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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Score: Piano & Vocal

Alfred, 2012. 1st edition. Paperback. Illustrated with colour stills from the movie.
Pianists and aspiring media composers will delight in this officially licensed sheet music collection, which features piano renditions of 14 selections from Howard Shores brilliant score to The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Shore masterfully expands upon the musical palette of Middle-earth, blending familiar motifs from the The Lord of the Rings trilogy with an exciting array of memorable new themes. In addition to the piano arrangements, this beautifully produced souvenir folio features an array of colorful photos from the film. Titles: My Dear Frodo
* Old Friends
* An Unexpected Party
* Axe or Sword?
* Misty Mountains
* The Adventure Begins
* Radagast the Brown
* Warg-scouts
* A Good Omen
* Song of the Lonely Mountain
* Dreaming of Bag End
* A Very Respectable Hobbit
* Erebor
* The Dwarf Lords.*

The Fellowship Full Orchestra Score

Alfred, 2002. Score by Howard Shore, arranged by Bob Cerulli, for full or string orchestra at intermediate level. The folder contains the full score for the conductor and scores for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, piano/harp, percussion, timpani, violin, viola, cello, string base.*

The Fellowship of the Ring score: piano and lyrics

Large size paperback with lyrics and notes of the songs "The Prophecy", "Anirion", "Many Meetings", "Lament for Gandalf", "In Dreams", "May It Be". Illustrated with stills from the movie.*

The Two Towers score: piano and lyrics

Large size paperback with lyrics and notes of the songs "Breath of Life", "Evenstar", "Forth Eorlings", "Gollum's Song", "Isengard Unleashed", "Rohan". Illustrated with stills from the movie.*

The Lord of the Rings score: piano and lyrics

Large size paperback with lyrics and notes of the songs "Minas Tirith", "The Steward of Gondor", "Twilight and Shadow", "The End of All Things", "The Return of the King", "Into the West", "Use Well the Days". Illustrated with stills from the movies.*

Lord of the Rings Score: Piano Accompaniment

Music by Howard Shore. Arranged by Dan Coates

Warner Bros, 2004. Oversized paperback with the score for piano of the pieces "The Prophecy", "In Dreams", "Concerning Hobbits", "The Black Rider", "Gollum's Song", "Rohan", "Evenstar", "Forth Eorlingas", "Into the West", "Steward of Gondor", "Minas Tirith". With b&w and colour stills from the movies. 1st edition.*

Lord of the Rings Score: Easy Piano

Music by Howard Shore. Arranged by Dan Coates

Warner Bros, 2004. Oversized paperback with the score for piano of the pieces "The Prophecy", "In Dreams", "Concerning Hobbits", "The Black Rider", "Gollum's Song", "Rohan", "Evenstar", "Forth Eorlingas", "Into the West", "Steward of Gondor", "Minas Tirith". With b&w and colour stills from the movies. 1st edition.*

Lord of the Rings Score: Big Note Piano

Music by Howard Shore. Arranged by Carol Matz

Warner Bros, 2004. Oversized paperback with the score for piano of the pieces "The Prophecy", "In Dreams", "Concerning Hobbits", "The Black Rider", "Gollum's Song", "Rohan", "Evenstar", "Forth Eorlingas", "Into the West", "Steward of Gondor", "Minas Tirith". With b&w and colour stills from the movies. 1st edition.*

Lord of the Rings Score: Violin (with cd)

Music by Howard Shore

Warner Bros, 2004. Oversized paperback with the score for violin with piano accompaniment of the pieces "The Prophecy", "In Dreams", "Concerning Hobbits", "Many Meetings", "The Black Rider", "Gollum's Song", "Rohan", "Evenstar", "Forth Eorlingas", "Into the West", "Steward of Gondor", "Minas Tirith". With b&w and colour stills from the movies. With a cd on which the flute parts are played. 1st edition.*

Lord of the Rings Score: Cello (with cd)

Music by Howard Shore

Warner Bros, 2004. Oversized paperback with the score for cello with piano accompaniment of the pieces "The Prophecy", "In Dreams", "Concerning Hobbits", "Many Meetings", "The Black Rider", "Gollum's Song", "Rohan", "Evenstar", "Forth Eorlingas", "Into the West", "Steward of Gondor", "Minas Tirith". With b&w and colour stills from the movies. With a cd on which the flute parts are played. 1st edition.*

Lord of the Rings Score: Trumpet (with cd)

Music by Howard Shore

Warner Bros, 2004. Oversized paperback with the score for trumpet of the pieces "The Prophecy", "In Dreams", "Concerning Hobbits", "Many Meetings", "The Black Rider", "Gollum's Song", "Rohan", "Evenstar", "Forth Eorlingas", "Into the West", "Steward of Gondor", "Minas Tirith". With b&w and colour stills from the movies. With a cd on which the flute parts are played. 1st edition.*

