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Ad Dios, A Journey Through Middle-earth

Cd, 2009. Instrumental tracks from this Swedish band. Tracks:

1 Middle-Earth
2 The Shire
3 The Old Forest
4 Rivendell
5 Moria
6 Lothlorien
7 Isengard
8 Rohan
9 Gondor
10 Osgiliath
11 Anduin*

Gail Aldrich, Music from J.R.R. Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring

The original album from 1970 was released by Aldrich himself in a very small number (perhaps only 5 copies) to pursuade the filmcompany to let him make the music for the upcoming possible filmadaptation of  The Lord of the Rings. He send one copy to Tolkien. The cd-r is based on the LP. Contains music and a narrator.

Marion Arts, Songs of the Rings

FGM, 2004

20 tracks, written and sung by this singer from New Zealand. Text based on poems, songs and scènes from The Lord of the Rings. Style: folk. Cd inlay signed by Marion Arts.

Asni, Travels in Middle-earth

Cd, 2007. This harpist from New Zealand has recorded 25 tracks, ranging from traditional tunes to Howard Shore melodies and own compositions, grouped in categories like Rivendell, Remembering Valinor, Gondor Dances and Songs from the Lonely Mountain. Cover by John Howe. Style: folklore/classical.* 

Brobdingnagian Bards, Memories of Middle Earth

Cd, 2003. Sixteen tracks, both songs and instrumental.

All-natural, soothing and fun, acoustic music from Hobbiton and Rivendell? That's Memories of Middle Earth, a Celtic Folk tribute to JRR Tolkien's The Hobbit & Lord of the Rings.

In January 2001, we released our Lord of the Rings music tribute song, "Tolkien (The Hobbit & Lord of the Rings)" to MP3.com. Within a month, the song skyrocketed up the charts to #14 of the MP3.com charts out of over two million songs!

Two years later, the Brobdingnagian Bards are at last completing a music CD dedicated to the JRR Tolkien's. This album is soundtrack, if you will for the books, filled with entirely original Lord of the Rings music. It is a mostly instrumental album that aspires to show our memories of the Lord of the Rings music world. *

Brobdingnagian Bards, Fairy Tales

Cd, 2005. 18 tracks. "From the Last Unicorn to Schoolhouse Rock, it's all here, packed full of their most-requested fun fantasy folk songs."*

Broceliande, The Starlit Jewel

Flowinglass Music, 2000. Cd with 13 tracks. The music of seven of them was composed by fantasy-author Marion Zimmer Bradley, the others by Kristoph Klover and Margaret Davis. The latter two signed the inlay. Style: folk.*

Broceliande, The Starlit Jewel Songbook

Songs from JRR Tolkien"s The Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit

Flowinglas Music, 2000. Large size. Spiral bound. Contains text and annotation of the songs on the cd. Signed by composers Kristoph Klover and Margaret Davis.* 

Blind Guardian, Batallions of Fear

Virgin, 1991

9 hardrock tracks, including "By the Gates of Moria" and "Gandalf's Rebirth". Cd.

Blind Guardian, Somewhere Far Beyond

Virgin, 1992

13 hardrock tracks, including "The Bard's Song - The Hobbit". Cd.

Blind Guardian, Tales from the Twilight World

Virgin, 1991

10 hardrock tracks, including "The Lord of the Rings". Cd.

Bob Catley, Middle-earth

2001

Nine tracks, all with a Middle-earth theme. Style: popmusic.

Jim Cert, Pisne Stredozeme (The Songs of Middle-earth)

1998

18 tracks, all with Tolkien titles, like "Eärendill", "Boromir", "Lothlórien". All sung in Czech by Jim Cert, accompanying himself on the accordeon. Some lyrics by Tolkien.

Dol-drums, The Rings of Fire

2001

11 tracks (like A Night in Bree, Lothlórien, Galadriel's Mirror, Elessar's Coronation), all but one instrumental. Style: jazz.

Dunedin Consort e.a., Christmas Inspired by The Lord of the Rings

WG, 2003. Cd in a slipcase. 22 traditional christmas songs, sung by various artists. Mix of classical songs (madrigals) to Celtic. Also instrumental tracks. The lyrics have no Tolkien connection.*

Everstar, Enchanted Journey

Cd, 2003

Cd with 9 songs "with symphonic flare and renaissance-styled dances", from Departure from the Shire to The Grey Havens.

Faelend, Children of Ilúvatar

Music from Middle-earth

Cd, 2014. Four songs, sung in Elvish and English. Style: Japanese folk.*

Fellowship!

The Musical Parody of The Fellowship of the Ring

Cd, 2005. Sixteen songs from the comical stage production of The Fellowship.*

Giuseppe Festa, Voci della Terra di Mezzo

2001

15 tracks, two instrumentals. Text by Tolkien, sung in Italian. Style:: folk. Just 500 copies made.*

Giuseppa Festa and Lingalad, I Sentieri di Lingalad

2003

Dvd with music from Lingalad, including a live-concert from their Tolkien songs.

