The Lord of the Rings Symphony - Howard Shore

The Lord of the Rings Symphony

Howard Shore

  • Genre: Instrumental
  • Release Date: 2011-09-13
  • Explicitness: notExplicit
  • Country: USA
  • Track Count: 6

  • ℗ 2011 Howe Records

Tracks

Title Artist Time
1
Movement One 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Ludwig Wicki & Howard Shore 11:25 USD Album Only
2
Movement Two 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Ludwig Wicki & Howard Shore 34:04 USD Album Only
3
Movement Three 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Ludwig Wicki & Howard Shore 18:15 USD Album Only
4
Movement Four 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Ludwig Wicki & Howard Shore 10:28 USD Album Only
5
Movement Five 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Ludwig Wicki & Howard Shore 15:26 USD Album Only
6
Movement Six 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Ludwig Wicki & Howard Shore 26:12 USD Album Only

Reviews

  • Incredible!

    5
    By JiminVa
    Great music played by a great group of musicians. A must buy!
  • Great find!

    5
    By scorneli
    I can't believe I hadn't heard this symphony until now. I too was skeptical of the orchestra, but I ended up being blown away by the quality of the sound and production. This was how The Lord of the Rings music should be remembered: without the dramatic cues and other distortions films require, but with the beating heart and soul (and not to mention all the themes and melodies) of the original music. Absolutely stunned. Goosebumps and hair raises galore.
  • This is real music

    5
    By Javacake098789
    This sounds AMAZING!!!
  • Better than the official soundtrack

    5
    By Easy Fool
    All of the best parts are here and everything is more deliberate and emphasized.
  • ...speachless...

    5
    By D-Purk
    That was one of the most amazing musical experiences I have ever had the pleasure to share in. Thank you very much Howard Shore and all who worked with him for this wonderful work of art.
  • WOW!

    5
    By Deluxeapartment
    I have become a huge fan of Lord of the Rings! This album drags me deeper into Middle-Earth. You will not regret your purchase.
  • Inspiring

    5
    By ShyLa Boof
    I love all of Howard's work and this is among my favorites. But be warned if you start listening to this you will have the sudden urge to go on a adventure. Nonetheless this is a must buy
  • Howard Shore, the Lord of the Rings & Other Things Musical

    5
    By Grim Reaper!
    Howard Shore is a master music maker, and he sure did well on all that he did for the Lord of the Rings. This Lord of the Rings Symphony is a very nice aftertouch. All the work Howard has done for the Lord of the Rings has certainly made niches for him in both the music world and the movie soundtrack hall of fame... Thank you, Howard Shore, and all who worked with you on this.
  • BEST purchase I've ever made on iTunes!

    5
    By Kebvirgo
    Even if you've never read the books or seen the movies, you will ABSOLUTELY FEEL the emotion behind the amazing J.R.R. Tolkien story as you listen to this album! A MUST-HAVE for every iTunes user!
  • Outstanding, both for LOTR fans and fans of good symphones.

    5
    By scottinnj
    This album follows all three of the LOTR movies, and fans will be able to follow the story throughout the symphony. Movements One & Two cover Fellowship of the Ring. Movements Three and Four take care of The Two Towers and Movements Five and Six complete the story's last move, The Return of the King. But if you've never seen the movies, or are a fan of The Lord of the Rings, I still recommend this album because in of itself it tells a great story. You will know when evil is afoot, and when good triumphs. Howard's genius is to capture the feeling of combat, the overwhelming chaos of it all, and the desperation of those who fight for justice. I can't say enough about this album, so please buy it and let it speak for itself. There is so little good music being published, don't let this gem pass you by.

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