Lord of the Rings Score: trombone (with cd)

Music by Howard Shore

Warner Bros, 2004. Oversized paperback with the score for  of the pieces "The Prophecy", "In Dreams", "Concerning Hobbits", "Many Meetings", "The Black Rider", "Gollum's Song", "Rohan", "Evenstar", "Forth Eorlingas", "Into the West", "Steward of Gondor", "Minas Tirith". With b&w and colour stills from the movies. With a cd on which the flute parts are played. 1st edition.*

Lord of the Rings Score: viola (with cd)

Music by Howard Shore

Warner Bros, 2004. Oversized paperback with the score for viola with piano accompaniment of the pieces "The Prophecy", "In Dreams", "Concerning Hobbits", "Many Meetings", "The Black Rider", "Gollum's Song", "Rohan", "Evenstar", "Forth Eorlingas", "Into the West", "Steward of Gondor", "Minas Tirith". With b&w and colour stills from the movies. With a cd on which the flute parts are played. 1st edition.*

Lord of the Rings Score: tenor sax (with cd)

Music by Howard Shore

Warner Bros, 2004. Oversized paperback with the score for tenor sax of the pieces "The Prophecy", "In Dreams", "Concerning Hobbits", "Many Meetings", "The Black Rider", "Gollum's Song", "Rohan", "Evenstar", "Forth Eorlingas", "Into the West", "Steward of Gondor", "Minas Tirith". With b&w and colour stills from the movies. With a cd on which the flute parts are played. 1st edition.*

Lord of the Rings Score: Horn in F (with cd)

Music by Howard Shore

Warner Bros, 2004. Oversized paperback with the score for cello with piano accompaniment of the pieces "The Prophecy", "In Dreams", "Concerning Hobbits", "Many Meetings", "The Black Rider", "Gollum's Song", "Rohan", "Evenstar", "Forth Eorlingas", "Into the West", "Steward of Gondor", "Minas Tirith". With b&w and colour stills from the movies. With a cd on which the flute parts are played. 1st edition.*

Doug Adams, The Music of The Lord of the Rings films

A comprehensive account of Howard Shore's scores

Carpentier, 2010. 1st edition. Hardack. Large size book on how Howard Shore composed the music for The Lord of the Rings. Profusely illustrated with photo's and sketches by Alan Lee and John Howe. Includes a cd with never released pieces of filmmusic.

Howard Shore's Academy Award-winning score for The Lord of the Rings has been hailed as among 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 principles. 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. Includes Exclusive Rarities CD of unreleased LOTR music Color stills from the films. Like the Lord of the Rings story itself, this book is a journey. Adams makes us hear the music, feel the tension or hope or despair through impassioned narrative and a rich musical vocabulary. -Blogcritics ...Could easily be one of the most significant and important books ever written on the analysis of a film score.... a masterwork. -Aint It Cool News An impressive literary debut that will thrill both Rings and soundtrack fans... as meticulous as it is entertaining. -FIlm Music Magazine Compellingly readable... nothing short of masterful. -DauntlessMedia A monumental feat, a superb resource, and above all, a very enjoyable read.*

Journeys without Maps: A Tribute to The Lord of the Rings

Bearos, 2002

Thirteen instumental tracks by thirteen different composers, in style varying from folk to electronic music. Titles like "Gve my regards to Aragorn" and "The Reckoning of Boromir". Cd.

Kim Skovby, The Ring. volume 1

Harp Music Inspired by The Lord of the Rings

13 tracks instrumental music, with a cd inlay in English. Cd, 2002.

Kim Skovby, The Ring. volume 2

Harp Music Inspired by The Lord of the Rings

13 instrumental tracks with a cd inlay in English. Cd, 2003.

Kim Skovbye, There and Back Again

Harp Music Inspired by The Hobbit

15 tracks (with titles like "Gandalf and the Dwarfs", "The Valley of Rivendell", "Mirkwood"), 67 minutes. Mainly harp, violin, keyboard, guitar. The cd inlay gives info on Tolkien, the tracks and the composer. Cd, 1997.

Songs from the Rankin&Bass production of The Hobbit

The original LP on which this cd is based was released in 1978. It contains all the songs from the cartoon movie, sung by Glenn Yarbrough a.o.

Soundtrack The Hobbit on 2 cd's

Originally released in 1978 on two LP's, these cd's give a summary of the dialogue, music and songs from the Rankin & Bass cartoon movie of The Hobbit. Length: 77 minutes.

