"The Music of The Lord of the Rings Films" a lecture by Doug Adams
In 2001, composer Howard Shore invited Doug Adams to observe and document his work on Peter Jackson’s motion picture trilogy The Lord of the Rings. Adams attended recording sessions, examined the original scores, and was given complete access to the composer’s archives. After nearly a decade of writing and research, Adams published The Music of the Lord of the Rings Films, an unprecedented exploration of Shore’s Academy Award-winning soundtrack, with extensive musical examples, original manuscript excerpts, and glimpses into the creative process by the composer himself. See the official blog for more details. The following lecture by Mr. Adams was recorded on April 20, 2011 during his visit to Wheaton College for an event co-sponsored by the Conservatory of Music and the Wade Center. To download, right-click on a file and select "Save As" to save the file to your computer.
Music of LotR Films - MP3 download