[...] As both composer and music arranger, his Disney credits include Mary Poppins, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Pete’s Dragon, Mickey’s Christmas Carol, and the 1982 reissue of Fantasia. Non-Disney work includes Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Charlotte’s Web, and the Broadway production of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.
In 1986, as part of the research for the book The Disney Studio Story (co-authored by Brian Sibley), Richard Holliss interviewed Kostal about his time at the Disney studio, in particular his work on Mary Poppins and the (now controversial) 1982 digital re-recording of Fantasia.

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