WALKING IN THE AIR (EXTRACT LIFECYCLE) op.616 (September 2010)

a special arrangement for Chen Shocann and William Chen
Published by: Highbridge Music Ltd
Commissioned by: Shocann
Duration: 3:30
First Performance: Shocann Studio Shanghai 2011 recording by Shocann and William Chen

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

Lifecycle, piano music of imagination and reflection
Released: 2003
Recorded: 2002
Artists: William Chen (Piano)
Available from: ABC Classics (Australia) Amazon UK

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.

Related Works


'WALKING IN THE AIR IN D MINOR' op.609 (October 2009)
Concert piece for solo piano as in 'Lifecycle' but transposed to simpler key of D minor
'WALKING IN THE AIR FOR STRING QUARTET' op.615 (August 2010)
A version of the Snowman song for string quartet, extracted from the Suite for String Quartet

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