'WALKING IN THE AIR' ADAPTED FOR THE BBC op.558 (September 2005)

A new orchestration by the composer
Published by: Chester Music
Commissioned by: BBC for a programme called 'Musicals'
Instrumentation: TV session orchestra, MD David Drummond
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Note on Lyrics: Lyrics by Howard Blake
Duration: 3:30

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
Christmas In Vienna
Recorded: 21st December 1997
Artists: Walking in the Air, Placido Domingo, Sarah Brightman, Helmut Lotti, Riccardo Cocciante

Cliff at Christmas
Recorded: 2003
Artists: Cliff Richard

Walking In The Air
Recorded: 1992
Artists: Kenneth Smith (flute), Paul Rhodes (piano)

You Raise Me Up - The Best of Aled Jones
Recorded: 2006
Artists: Walking in the Air

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.


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