The song for girl soprano, tenor, baritone and orchestra from 'The Bear'
Published by: Highbridge Music Ltd
Instrumentation: Girl soprano, tenor, bass 2121 2111 2pc pno/cel hp str
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Note on Lyrics: Lyrics by Howard Blake
Duration: 2 mins
First Performance: Recording for the film 30/31 March 1998, Charlotte Church, Martyn Hill
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Somewhere A Star Shines For Everyone for solo piano and vocal is available as sheet music here:

Recordings Available
The Bear
Released: 1998
Recorded: 30th March 1998
Artists: Charlotte Church (soprano), Sinfonia of London conducted by Howard Blake
Available from: Highbridge Music

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

Video, DVD of 'The Bear', Charlotte Church, Martyn Hill,

CD demo disk of The Bear for narrator and orchestra on request


18th December 2021 Nadine Benjamin soprano, Saint Paul's Church Covent Garden

Nadine's annual song recital may include some of Howard's songs - tba

Related Works

'*THE BEAR' op.496 (March 1998)
Songs and score for an animated film made for Channel 4 featuring the song 'Somewhere a star shines for everyone', sung on the film by 'discovery' Charlotte Church.
'THE BEAR CONCERT VERSION to be narrated or performed with projected film, girl soprano, tenor and baritone soloists and orchestra' op.510 (April 1999)
The music and songs comprising this concert work were originally created for the animated film of 1999

Related Autobiography Chapters

'Still falls the rain','The Bear' (1997)

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