48882, SSA, $2.25
Bette Midler brought international fame to this power ballad from the movie Beaches. More recently, Idina Menzel recorded the instantly recognizable tune with a fresh contemporary flair, as captured in this sumptuous Mark Hayes arrangement. Rich choral parts glide effortlessly over a shimmering keyboard and string accompaniment creating an ethereal tribute to friendship, everyday heroes, graduates, front line workers, anyone who lifts us up. The impactful SoundPax includes parts for four strings.