Once Upon A Dream - Sleeping Beauty - Tchaikovsky

Once Upon A Dream
(P.I. Tchaikovsky)

Once Upon A Dream
by P.I. Tchaikovsky

Poster Once Upon A Dream” width=

Once Upon A Dream ” is a song written for the 1959 animated musical fantasy film Sleeping Beauty produced by Walt Disney. Its lyrics were written by Jack Lawrence, and Sammy Fain. The song’s melody is based on the “Grande valse villageoise” (nicknamed “The Garland Waltz”), from the 1890 ballet The Sleeping Beauty by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
“Once Upon a Dream” serves as the film’s main theme, and as the love theme of Princess Aurora and Prince Philip. It is performed in the film by a chorus as an overture and third-reprise finale,as well as in a duet by Mary Costa and Bill Shirley, who voiced the roles of Aurora and Philip, respectively.

Lyrics

I know you, I walked with you once upon a dream
I know you, that look in your eyes is so familiar a gleam
And I know it’s true that visions are seldom all they seem
But if I know you, I know what you’ll do
You’ll love me at once, the way you did once upon a dream

But if I know you, I know what you’ll do
You’ll love me at once
The way you did once upon a dream

I know you, I walked with you once upon a dream
I know you, that gleam in your eyes is so familiar a gleam
And I know it’s true that visions are seldom all they seem
But if I know you, I know what you’ll do
You’ll love me at once, the way you did once upon a dream

Songwriters: Sammy Fain / Jack Lawrence / Tchaikowsky