Walt Disney DVD's visionary masterpiece is as enduring today as when it was first released in 1940. Though one might assume that this is a film for children, it really knows no age, and it is just as enjoyable for adults. 24 Hours DVDThe combination of beautiful classical music led by renowned conductor Leopold Stokowski, and amazing animations from the Disney team is a banquet for the senses.What is so amazing about this film is how far ahead of its time it was. Disney had already pioneered the concept of bringing classical music to children with "Silly Symphonies" which were animated shorts set to familiar classical pieces. Sons of Anarchy DVD He had developed the Multiplane camera, which allowed animations to appear as if they had depth. He had assembled an enormous team of animators and redefined the industry.
Everything was in place for a chance meeting with Leopold Stokowski that flowered into a collaboration of obsessive geniuses that would become Fantasia.Criminal Minds DVDFantasia really consists of a series of enchanting animated shorts, each adapted to a particular piece of classical music. There are free form abstract interpretations like the Toccata and Fugue in D Minor (Johann Sebastian Bach), a Mickey Mouse version of the Sorcerer's Apprentice (Paul Dukas), and interpretive pieces such as the Pastoral Symphony (Ludwig van Beethoven) and the Nutracker Suite (Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky). One Tree Hill DVDThe selection of the music and the animators' perfect synchronization of the visual images produce a magical and seamless product that makes it seem that the music is written for the images rather than the other way around.