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Menken, Alan

Works: 863 works in 2,281 publications in 15 languages and 48,681 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Musical films  Fantasy films  Motion pictures  Comedy films  History  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Composer, Lyricist, Instrumentalist, Performer, Arranger, Musician, Compiler, Contributor, Creator, Director, Singer, Actor, Other, Interviewee, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Alan Menken
The little mermaid by Walt Disney( visu )
49 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,087 libraries worldwide
Ariel is a fun-loving and mischievous mermaid who is enchanted with all things human. Disregarding her father's order to stay away from the world above the sea, she swims to the surface and, in a raging storm, rescues Prince Eric, the man of her dreams. Determined to be human, she strikes a bargain with the devious sea witch, Ursula, and trades her fins and beautiful voice for legs. With her best friend Flounder, and her reluctant chaperon Sebastian at her side, Ariel must win the prince's love and save her father's kingdom
Beauty and the Beast by Jean Cocteau( visu )
38 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,979 libraries worldwide
The spell of an enchantress opens this classic fairy tale, turning a cruel prince into a hideous beast. Belle, the heroine, is a book-loving young lady trapped by the beast when she comes looking for her father. To break the spell, the beast must win Belle's love before the last petal falls from an enchanted rose
Aladdin by Walt Disney Productions( visu )
49 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,195 libraries worldwide
Aladdin is an orphan living on the streets of the city of Agrabah, continually outwitting and avoiding local law enforcement. One day he meets a young girl--also hiding from the guards--who is actually Princess Jasmine, seeking to escape from a disagreement with her father the Sultan about her marriage. He gallantly conceals her, and promptly falls in love. Soon, the Grand Vizier Jafar divines that Aladdin represents the key to his plans, and tricks him into the mysterious Cave of Wonders. Aladdin finds an ornate lamp, and, accidentally comes face-to-face with a blue genie--ready and willing to grant him three wishes. Aladdin, with the help of his sidekicks--a monkey named Abu and a flying carpet--seeks to win Jasmine's hand, defeat the evil Jafar and his vicious parrot, Iago, and save Agrabah. At the conclusion of his adventures, Aladdin learns that he is a prince where it truly matters most--on the inside
Tangled by Byron Howard( visu )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,519 libraries worldwide
Disney's CGI-animated comedy adventure retelling the classic fairy tale of Rapunzel. While hiding out in a seemingly abandoned tower deep in the forest, handsome young bandit Flynn Rider (voice of Zachary Levi) is surprised to discover that the tower does in fact have an occupant in the form of feisty long-haired teen Rapunzel (Mandy Moore). Rapunzel, who has been looking for a means of escape from the tower in which she has been grounded for her entire life, strikes a deal with the dashing outlaw and the unlikely pair soon find themselves caught up in the adventure of a lifetime as they face magic, monsters and villains in their quest for freedom
The hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo( visu )
36 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,230 libraries worldwide
Quasimodo ventures from his tower to the joyous festival of fools, but the crowd turns cruel and rejects him because of the way he looks. The gypsy Esmeralda rescues him and he finds himself battling to save the people and the city he loves--while reminding us to see people as they are rather than how they appear
Pocahontas by Walt Disney( visu )
24 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,076 libraries worldwide
In 1607, the Virginia Company sends a ship from England to America to stake a claim on the New World and bring back the gold that is rumored to be abundant there. Ambitious Governor Ratcliffe is head of the expedition, but well-known explorer and adventurer John Smith is the natural leader. Well-armed, the men anticipate easily fighting off any one they encounter, but John Smith's first meeting with a native is not at all what he expects. Chief Powhatan's daughter, Pocahontas resists taking life seriously, although her father wishes for her to marry and take her place as a leader of her people. As Pocahontas and John Smith fall in love, however, both find that their lives are going in directions they never anticipated
Hercules by John Musker( visu )
38 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,914 libraries worldwide
Animated, musical adaptation of the story of Hercules
Enchanted by Kevin Lima( visu )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,797 libraries worldwide
Banished from the magical fairy-tale land of Andalasia, Giselle, a princess-to-be, finds herself in real-world New York City, where she learns about life and love, enchanting a cynical divorce lawyer along the way
Home on the range by Will Finn( visu )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,771 libraries worldwide
Three cows, a stallion, and several of their four-footed friends band together to stop a greedy outlaw from taking over the Patch of Heaven dairy farm
Pocahontas an original Walt Disney Records soundtrack by Alan Menken( Sound Recording )
47 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,095 libraries worldwide
Celebrate the twentieth anniversary of a Disney classic with collection that features the original Academy Award winning soundtrack, as well as valuable documentary content that tells the story behind the music
Newsies ( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,089 libraries worldwide
July, 1899: When Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise the distribution price one-tenth of a cent per paper, ten cents per hundred, the newsboys, poor enough already, are outraged. Inspired by the strike put on by the trolley workers, Jack "Cowboy" Kelly organizes a newsboys' strike. With David Jacobs as the brains of the new union, and Jack as the voice, the weak and oppressed found the strength to band together and challenge the powerful
Beauty and the beast original motion picture soundtrack by Alan Menken( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,051 libraries worldwide
Songs from the original sound track of the Disney movie based on the fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast
Little shop of horrors by Alan Menken( visu )
38 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 835 libraries worldwide
In this musical, Mushnik's Flower Shop houses an exotic potted plant called Audrey II. People are rushing in to see it but if they knew the truth, they would rush right out
Tangled by Alan Menken( Sound Recording )
13 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 717 libraries worldwide
When the kingdom's most wanted bandit, Flynn Rider, hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel. The soundtrack features songs performed by Mandy Moore and Grace Potter
Disney's Beauty and the beast the Broadway musical by Alan Menken( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 700 libraries worldwide
Walt Disney Studios' smash animated hit comes to the Broadway stage with many of the film's classic songs, including Be Our Guest
Enchanted by Alan Menken( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 685 libraries worldwide
Disney's highly anticipated family holiday movie and musical event of the season features a score including original songs from pop/country superstar Carrie Underwood, singer/songwriter Jon McLaughlin, and film star Amy Adams
Little shop of horrors original cast album by Alan Menken( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 602 libraries worldwide
From the hit musical that gripped many fans comes its beloved soundtrack filled with funny, scary, and sweet songs in a classic campy format
Disney's the little mermaid an original Walt Disney Records soundtrack by Alan Menken( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 589 libraries worldwide
Walt Disney Pictures presents Aladdin original motion picture soundtrack by Alan Menken( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 553 libraries worldwide
Aladdin special edition soundtrack by Alan Menken( Sound Recording )
44 editions published between 1403 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 541 libraries worldwide
All the great songs from the Disney movie Aladdin
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Alan Menken Amerikaans componist
Alan Menken amerikansk pianist och kompositör
Alan Menken amerikansk pianist og komponist
Alan Menken compositeur américain
Alan Menken compositore statunitense
Alan Menken US-amerikanischer Komponist
Alan Menkin
Beauty and the Beast
King David
Little Shop of Horrors
Menken, Alan Irwin
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
The Little Mermaid
Άλαν Μένκεν
Менкен, Алан
Ալան Մենկեն
אלן מנקן
آلن منکن آهنگساز و پیانیست آمریکایی
앨런 멘켄
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