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"The Bells of Notre Dame" is a song from the Disney film, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, composed by Alan Menken, with lyrics by Stephen Schwartz.

Victor Hugo wrote “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” to help preserve the cathedral

Paris in the late 15th century. In the bell tower of the Notre Dame Cathedral in the centre of the city lived a bell-ringer by the name of Quasimodo. Day after day, Quasimodo would look down on the city from the tower. His only friends were the bells and stone figures gargoyles who somehow came to life in his presence. He always dreamed of freedom. The Festival of Fools, a yearly event, has come around once again.

Just shy of a couple centuries ago, Notre Dame was in such a state of disrepair and so deeply unpopular with Parisians that Victor Hugo felt compelled to write a book in its defense. Architecture sets the stage, backdrops the major characters, and forever binds their fates. With the story of Quasimodo, the deformed foundling abandoned at the cathedral, Hugo captured the popular imagination. Quasimodo lived out his days as the bell-ringer of Notre Dame in the s. In , a project began that would include the addition of elements considered essential to Notre Dame—and now emblematic of tragic loss. The 56 chimera lining the balcony connecting the bell towers and the ton spire were among them. The story took place in the 15th century, during the advent of the printing press.

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As the Walt Disney Pictures logo fades off the screen, the chorus heard in the background mixes with the bells of Notre Dame cathedral ringing. A long zoom in through the city until we reach the Clopin singing to a group of children watching his puppet show. The Bells of Notre Dame. Listen, they're beautiful, no? So many colors of sounds, so many changing moods. Because, you know, they don't ring all by themselves. Clopin: No, silly boy.

2 COMMENTS

  1. Laetitia C. says:

    Cathedral bells were traditionally used to warn people of an imminent attack, to call people together and to announce events.

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