Howard Shore - The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy (Soundtrack) [6LP Box]

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Epic Mutli-Award-Winning Soundtracks In 180g Vinyl 6LP Set!

The Lord of the Rings was directed by Peter Jackson and features a score composed by Howard Shore. The trilogy earned a total of 17 Academy Awards®, including three for music. Beyond critical acclaim, the music from the films also enjoyed wide commercial success, collectively selling over 7 million albums.

The music for all three films was composed, orchestrated and conducted by Howard Shore. His music was performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, with contributions from two choirs: London Voices and London Oratory School Schola.

"There’s probably never been as ambitious a film score as Howard Shore’s 10-hour epic for the “Lord of the Rings” series... the music is rich and complex, drawing on a vast range of styles and exotic instruments to evoke J.R.R. Tolkien’s world... Shore uses an elaborate leitmotif technique (where musical themes are associated with specific characters or ideas, and are developed across the entire series) to hold the sprawling tale together. Lush, beautiful and full of intriguing surprises, it’s no wonder that it’s become one of the most popular film scores ever written." - Stephen Brookes for the Washington Post, May, 2008

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• 6LP Set
• Deluxe Collector's Box with Brown Leather-style spine
• Booklet

Musicians:
Enya
Renee Fleming
Annie Lennox
Emiliana Torrini
London Voices
London Oratory School Schola
London Philharmonic Orchestra
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Howard Shore, conductor

Selections:
LP 1:
Side A:

1. The Prophecy
2. Concerning Hobbits
3. The Shadow of The Past
4. The Treason of Isengard
5. The Black Rider
Side B:
6. At the Sign of The Prancing Pony
7. A Knife In the Dark
8. Flight To the Ford
9. Many Meetings
10. The Council of Elrond (feat. Anrion - theme for Aragorn and Arwen)

LP 2:
Side C:

1. The Ring Goes South
2. A Journey In the Dark
3. The Bridge of Khazad-Dum
4. Lothlorien (feat. Lament for Gandalf)
5. The Great River
Side D:
6. Amon Hen
7. The Breaking of The Fellowship (feat. In Dreams)
8. May It Be - by Enya

LP 3:
Side E:

1. Foundations of Stone
2. The Taming of Smeagol
3. The Riders of Rohan
4. The Passage of The Marshes
5. The Uruk-hai
Side F:
6. The King of THe Golden Hall
7. The Black Gate Is Closed
8. Evenstar (feat. Isabel Bayrakdarian)
9. The White Rider
10. Treebeard
11. The Leave Taking

LP 4:
Side G:

1. Helm's Deep
2. The Forbidden Pool
3. Breath of Life (feat. Sheila Chandra)
4. The Hornburg
Side H:
5. Forth Eorlingas (faet. Ben Del Maestro)
6. Isengard Unleashed (feat. Elisabeth Fraser and Ben Del Maestro)
7. Samwise the Brave
8. Gollum's Song - by Emiliana Torrini

LP 5:
Side I:

1. A Storm Is Coming
2. Hope and Memory
3. Minas Tirith (feat. Ben Del Maestro)
4. The White Tree
5. The Steward of Gondor (feat. Billy Boyd)
6. Minas Morgul
Side J:
7. The Ride of The Rohirrim
8. Twilight and Shadow (feat. Renee Fleming)
9. Cirith Ungol
10. Anduril
11. Shelob's Lair
12. Ash and Smoke

LP 6:
Side K:

1. The Fields of The Pelennor
2. Hope Fails
3. The Black Gate Opens (feat. Sir James Galway)
4. The End of All Things (feat. Renee Fleming)
Side L:
5. The Return of The King (feat. Sir James Galway, Viggo Mortensen and Renee Fleming)
6. The Grey Havens (feat. Sir James Galway)
7. Into the West - by Annie Lennox
       

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11/23/18