La musica dei Lingalad

Da Tolkien ai Segreti della Natura

Bastogi, 2008. 1st edition. Paperback. Book on the Italian folkgroup Lingalad. With on chapter on their Tolkien cd. Illustrated with many photographs and Tolkien illustrations by Cesarina Ciotti. With a cd on which tracks from their previous four cd's and live material, such as "Tom Bombadil" and "Beren e Lúthien". Book is signed by the four members of Lingalad.*

The First Ring, Volume 1

Cd, 2009. Compilation with 12 tracks by 12 different bands, all with Tolkien-related music (both songs and instrumental tracks). The bands are Uruk-hai, Eithel Ivrin, Ainulindalë, Yak, Galadhrim, Minhyriath, Herc, Númenor, Fauns, Manwë, Faaingrull, Jim Kirkwood. With a 16 page, illustrated inlay. Vairous musical styles.*

Galadhrim, Galadhrim

2001

Twelve tracks, from "Bard of the Lake" to "Tinúviel", sung in English. Songs are about The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion. Style: Celtic.*

The Gathering, Mandylion

Magic Arts, 1995

Hardrock band. On the cd Tolkien reads a few sentences about human mortality.

Andi Grimsditch, The Tolkien Song Cycle. Volume 1

Poems from The Lord of the Rings

2002. Nine tracks (like the 'Walking Song', 'Lament for Gandalf' and "Gil-galad") sung in English by this Argentinian singer. Style: folk music. Cd inlay signed and inscribed by Grimsditch.

Andi Grimsditch, The Tolkien Song Cycle. Volume 2

Poems from The Lord of the Rings

2005. Eight tracks (like the 'Isildur's Bane', 'Bath Song' and "Ent Song") sung in English by this Argentinian singer. Style: folk music. Cd inlay signed and inscribed by Grimsditch.

Glass Hammer, Journey of the Dunadan

Arion Records, 1993

Seventien Tolkienian symphonic rock songs. Cd

Glass Hammer, The Middle-earth Album

2001

Thirteen Tolkien songs. With applaus and background noice you have the feeling you are listening to a concert in The Prancing Pony. With songs like "Dwarf and Orc", "The King's Beer" and "The Ballad of Balin Longbeard.". Cd.

Marc Gunn, Hobbit Drinking Songs Songbook (7/7)

Lyrics and Lead Sheet Music from Don't Go Drinking With Hobbits

2012. 1st edition. Spiral bound. Contains the hobbit songs written by Marc Gunn and Rie Sheridan Rose.*

Bo Hansson, Music Inspired by The Lord of the Rings. LP (Dutch)

The Dutch version of the original LP from the Seventies with electronic music. Antiquarian: very good condition.*

Bo Hansson, Music Inspired by The Lord of the Rings. LP

Charisma, 1972. LP. 1st release. Includes the inlay: the colour picture of Tolkien. Antiquarian: very good condition.*

Bo Hansson, Music Inspired by The Lord of the Rings. Cd

Re-release from 2003 of this album of electronic music from the Seventies on cd, with extra tracks.*
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Gene Hargrove, The Music of Middle-earth Songbook

Old Forest Sounds, 2001

Lyrics and score from the cd for guitar and piano. 1st edition. Paperback. Cover by Ted Nasmith.*

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Gene Hargrove, A Musical Journey from Khazad-dûm to Gondor

2001

Second cd from this composer, with 32 instrumental tracks. Cd inlay signed. Style: electronic music.*

Gene Hargrove, The Music of Middle-earth Songbook 2

Old Forest Sounds, 2002

Lyrics and annotation of the above cd for guitar and piano. 1st edition. Paperback. Signed by the composer. Cover by Timothy Ide.*

Kevin Henry, Bilbo's Great Adventure

A Musical Account of The Hobbit

Warm Weather Music, 1999. 24 tracks, telling the story of Bilbo. Style: folk/country and western. Cd.

Hithlum, In the Land of Mordor

Cd, 2005. Ten tracks with titles like "Land of the Horse Lords", "Hidden Beneath Fangorn", "The Morgul-Lord", "Children of Thorondor". Style: heavy metal. With on keyboards Glaurung...
 
 

The Hobbitions, Songs from Middle-earth

CD-R, 1996. 16 poems by Tolkien set to music. From 'A Walking Song' to "A Drinking Song". Style: folk music. *

The Hobbits, Down to Middle-earth (cd)

Reissue on cd-r from the1967 LP. 10 tracks. Style: flower power.

Jan Hrubý and Kukulín, Stredozem (Middle-earth)

1998

10 instrumentale tracks and a song in French. Style: folk music.