Under the Sea (The Little Mermaid Theme Song) free piano sheet music by Alan Menken
About the song
Some stories are timeless. They were able to enjoy our childhood and make us smile even now.
One such story is the Little Mermaid.
Surely any girl wanted at least once in life to be a mermaid who could know all the mysteries of the seas.
"Under The Sea" is featured on the soundtrack of the famous cartoon Little Mermaid.
The rhythmic song composed specifically for this cartoon, easily penetrates the hearts of all those who have kept the child soul.
"Under The Sea" is a song from Disney's, from 1989, composed by Alan Menken. The song itself is sung by cartoon characters, which makes it more attractive and loved by both children and adults worldwide.
If you watched the cartoons with the gorgeous Ariel, if you played at least once the representative song of this cartoon, "Under The Sea", then you'll be happy when I tell you that you can find the sheet music of this song, free to download on our website for your beloved piano.
"Under The Sea" is a hymn of joy and hope that now you can sing it and forward it on through the voice of joy most beautiful features of childhood.
The song from the animated film was released on the 13th of December 1989 along with Disney's well known song.
The song was composed by Alan Menken with lyrics written by Howard Ashman. "Under the sea" from The Little Mermaid was based on the song "The Beautiful Briny" from the 1971 film titled Bedknobs and Broomsticks. Trinidad and Tobago's Calypso style was a powerful influence in this song's creation.
"Under the sea" from The Little Mermaid won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in the year 1989. This song was produced by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman and it has a track length of 3 minutes and 16 seconds.
A little info about the Little Mermaid film
"The Little Mermaid" is a tale written originally by Hans Christian Andersen, a Danish writer.
It has been published originally in the year 1837, but since then has been used and remaked. Animated films have been created, as well as adaptations for musical theaters.
The year 1872 meant the first English translation for this fairy tale. H. P. Paull was the man to thank for. The story and idea of "The Little Mermaid" has been transitioned into an opera piece, titled "Rusalka". Dvorak was the music composer for this opera and its debut was in the year 1901, in Prague.
The year 1905 was the year of a symphonic poem by Alexander von Zemlinsky. The composer from Austria titled his poem that lasted 40 minutes "Die Seejungfrau", which translates to "The Mermaid".
Edward Sheldon wrote a play in 1914, titled "The Garden of Paradise". Sheldon’s inspiration is said to have come from the original Andersen tale. In 1952, the movie "Hans Christian Andersen" incorporates a version of the story, expressed through a ballet scene. Germain Tailleferre has written another version for the opera.
The French composer’s work was adapted by Philippe Soupault and the opera was called "La Petite Sirene".
"The Little Mermaid" made it to the comic book world as well, first in the 50s period. "Classics Illustrated Junior" made a version of the story publicly available. Also, in the comic book genre, a manga by Osamu Tezuka titled "Angel’s Hill" was released as a remake of Andersen’s story. On the TV, it appeared in 1961 when "Shirley Temple Theatre" released a version which featured actress Shirley Temple in the role of the mermaid.
In the Spanish film "Fantasia…3", it was part of the first segment. The movie was released in 1966. That same year, the story was included on the animated film "The Daydreamer". Hayley Mills was the voice of the main character, the mermaid.
In 1968, the Soviet animated film "The Little Mermaid" appeared. In 1976, Bulgaria and USSR worked together to create "Rusalochka". The actress that played the mermaid was called Vyctoriya Novikova. A Czech version appeared that same year, called "Mala morska vila". The mermaid was played by Miroslava Safrankova.
The year 1989 meant the appearance of the Disney movie "The Little Mermaid", followed by a series for television. In 2000, a follow-up on the story came out from Walt Disney, being called "The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea". The year 2008 provides another side to the story with the film "The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning".
|Artists:||Samuel E. Wright|
|Album:||The Little Mermaid: An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack|
|Released:||December 13, 1989|
|Genres:||Pop, Calypso, Show Tune|
|Writers:||Alan Menken (music) And Howard Ashman (lyrics)|
|Producers:||Alan Menken And Howard Ashman|