The Full Wiki

More info on Baroque Hoedown

Baroque Hoedown: Wikis

Advertisements
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

"Baroque Hoedown" was created by early synthesizer pioneers (and frequent collaborators) Jean-Jacques Perrey and Gershon Kingsley (Perrey-Kingsley). The composition was once described as being a "harpsichord gone country". It later became the theme song for Disney's Main Street Electrical Parade and for a time, the Electrical Water Pageant. It was also incorporated into Tokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade: DreamLights, Light Magic and Remember... Dreams Come True as a tribute to the Main Street Electrical Parade.

In the 1970s, Walt Disney Productions chose this tune to be the theme for the Electrical Parade. It was extraordinary, I didn't know about it because the publishers said nothing to me. It was by chance, in 1980, that I went there and was so surprised to hear Baroque Hoedown arranged for a full orchestra.

—Jean-Jacques Perrey, text from English subtitle[1]

Samples

The "Baroque Hoedown" melody is used in many songs, including:

References

  1. ^ Perrey. (2005) (From One Lightbulb To Another bonus documentary). Explore the Magic. [DVD]. Disneyland Resort Paris.  
Advertisements

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message