音樂，一直是迪士尼電影不可或缺的元素，幾乎每一部迪士尼的電影都有一定比例的歌舞劇份量，艾倫•曼肯 (Alan Menken) 就是一手打造迪士尼奇蹟的靈魂人物，他用音樂締造出雅俗共賞的聲音畫面。
相信喜愛迪士尼的朋友對於那一首首動人的歌曲絕對不陌生，如《小美人魚》(Little Mermaid)、《美女與野獸》(Beauty and the Beast)、《阿拉丁》(Aladdin)、《風中奇緣》(Pocahontas)等等，都是出於曼肯之手。他是現今奧斯卡史上獲獎最多的音樂家，也是現今唯一的EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards) 大滿貫得主。
Music has always been an indispensable element of Disney movies. Almost every Disney movie has a certain percentage of musical performance. Alan Menken is the most important person who created the Disney miracle. He used music to create films that are both suit to elegance and common appreciation.
Alan Menken, the legendary composer, has created some of the most beloved songs & musical scores of our time, capturing the imagination of audiences for over 35 years.
Known for his music on stage and screen, he is noted for his multiple works with the Walt Disney company (The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin), as well as Broadway stage musicals Sister Act and Little Shop of Horrors. With eight Academy Awards, he has received more Oscars than any living person, and is the recipient of numerous other awards including Golden Globes, Grammys, Drama Desk Awards, and a Tony Award, Max Steiner Award
I am grateful to Maestro Alan Menken make a time to record the video for Taiwanese audiences. Please listen to my radio show and Alan Menken will meet you there.