Soundtrack The Hobbit on cd

Originally released in 1978 on LP, this cd gives a summary of the dialogue, music and songs from the Rankin & Bass cartoon movie of The Hobbit. Length: 40 minutes.*

Soundtrack The Hobbit on mini-LP

Disney Records, 1977

A compilation of the soundtrack on a single (but played on LP speed), plus a 24 page booklet to read along. Illustrated in colour. Antiquarian: very good condition (record has some scratches).*

Soundtrack of the Rankin & Bass Production of The Hobbit

Disney Records, 1977

Songs and dialogue from the 1977 cartoon movie. Including a 12 page booklet with colour illustrations. Antiquarian: very good condition (sleeve a bit worn, spine frayed, lp has some scratches).*

Arturo Stalteri, Early Rings

Micio, 2005. Cd with 17 instrumental tracks, all with Tolkien titles, such as "Leaving Shire", "Mr.Underhill's Dance" and "The Grey Havens". Style: electronic music.

Arturo Stalteri, Rings: Decimo Anello

Micio, 2003. Cd with 19 tracks, all with Tolkien titles, such as "Baggins' Theme", "Gandalf the White" and "The Ride of the Rohirrim". Style: folk.

James A. Stark, Songs of Middle-earth

Cd, 1991

Ten poems by Tolkien (The Old Walking Song, Song of the Hearth, A Farewell Song, Song of the Inn, Song of the Rings, Bilbo´s Song, The Stone Troll, Lament for Gandalf, Song of Eldamar and In Western Lands), sung by Stark, accompanying himself on the harp.

Shirley Starke, Song for the White Rider

San Diego, 1991. 1st edition. Stapled wrappers. Signed by the composer.

Inspired by The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien, this cycle of 12 songs for harp and voice tells the story of the Battle of the Peak and Gandalf’s return as the White Rider. The ending of each song is a bridge to the next, and the cycle takes about 30 minutes to perform. The songs can also be played individually, and the music can be easily adapted as a harp solo. Level: easy to intermediate. The songs are titled, in order: 1. Where Are the Days?  2. I’ll Sing You A Song.  3. Tell Me, O Wanderer.  4. The Sword That Flashed.  5. Under the Mountains.  6. The Battle.  7. All the World’s Secrets.  8. Bright Are the Leaves.  9. All the World’s Secrets.  10. Tell Me, O Wanderer.  11. Song for the White Rider.  12. Leaves of Gold.

 

The songs are written in the Dorian, Aeolian, and Phrygian modes (medieval scales), and the levers are set at the beginning so that it can be played in three keys (one sharp through one flat) with a few optional changes but no required ones. Words, melody for voice, arrangement for the harp, and chord symbols are included. The book is 8½” x 11”, 28 pages; the cover is linen textured card stock in dark blue on white.*

Suckadelic, Sauron Speaks

Fat Beats from the Dark Tower

An odd cd. Dialogues taken from the Tolkien cartoon movie from the 70's, set on a beat by this DJ from New York.*

Summoning, Dol Guldur

Austrian heavy metal band (but lyrics are in English) using text from Tolkien. Eight tracks with titles as "Elfstone", "Khazad-dûm" and "Glaurung". Cd, 1996.

Summoning, Lost Tales

Austrian heavy metal band (but lyrics are in English) who uses text by Tolkien. Two tracks: 'Arkenstone' and 'Saruman'. Cd, 2003.

Summoning, Lugburz

Austrian heavy metal band (but lyrics are in English) who uses text by Tolkien. Eleven tracks like "Grey Havens", "Flight of the Nazgûl" and "Raising with the Battle-Orcs". Cd, 1995.

Summoning, Minas Morgul

Austrian heavy metal band (but lyrics are in English) who uses text by Tolkien.  Eleven tracks like 'Orthanc', 'The Passing of the Grey Company' and 'Ungolianth'. Cd, 1995.

Summoning, Nightshade Forest

Austrian heavy metal band (but lyrics are in English) who uses text by Tolkien. Four tracks like "Mirkwood".  Cd, 1997.

Summoning, Stronghold

Austrian heavy metal band (but lyrics are in English) who uses text by Tolkien. Nine tracks like "Rhûn". Cd, 1999.

Donald Swann, The Road Goes Ever On. Cd-R, 1995

This was the world première of the complete songcycle, performed by choir, bariton and soprano. Performed in the Pilgrimsfathers Chuch in Delfshaven, Holland.*

The Tolkien Ensemble, An Evening in Rivendell

Cd, 1997

Twelve tracks with text by Tolkien, performed by this Danish company of classical scholed musicians. In English. In the inlay are all the lyrics given. Illustrated.

The Tolkien Ensemble, A Night in Rivendell

Cd, 2000

Twelve tracks with text by Tolkien, performed by this Danish company of classical scholed musicians. In English. In the inlay are all the lyrics given. Illustrated.

The Tolkien Ensemble, The Lord of the Rings box

Slipcase containing the cd's An Evening in Rivendell and A Night in Rivendell with new covers.*