After gawking in wonder at the many facial expressions of superb concert pianist Lang Lang during The Last Night of the Proms on Saturday, I found myself in the mood for some classical entertainment. Which, of course, led me straight to Fantasia - that 1940s fusion of orchestra and animation. Missed the BBC Proms? Don't have iPlayer? Pick this up for 50p and you're sorted.
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Fantasia is a string of eight classical pieces performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra, each accompanied by a separate cartoon vignette. It's undoubtedly a revolutionary work both in terms of content and form. I distinctly recall being the only child in my family who enjoyed Fantasia - the young Ivan was obviously as pretentious as the old Ivan. He probably referred to himself in the third person too.