Howard Blake

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Howard Blake OBE (born 28 October 1938) is an English composer whose career has spanned over 50 years and produced more than 650 works. Blake's most successful work is his soundtrack for Channel 4’s 1982 film The Snowman including the song "Walking in the Air". He is increasingly recognised for his classical works including concertos, oratorios, ballets, operas and many instrumental pieces. The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians states: ‘Howard Blake has achieved fame as pianist, conductor and composer.’

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2003 Lifecycle: Piano Music of Imagination and Reflection Howard Blake; William Chen 1
2014 Walking In The Air: The Music of Howard Blake Howard Blake; Vladimir Ashkenazy 1
That Hammond Sound Howard Blake 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1969 An Elephant Called Slowly Howard Blake 1
1996 The Snowman (1982 animated film soundtrack) Howard Blake 2
2000 The Duellists Howard Blake 1
2007 The Changeling: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Wilkins / Wannberg / Blake 1
2011 The Avengers: Original Tara King Season Score Howard Blake 1
Flash Gordon Howard Blake 3 1
The Snowman: The Stage Show (unidentified stage cast) Howard Blake 1

Other + Spokenword

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1989 De Sneeuwpop Howard Blake 1

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