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Favorite Park for Music?

Discussion in 'Disney Parks and Resorts' started by Gredo G., Mar 16, 2002.

  1. Gredo G.

    Gredo G. New Member

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    I am interested in knowing what everyones choice would be for favorite park for music (Disneyland, DCA, Epcot, TDL, etc..)

    My choice is Epcot. I love the Spacey sounds from Future World and the different sounds from the World Showcase. Not to mention, the current Illuminations show is great!
     
  2. Gurgitoy2

    Gurgitoy2 Active Member

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    Do you mean just music in general, or which park has the best CD's?

    In general, I would have to agree with you that Epcot is my favorite park (except that they've taken out all of the old rides with theme songs). I love World Showcase! I haven't been to Tokyo DisneySea yet, but I'll bet that's got some great music too.

    As for CD's, hands down it's TDL!
     
  3. Maestrojosh87

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    In terms of music, I'd say Epcot and DHS. They sound so majestic while still sounding contemporary. You get a mix of both at each park.
    Here is a breakdown of pretty much all the music you hear in each park and its moods.

    Spaceship Earth - majestic/orchestral (current)
    majestic/orchestral/synthetic (1994)
    majestic/orchestral/synthetic (1986)

    Future World Area Music - synthetic/contemporary/slightly orchestral/majestic

    Universe of Energy - majestic/orchestral/light-hearted (current)
    majestic/orchestral/synthetic (original)

    Test Track - contemporary/synthetic/techno style
    World of Motion - light-hearted/orchestral/majestic

    Mission: Space - majestic/orchestral
    Horizons - majestic/orchestral/light-hearted/synthetic

    Wonders of Life (now defunct) -
    Area Music - contemporary/ethereal/synthetic/slightly orchestral
    Cranium Command - orchestral/light-hearted
    The Making of Me - orchestral/light-hearted

    HISTA! - orchestral/light-hearted
    Captain EO - orchestral/majestic/heroic
    Magic Journeys - orchestral/smooth/synthetic

    Journey Into Imagination (current) - orchestral/light-hearted (main attraction music)
    contemporary/weird/synthetic (outside area music)
    (1999) - contemporary/weird/synthetic (all music)
    (original) - contemporary/light-hearted/orchestral/synthetic (all music)

    The Living Seas - contemporary/synthetic
    The Seas with Nemo and Friends - contemporary/orchestral (Nemo overlays)

    Living With the Land - synthetic/contemporary

    Soarin' - orchestral/majestic
    Food Rocks - rockin'
    Kitchen Kabaret - light-hearted, humorous

    World Showcase - depends on the region where it comes from, uses mostly acoustic instruments

    IllumiNations - heroic/majestic/orchestral

    DHS

    Area music - depends on movie or TV show being used, mostly orchestral, majestic, and grand, some synthetic, funky, and contemporary

    The Great Movie Ride - mostly orchestral/majestic/grand/light-hearted

    Star Tours - mostly orchestral/majestic/heroic

    American Idol Experience - contemporary/synthetic/rockin'
    Doug Live - contemporary/light-hearted/orchestral/rockin'
    Superstar Television - contemporary/smooth/jazzy (I think - does anyone remember this?)

    Sounds Dangerous - (outside area music) contemporary/funky

    Sci-Fi Dine-In - uses stock music from old trailers, all orchestral

    ABC Commissary Lane - uses theme music from TV shows from 1950s-present, depends on music being played if it's synthetic or orchestral or chamber-sized

    Muppet*Vision 3D - (main show orchestration) dance-band size orchestra, light-hearted
    (pre-show orchestration) synth mockup of orchestra

    Toy Story Mania - heroic/orchestral

    Voyage of the Little Mermaid - orchestral/uses orchestrations mostly from film

    One Man's Dream - orchestral/grand

    Lights Motors Action - contemporary/synthetic/electronic/breakbeat style/rockin'/modern

    Rock 'N Roller Coaster - contemporary/rockin'/uses Aerosmith songs

    Twilight Zone Tower of Terror -
    (pre-show score) dissonant/orchestral/weird
    (queue score) old 1930s jazz recordings with added eerie reverb effect
    (main show score) dissonant/partly orchestral/mostly synthetic/weird/scary

    Beauty and the Beast - orchestral, orchestrations modeled after those from film

    Fantasmic! -
    (main show score) orchestral, grand, heroic, exciting
    (pre-show score) contemporary covers of Disney tunes ranging from techno to big-band to country and beyond, and a couple of added surprises
    (all from albums previously available on Walt Disney Records)
     

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