Since 1923, Disney has played an important role in everyone’s childhood. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a senior or a Gen A kid. We’re pretty sure almost anyone has vivid childhood memories attached to Disney.
The company has created thousands of amazing animated movies and shows to bring colors into kids’ lives. Be it the earliest Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs or the latest Coco – these thoughtful animations are popular throughout the world.
So, in today’s post, we’ve rounded up the top-30 easy Disney piano songs for beginners. The difficulty level increases down the list. That said, even the most challenging one has a 6/10-rating. Read more!
30 Easy Disney Piano Songs
1. Remember Me – Coco
Coco is one of the most emotional yet thought-provoking movies made by Disney. The song Remember Me is about remembering and honoring the family members who have passed away. This particular song reinforces the movie’s main theme, which is the Mexican event Dia de Los Muertos.
2. You’ll Be in My Heart – Tarzan
If you wish to play a motherly love song that is easy and recognizable, You’ll Be In My Heart by Phillips Collins is the perfect pick. The lullaby-like song first got used in the opening scenes of the movie when the adoptive mother gorilla sings Baby Tarzan to sleep.
3. When You Wish Upon the Star – Pinocchio
Pinocchio probably gave every kid a lesson in their lives – never lie!
Well, the song When You Wish Upon the Star plays during the opening credits and ending scenes of the movie. It is sung by the character Jiminy Cricket while the woodworker wishes for the puppet to turn into a boy, and it becomes true.
4. Go the Distance – Hercules
Go the Distance by Alan Menken is a super-simple song with a catchy melody. Young Hercules sings it in the 1997 animated movie while trying to understand why he didn’t fit in despite his amazing super-human abilities.
5. Let it Go – Frozen
Released in 2013, Frozen stole the hearts of millions of girls and boys with its iconic song Let It Go. Its original version uses some unusual chords to produce upbeat music. However, the video tutorial attached below provides an easy and simple method to play it on the piano.
6. Do You Want to Build a Snowman? – Frozen
There’s no way you wouldn’t have heard people singing Let It Go followed by the catchy Do You Want to Build a Snowman. The song beautifully sheds light on the deteriorating relations between the two sisters – Elsa and Anna.
7. Circle of Life – The Lion King
Everyone loves the movie, Lion King. The mere reminder of the scene where King Mufasa dies and Simba runs away brings up tears. Amazingly, the popular song ‘Circle of Life’ by Elton John is super easy to play on the piano!
8. Can You Feel The Love Tonight – The Lion King
Another great song by Elton John that anyone can master on the piano is ‘Can You Feel The Love Tonight. It is a beautiful love song that plays in the background when the now grown-up Simba and Nala find each other.
9. Prince Ali – Aladdin
Aladdin is a magical animated movie set in the Arabian region. It portrays the story of a poor street boy Ali who meets the Sultan’s daughter and falls in love. However, his journey becomes difficult when the evil sorcerer Jaffar tries to imprison and manipulate him.
10. Reflection – Mulan
Mulan uncovers many amazing themes related to self-awareness, good/bad, and inner strength. The song Reflection plays during the scenes when Mulan tries to find who she is and why she is unable to do what she wants.
11. Cruella de Vil – 101 Dalmatians
Cruella de Vil is the name of the main antagonist in the fantasy movie 101 Dalmatians. This particular song introduces the character and her nature.
12. Un Poco Loco – Coco
Coco is full of magical catchy songs to play on the piano. Un Poco Loco are Spanish words that translate into A little Crazy. The song is played by Hector for Imelda.
13. The World es Mi Familia – Coco
Miguel sings this particular song to gain the attention of the character Ernesto de la Cruz. While singing and running after the character, Miguel falls into the pool. The song has a lively, dramatic vibe to it.
14. Belle – Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast teaches a valuable lesson – value the inward characteristics of a person more than the outward appearance. The easy and upbeat song Belle introduces the main character, who eventually falls in love with a beast.
15. Gaston – Beauty and the Beast
Similar to Belle, this song got used in the animated movie to unveil the main antagonist of the story, Gaston. It has a cheery tone as Gaston sings it to cheer himself up after Belle’s rejection.
16. Something There – Beauty and the Beast
The song ‘Something There’ is slow and flowy as it highlights the developing romance between Belle and Beast. It emphasizes the absence of something in their initial encounter that caused hostility, but now it’s visible and clear.
17. Once Upon a Dream – Sleeping Beauty
Sleeping Beauty is a wholesome and moving story about a princess cursed by a witch. She eventually gets awakened by Prince Philips. The song Once Upon a Dream revolves around the main theme, which is the love between Aurora and Phillips.
18. A Whole New World – Aladdin
As the title explains, this song is about the world of freedom and will that lies beyond the parameters of the castle. Aladdin uses this song to show Jasmine this world and its wonders.
19. A Dream’s a Wish Your Heart Makes – Cinderella
A song that reminds you of happiness and joy – the amazing A Dream’s a Wish Your Heart Makes from Cinderella is one of the easiest to play. You can perfect the notes only after a few practices.
20. Where You Are – Moana
Moana is an empowering movie that features a teenage girl who sets on a daring mission to protect the people of her home island. The bright tones of the song fall in harmony with the scene where the colorful lifestyle of the island inhabitants unravels.
21. We Know the Way – Moana
Another cheery song from the movie that you can try on the piano is We Know the Way. Although its lyrics showcase more Polynesian languages than English, the tune and notes are super simple.
22. How Far I’ll Go – Moana
This particular song’s a personal favorite from Moana that talks about your power and extents. It gives you an overwhelming sense of hope, optimism, and courage.
23. I See Light – Tangled
Beautiful’s the only word that can describe the music, lyrics, and overall atmosphere created by the song ‘I See Light’ from the movie Tangled. It’s a fun and revisioned version of the original story of Rapunzel.
24. Start of Something New – High School Musical
Who said Disney is all about animations? The TV series produced for teenagers and young adults are iconic in their own ways. One popular example is the High School Musical which featured countless easy songs like Start of Something New.
25. The Bare Necessities – The Jungle Book
Look for bare necessities/ Forget all about your worries and your strife!
Almost everyone from around the 1960s to the 2000s remembers these lines like daylight!
The thriller adventures of Mowgli and his animal friends were truly a joy to watch. You can easily play its famous The Bare Necessities using the video below!
26. Colors of the Wind – Pocahontas
Pocahontas focused on multiple important messages like evil/good, ways of tribal people, and nature. The song ‘Colors of the Wind’ talks about how the wonders of the earth should get respected and not conquered.
27. Feed the Birds – Mary Poppins
This particular song is going to be a little challenging if you haven’t played piano before. While most of the song uses basic chords, there are some unusual and tricky ones. But, worry not because the useful resources below will help you ace it in no time!
28. Under the Sea – The Little Mermaid
The theme song of the movie Little Mermaid is an amazing option for beginners. It’s a mix of easy and a few intermediate notes that will create an enjoyable melody.
29. Le Festin – Ratatouille
Ratatouille is a strange tale about a rat with cooking talents who befriends a young chef. The theme song ‘Le Festin’ brings in pleasant french melodies and vibes.
30. You’ve Got a Friend in Me – Toy Story
It won’t be wrong to claim that every child started spying on their toys after watching the Toy Story. The adventurous journey of toys features plenty of simple songs that you can play to relive childhood memories. One popular pick is You’ve Got a Friend in Me.
All in all, no song is difficult to play if you have got the will and determination. Just keep practicing, and you can perfect everything. To help you get started, we discussed the top easy Disney piano songs from the earliest productions to the latest releases. Hopefully, it was helpful!