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Episode 012 - Candlelight Processional narrated by Roger Rabbit

Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

Release Date: 12/08/2016

Magic Kingdom Trip using Genie+ show art Magic Kingdom Trip using Genie+

Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

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Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

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  • Livestream of Spaceship Earth transforming into Death Star
    • Needed some practice for the livestream
    • The best part was the laser
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  • Candlelight Processional
    • Began in 1958 at Disneyland on Main Street
    • The living Christmas Tree was added in 1960 and was formed by the Western High School A’Capella Choir. The choir director retired in 1981 and in 1982 the Disney Employee Choir filled their place, and hold it to the present time
    • Celebrity narrators were added in 1961 and Dennis Morgan was the first narrator, and was the narrator through 1964. Dick Van Dyke was the narrator in 1965 (which would end up being the last that Walt attended), and it changed each year after that, with some repeats.
    • WDW has always had a celebrity narrator. Rock Hudson was the first WDW narrator in 1971.
    • It performed for two nights only in Disneyland and WDW.
    • In 1993, because of guest demand, WDW’s was moved to Epcot and ran two shows each night for 15 nights. It was so successful that in 1994, it was expanded to 30 nights with two performances each night.
    • The Disneyland Candlelight Procession and Ceremony moved to a new home at the Fantasyland Theater in 1998, returning to Main Street in 2003, and beginning in 2012 it was presented multiple nights.
    • It’s a presentation of the Christmas story in readings by a celebrity narrator and music by a Mass choir and 50-piece orchestra
    • It’s pure Christmas; the story of the birth of Christ
    • Current music set list for Epcot’s presentation:
      • Candlelight Carillon (Processional)
      • O Little Town of Bethlehem
      • Hark The Herald Angels Sing
      • God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
      • Shout for Joy
      • O Come All Ye Faithful
      • Away in a Manger
      • O Holy Night
      • Angels from the Realms of Glory
      • Il Est Ne
      • Rejoice with Exceeding Great Joy (Glenn’s favorite!)
      • What Child is This
      • Do You Hear What I Hear
      • Silent Night
      • Joy to the World
      • Hallelujah
      • The Wonderful World of Christmas (recessional)
    • We listen to the music during the Christmas season since we can’t be there, and we watched a livestream of a production last week with Neil Patrick Harris
    • Celebrity narrators