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Encyclopedia > Fantasia
Look up Fantasia in Wiktionary, the free dictionary

Fantasia may refer to one of several things. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary logo Wiktionary is a sister project to Wikipedia intended to be a free wiki dictionary (including thesaurus and lexicon) in every language. ...

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In music

The fantasia (also English fantasy, German fantasie, French fantaisie) is a musical composition with its roots in the art of improvisation. ... Fantasia Contrappuntistica is a solo piano piece composed by Ferruccio Busoni. ... Also known as the The Fantasia was one of the first major successes of British composer Ralph Vaughan Williams. ... Fantasia para un Gentilhombre (Spanish Fantasy for a Gentleman) is a 1954 work by the Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo. ... Fantasia was a 1986 album by Franco De Vita released on the Sonotone label. ... Fantasia Barrinos debut album Free Yourself Fantasia Monique Barrino, or simply Fantasia (born June 30, 1984 in High Point, North Carolina), is an African-American rhythm and blues singer, who came to fame as the winner of the third season of the television series American Idol. ... Album Cover Hand on the Torch was the debut album for the jazz-rap group Us3. ...

In film

  • Fantasia, a 1940 film produced by Walt Disney, combining animated segments set to classical music with live-action wraparounds.
  • Fantasia, a 2004 Hong Kong film starring Jordan Chan
  • Fantasia Festival, a genre film festival held each summer in Montreal.
  • in the film The Neverending Story, a fictional world containing all of human fantasy; in the original novel book it is called Fantastica.
  • one of the stage names used by porn star Brooke Ashley.

Fantasia is a 1940 motion picture, the third in the Disney animated features canon, which was a Walt Disney experiment in animation and music. ... Fantasia 2000 is an animated film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation, which premiered on December 17, 1999, and was released by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution; first to IMAX theaters on December 31, 1999, and later to regular theatres in June 2000. ... Jordan Chan Jordan Chan Siu Chun (Traditional Chinese: 陳小春, Simplified Chinese: 陈小春) is one of Hong Kongs popular singer and actor. ... Fantasia Festival (Fantasia-fest, FanTasia, Fant-Asia) is North Americas premiere genre film festival. ... DVD cover The NeverEnding Story, or Die Unendliche Geschichte (its German title), is the 1984 film adaptation of the fantasy novel by Michael Ende. ... Brooke Ashley (born May 5, 1973 in Daegu, South Korea) is an adult actress. ...

Other meanings

  • Show tango, also called Fantasia, is a more theatrical and exaggerated form of Argentine tango developed to suit the stage.
  • In some contexts, fantasia can refer to charisma or imagination. Such usage, however, is rare in modern English, and often is a result of Engrish usage by foreigners.

Tango in the streets of Buenos Aires Tango is a social dance form that originated in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Montevideo, Uruguay. ... Sign in a toilet in Shanghai, instructing people to put used paper napkins in the wastebin Engrish is a pejorative slang term which refers to poor-quality attempts by Japanese writers to create English words and phrases; whether in mistranslation of an original Japanese language text, or in an attempt...

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  Results from FactBites:
 
Fantasia - definition of Fantasia in Encyclopedia (139 words)
Fantasia is a free musical composition structured according to the composer's fancy.
Fantasia (1940) is Walt Disney's motion picture experiment with animation and music.
Fantasia is the name of a fictional world in the movie version of The Neverending Story containing all of human fantasy; in the book it is called Fantastica.
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