WALKING IN THE AIR FOR UNISON CHILDREN'S CHOIR, SOLO TENOR OBBLIGATO AND ORCHESTRA op.626 (June 2011)

The song from the animated film of The Snowman specially arranged for BBC 'Songs of Praise' Christmas Day 2011
Published by: Chester Music
Commissioned by: BBC
Note on Lyrics: Howard Blake
Duration: 3:30
First Performance: December 25 2011 BBC 1 TV The Big Sing, 'Songs of Praise' soloist Aled Jones

Sheet Music Available
Full score for sale
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Full score for hire
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Score and parts currently supplied by Highbridge Music

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)

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.

Performances

25th December 2011
- 26th December 2011

Boxing Day 8.00am Ch.4 TV: A showing of the original animated film of The Bear

Related Works


'WALKING IN THE AIR' op.335A (May 1984)
(arranged for chorus and orchestra)
''WALKING IN THE AIR' FOR GIRLS CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA' op.434 (December 1991)
An arrangement for the girls' choir 'Cantamus'
'WALKING IN THE AIR (a cappella version for S.A.T, 2 Bar., Bass)' op.585 (July 2007)
Specially arranged for The Stockholm Boys Choir
'WALKING IN THE AIR FOR SATB CHORUS AND PIANO' op.624 (May 2011)
A re-arrangement of version for SATB and Orchestra opus.335a
'WALKING IN THE AIR FOR SA CHOIR AND PIANO' op.624a (May 2011)
A re-arrangement of the version for SA and Orchestra opus.434 (1981)

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