Season 4 Episode 2 | Alan Menken's musical Disney revolution


Kenny and Robert being the show discussing how Alan Menken and Howard Ashman helped launch Disney into its new generation with The Little Mermaid. Robert reflects on joining the film as a music producer, unaware of how pivotal this film would be for the future of music in animation. Then, the guys check Score: The Mailbox and answer a question about when and why a composer should get an agent.


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Later, iconic composer and songwriter Alan Menken joins the show sharing how we went from writing for musicals on stage to transitioning into Hollywood with his longtime partner, the late Howard Ashman. Menken discusses developing some of his most famous songs and score from The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Pocahantas, Hercules, Aladdin and more.


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Hosts: Robert Kraft & Kenny Holmes

Executive Producer: Matt Schrader

Coordinator: Carol Kuswanto

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This episode is presented by Spitfire Audio


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Follow us on Twitter @ScoreThePodcast or send Kenny and Robert your questions for the mailbox at ScoreTheMailbox@epicleff.com


Hosts: Robert Kraft & Kenny Holmes

Executive Producer: Matt Schrader

Coordinator: Carol Kuswanto


© 2021 Epicleff Media

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