Penn Library

Leopold Stokowski:
Making Music Matter

Curated by Marjorie Hassen

Otto E. Albrecht Music Library
University of Pennsylvania

Souvenir Program for the 1940 Motion Picture Fantasia
Cover, page 2, page 3 (bottom half)

Musical Performance: The Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Leopold Stokowski
Distributor: Walt Disney Productions
Producer: Walt Disney
Production Supervisor: Ben Sharpsteen
Story Direction: Joe Grant, Dick Huemer
Musical Direction: Edward H. Plumb
Musical Film Editor: Stephen Csillag
Recording: William E. Garity, C. O. Slyfield, J. N. A. Hawkins
Narrator: Deems Taylor

Summary: An extraordinary blend of magnificent music and classic Disney animation, featuring a host of unforgettable images, including Mickey Mouse as the Sorcerer's Apprentice.
  • Toccata and fugue in D minor: director, Samuel Armstrong; music, Johann Sebastian Bach
  • The Nutcracker Suite: director, Samuel Armstrong; music, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
  • The Sorcerer's Apprentice: director, James Algar; music, Paul Dukas
  • Rite of Spring: directors, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield; music, Igor Stravinsky
  • Pastoral Symphony: directors, Hamilton Luske, Jim Handley, Ford Beebe; music, Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Dance of the Hours: directors, T. Hee, Norm Ferguson; music, Amilcare Ponchielli
  • Night on Bald Mountain: director, Wilfred Jackson; music, Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky
  • Ave Maria: director, Wilfred Jackson; music, Franz Schubert.
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