Norman *Buddy* Baker is responsible for a good bunch of Disney Theme Park Sounds. His musical quality is renowned as numerous awards and honors proove. He holds an A.A. and Doctor of Music Degree from Southwest Baptist University. In 1954 Dr. Baker joined Walt Disney Productions where he remained for 28 years as Composer/Musical Director. During that period he scored more than fifty feature films, over 150 television features, and the *Disney on Parade* arena show. He also served as Composer/Musical Director of WED Enterprises (now WDI), where he scored music for Disneyland, Walt Disney World, EPCOT, and Tokyo Disneyland. He has conducted his Disney theme park music and motion picture scores with The Philadelphia Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of London, and the Graunke Symphony Orchestra of Munich. He has also conducted Disney Programs at the Hollywood Bowl and Radio City Music Hall. He was honored by the Country Music Association for his *Outstanding Contribution to Country Music*. He received the President's Award from the Film Music Society for outstanding contribution to film music education at the USC Thornton School of Music. He received the treasured *Diamond Circle Award* from the Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters for his many years of radio and television broadcasting. In 1995 he was awarded the National Fantasy Fan Club *Disney Legend Award* and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) presented him with their coveted *Lifetime Achievement Award.*

Please visit the tribute to Buddy Baker.

Adventure Thru Inner Space
American Adventure
America the Beautiful
Carousel of Progress (World Fair 1964)
Country Bear Jamboree
Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln
Haunted Mansion
If You Had Wings
Impressions de France
It's Fun To Be Free
It's A Small World (additional scoring)
Journey to the Center of the Earth
Kitchen Kabaret
Listen to the Land
Magic Carpet 'Round the World
Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Mexican Pavillon
People Mover
Sindbad's Seven Voyages
Swiss Family Tree House
Universe of Energy
Winnie the Pooh
Wonders of China
World of Motion


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