Did you ever notice these bits from Snow White and Cinderella are the same?
And it's SO ACADEMIC! The green notes go up, the blue notes go down, til they blend into purple... put 'em together and what have you got? A "polyphonic melody," in the style of Bach.
To pass the time during my cancer treatment, I did a live stream on Twitter about the history of Disney music. Why not, right? :-)
Samantha Zerin has a PhD in historical musicology from New York University, and has taught music theory at NYU, Brown University, and the Borough of Manhattan Community College. She is also a composer and poet, and teaches private students. To learn more about Dr. Zerin and her work, you can visit her main website, www.CreativeShuli.com