Note on Lyrics: Howard Blake
Duration: 26 mins

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, It can be purchased online from, 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.

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.


17th December 2018 Liverpool Philharmonic Music Room lunchtime concert including Question and Answer session with the audience 1-2.00pm
30th November 2018

A new audio CD of 'The Snowman' will be released on 30th November 2018 under the Rubicon Classics label, CD number RCD1035. Before he died on March 18th 2018 Sir Ken Dodd recorded a narration for 'The Snowman' (Words and music by Howard Blake).  In the posthumously-released recording The Liverpool String Quartet play a version of the music specially arranged for them by the composer, the song ‘Walking in the air’ sung by James Devlin. ‘The Snowman’ is coupled with Prokofiev's 'Peter and the Wolf'. 

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