The Music of The Lord of the Rings Films

The Music of The Lord of the Rings Films : A Comprehensive Account of Howard Shore's Scores

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Howard Shore's Academy Award-winning score for The Lord of the Rings has been hailed as some of the greatest film music ever written. Sweeping in scope, it is an interpretation of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth as music---an operatic tapestry of cultures, histories, languages, and peoples. The Music of the Lord of the Rings Films takes the reader on an unprecedented journey into the heart of this history-making opus with extensive music examples, original manuscript scores, a rarities CD, and fascinating glimpses into the creative process from the composer himself. Also included are a foreword by Howard Shore, an introduction by Fran Walsh, and sketches by John Howe and Alan more

Product details

  • Hardback | 401 pages
  • 205.74 x 254 x 33.02mm | 1,564.89g
  • Alfred Publishing Co Inc.,U.S.
  • Alfred Publishing Company Inc
  • California, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, colour illustrations, printed music items
  • 0739071572
  • 9780739071571
  • 79,815

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