Music

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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.*

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.

Paul Corfield Godrey, Beren and Lúthien

Epic Scenes from The Silmarillion after the mythology of JRR Tolkien. Part Two
Prima Facie, 2019. Cd with opera-like songs. Cover by Ted Nasmith.*

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.

Glindar, Echoes from Middle-earth

Cd with 11 songs (such as The Song of the Ring, Tom Bombadill, Gil-galad, The Ent's Song, The Grey Havens), based on text by Tolkien. Style: folk music. Cover by Andrea Piparo. Booklet signed by the composer/singer.*