Walt Disney Records will release a new soundtrack album for the 1996 animated feature The Hunchback of Notre Dame directed by Gary Trousdale & Kirk Wise and starring Tom Hulce, Demi Moore, Tony Jay, Kevin Kline, Jason Alexander, Paul Kandel, Charles Kimbrough, Mary Wickes and David Ogden Stiers. The Legacy Collection release coincides with the movie’s 25th anniversary and features the original songs from the film written by Academy Award winner Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Enchanted, Tangled) and featuring lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (The Prince of Egypt, Wicked), as well as the remastered original score by Menken, including previously unreleased music. Also included are never before released demo recordings of the songs performed by Menken, Schwartz & others. The 2-CD set will be coming out on September 22 and is now available for pre-order on the Disney Music Emporium website. A digital version will be available to stream/download here. Walt Disney Records has previously released the 16-tracks 1996 original soundtrack featuring the film’s songs and selections of Menken’s score (click here to purchase the CD and stream/download the album).

Here’s the album track list:

Disc 1:

1. The Bells of Notre Dame – Paul Kandel, David Ogden Stiers, Tony Jay and Chorus – The Hunchback of Notre Dame
2. Morning in the Bell Tower (Score)
3. Out There – Tony Jay and Tom Hulce
4. The World Outside (Score)
5. Feast of Fools (Score)
6. Topsy Turvy – Paul Kandel and Chorus – The Hunchback of Notre Dame
7. The Pillory (Score)
8. Humiliation (Score)
9. Frollo’s Judgement (Score)
10. God Help the Outcasts – Heidi Mollenhauer and Chorus – The Hunchback of Notre Dame
11. The Cathedral (Score)
12. Heaven’s Light/Hellfire – Tom Hulce, Tony Jay and Chorus – The Hunchback of Notre Dame
13. Find the Girl (Score)
14. A Guy Like You – Jason Alexander, Charles Kimbrough, Mary Wickes and Mary Stout
15. Escape (Score)
16. The Court of Miracles – Paul Kandel and Chorus – The Hunchback of Notre Dame
17. Sanctuary! (Score)
18. And He Shall Smite the Wicked (Score)

Disc 2:

1. Emergence (Score)
2. The Bells of Notre Dame (Reprise) – Paul Kandel and Chorus – The Hunchback of Notre Dame
3. Someday – All-4-One
4. God Help the Outcasts – Bette Midler
5. The Bells of Notre Dame (Demo) – Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz
6. Die Glocken Notre Dames (From the Musical “Der Glöckner von Notre Dame) – Jens Janke, Norbert Lamla, Carlo Lauber and Chorus – The Hunchback of Notre Dame
7. Out There (Demo 1) – Stephen Schwartz and Alan Menken
8. Out There (Demo 2) – Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz
9. Draussen (From the Musical “Der Glöckner von Notre Dame”) – Drew Sarich
10. Topsy Turvy (Demo 1) – Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz
11. Topsy Turvy (Demo 2) – Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz
12. God Help the Outcasts (Demo 1) – Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz
13. God Help the Outcasts (Demo 2) – Heidi Mollenhauer
14. Someday (Demo) – Alan Menken
15. Someday (Heidi Mollenhauer Version) – Heidi Mollenhauer
16. In a Place of Miracles (Synth Demo) – Alan Menken, Heidi Mollenhauer and Stephen Schwartz
17. Hellfire (Demo) – Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz
18. Heaven’s Light (Reprise – Demo) – Alan Menken
19. A Guy Like You (1st Demo) – Alan Menken
20. A Guy Like You (Full Demo) – Alan Menken

  1. Joey says:

    The Legacy Collection is back!

  2. Bernd-Helmut Heine says:

    Finally: One of Menken´s best scores gets a long-deserved expanded album treatment.

  3. JackS says:

    This soundtrack is a masterpiece!

  4. Michael Kurland says:

    One of the best of Alan Menken’s works for Disney now available in its entirety. To quote the gargoyle Hugo, “All right! All Right!”