THE SNOWMAN CONCERT VERSION FOR NARRATOR, TREBLE AND WIND ORCHESTRA op.653 (November 2013)

THE SNOWMAN FOR WIND BAND (see also 323c)
Published by: Chester Music Ltd
This arrangement by: Phillip Littlemore (for Chester Music)
Instrumentation:

Picc, Flutes, Oboes, Clarinets, Bass Clarinet, Bassoons, Alto Sax,Tenpr Sax, Baritone Sax, French Horns, Trumpets, Trombones, Euphonium, Tuba, String Bass, Harp, Piano, 2 Percussion.  Boy soprano, Narrator (or projected film)


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Note on Lyrics: Howard Blake
Duration: 26 mins
First Performance: Dordrechts Philharmisch Orkest, City of Dordrecht, Netherlands. Rotterdam, Holland, 21st December 2013

Sheet Music Available
Full score for hire
Study score for hire
Orchestral parts for hire
Sheet music for this version available from Chester Music Ltd.

All sheet music for "The Snowman" and "Walking In The Air" since 2010 is published and available from Chester Music Ltd, part of The Music Sales Group, www.chesternovello.com It can be purchased online from MusicRoom.com, or from music retailers.

"Walking In The Air" is also available in a concert piano-only version arranged by the composer direct from Highbridge Music as part of the collection of piano pieces called "Lifecycle", available form Amazon or from Highbridge Music; enquiries to anna@annamenzies.com

Recordings Available
The Snowman - London Philharmonic Orchestra
Recorded: May 2006
Artists: London Philharmonic Orchestra, Chris Jarvis (narrator), David Parry (conductor)

The Snowman & The Bear
Recorded: 14th December 2003
Artists: City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong. Anthony Inglis (conductor), Jim Chim (narrator)

Howard Blake describes 25 years of The Snowman animated film and 10 years of The Snowman Stage Show at Sadler's Wells Peacock Theatre in London's West End and plays "Walking in the Air". View the recording here.

The classic original Columbia album conducted by Howard Blake with treble soloist Peter Auty and narration by Bernard Cribbins is available from Sony Music Entertainment CDX71116CD, Amazon and retailers.

The 2010 DVD film of The Snowman Live Stage Show narrated by Joanna Lumley is available from Sony Music Entertainment, CDR 81267; also from Amazon and retailers.

Notes

This arrangement was published in 2013 by Chester Music and bears the chronological Howard Blake opus number of 653. However in the Chester Music publication as a wind arrangement of the original Snowman orchestral version of 1983 it bears the opus number 323c.

Related Works


'SNOWMAN FOR NARRATOR OR FILM, BOY SOPRANO AND WIND ORCHESTRA' op.323c (November 2013)
Snowman for wind band (see also 653)

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