Ok, so, Peter Jackson, Howard Shore and company will be producing grand orchestral works for the film version of "The Hobbit". And I thought, why should they have all the fun? So I have set some of Tolkien's poems to music myself. I have uploaded 3 so far. The Barrel Song is a folk and pastoral version of these words. I was inspired by Smetana's orchestral tone poem "The Moldau". In keeping with that, as the words "float" through new areas, there are new sounds in the background. If you are so inclined, make up your own and post it as a video response.
Appears on these pages
I've always been intrigued by the songs Tolkien came up with for The Hobbit and The Lord of the...