Award for best comedy/musical.

Beauty and the Beast was Disney’s first animated film adapted into a Broadway musical, which ran for 5,464 performances from 1994-2007 and has delighted more than 35 million people worldwide. On March 17, 2017, audiences experienced the retelling of the original tale through Disney’s live-action film, “Beauty and the Beast,” starring Emma Watson as Belle and Alan Menken’s music score.  “Beauty and the Beast” was one of the top grossing films of 2017 earning over $1.26 billion worldwide.

Track list:

Disc One

  1. “Main Title” – Prologue Performed by Alan Menken
  2. “Belle” Performed by Paige O’Hara and Richard White and Chorus – Beauty and the Beast
  3. “Little Town” Performed by Alan Menken
  4. “Journey to the Castle” – Performed by Alan Menken
  5. “Maurice Taken/Gaston Rejected – Performed by Alan Menken
  6. “Belle” (Reprise) – Performed by Paige O’Hara
  7. “Belle Enters the Beast’s World”- Performed by Alan Menken
  8. “Gaston”- Performed by Jesse Corti and Richard White and Chorus – Beauty and the Beast
  9. “Gaston” (Reprise) – Performed by Jesse Corti and Richard White and Chorus – Beauty and the Beast
  10. “Enchanted Objects”- Performed by Alan Menken
  11. “Be Our Guest” – Performed by Angela Lansbury and Jerry Orbach and Chorus – Beauty and the Beast
  12. “Be Our Guest” – Playoff – Performed by Alan Menken
  13. “Escape from the West Wing/Wolf Attack” – Performed by Alan Menken
  14. “Coming Together”- Performed by Alan Menken
  15. “Something There”- Performed by Angela Lansbury, David Ogden Stiers, Jerry Orbach, Paige O’Hara and Robby Benson

 

Disc Two

  1. “Human Again”)- Performed by Angela Lansbury, Jerry Orbach, David Ogden Stiers and Jo Anne Worley
  2. “Tonight’s the Night”- Performed by Alan Menken
  3. “Beauty and the Beast”- Performed by Angela Lansbury
  4. “Beast Lets Go” – Performed by Alan Menken
  5. “The Mob Song”- Performed by Richard White and Chorus – Beauty and the Beast
  6. “Battle in the Castle” – Performed by Alan Menken
  7. “Death of the Beast” – Performed by Alan Menken
  8. “Transformation”- Performed by Chorus – Beauty and the Beast
  9. “Beauty and the Beast” (Single) – Performed by Céline Dion and Peabo Bryson
  10. “Belle” – For Linda Worthington (Demo) – Performed by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken
  11. “Belle” (Demo) – Performed by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken
  12. “Gaston” (Demo) – Performed by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken
  13. “Gaston” (Reprise – Demo) – Performed by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken
  14. “Be Our Guest” (Demo) – Performed by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken
  15. “Human Again” (Demo) – Performed by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken
  16. “Beauty and the Beast” (Demo) – Performed by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken

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