Fun fact: 2/2 time is much more common than 2/4 time in Disney songs.
(2/2 is also called Cut Time)
In fact, I've only found 3 Disney songs, so far, that are notated in 2/4 in the published sheet music:
Can you think of any others?
By contrast, here's a list of Disney songs that are notated in cut time (2/2):
Why do you think 2/2 is so much more common than 2/4 among Disney songs? It genuinely surprised me!
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