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Performer: J.R.R. Tolkien
Genre: Audio files / Classical
Title: Poems And Songs Of Middle Earth
Country: US
Released: 1967
Style: Neo-Romantic, Spoken Word
FLAC version ZIP size: 1103 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1126 mb
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Rating: 4.7
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The works of J. R. Tolkien have served as the inspiration to painters, musicians, film-makers and writers, to such an extent that Tolkien is sometimes seen as the "father" of the entire genre of high fantasy.

Poems and Songs of Middle Earth. More J. Tolkien albums.

Tolkien Poems and Songs of Middle Earth Poems In English and Elvish From The Lord of The Rings and The Adventures of Tom Bombadil read by . Tolkien The Road Goes Ever On, Sung By William Elvin with Donald Swann, The Composer, At The Piano Directed By Howard Sackler.

Start by marking . Tolkien Reads Poems And Songs Of Middle Earth as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read.

A Elbereth Gilthoniel. Tolkien (tracks: A1 to A6). Piano, Music By – Donald Swann (tracks: B2 to B8). Vocals – William Elvin (tracks: B2 to B8).

When I gave away my album over a decade ago, I didn't realize a few of my grandchildren would inherit my passion for Tolkien. Tolkien are set to music faithfully and exquisitely. These songs were approved by Tolkien and, I believe, really express the mood of his work.

1967 Poems and Songs of Middle-earth, Caedmon TC 1231. 1975 J. Tolkien Reads and Sings his The Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings, Caedmon TC 1477, TC 1478 (based on an August, 1952 recording by George Sayer).

Many heavy metal acts have been influenced by Tolkien Blind Guardian has written many songs relating to Middle-earth, including the full concept album Nightfall .

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The Adventures Of Tom Bombadil
A1 The Adventures Of Tom Bombadil 4:00
A2 The Mewlips 1:21
A3 The Hoard 3:25
A4 Perry-The-Winkle 4:26
A5 The Man In The Moon Came Down Too Soon 5:16
A6 The Sea-Bell 5:25
B1 A Elbereth Gilthoniel
Narrator [Elvish] – J.R.R. Tolkien
0:14
The Road Goes Ever On
B2 The Road Goes Ever On 1:00
B3 Upon The Hearth The Fire Is Red 1:35
B4 In The Willow-Meads Of Tasarinan 2:35
B5 In Western Lands 2:15
B6 Namárië 1:25
B7 I Sit Beside The Fire / Refrain: A Elbereth Gilthoniel 3:38
B8 Errantry 3:43

Credits

  • Design – Bryan Wittman
  • Directed By – Howard Sackler (tracks: A1 to B1)
  • Illustration [Front Cover] – Pauline Baynes
  • Liner Notes – W. H. Auden
  • Lyrics By – J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Narrator – J.R.R. Tolkien (tracks: A1 to A6)
  • Piano, Music By – Donald Swann (tracks: B2 to B8)
  • Vocals – William Elvin (tracks: B2 to B8)

Notes

Track A6 appears neither on the label nor on the cover.

Track B1 from "The Lord Of The Rings - Vol. 1, The Fellowship Of The Ring, Book 2, Chapter 1 - Many Meetings".
Track B2 from "The Lord Of The Rings - Vol. 1, The Fellowship Of The Ring, Book 1, Chapter 1 - A Long Expected Party".
Track B3 from "The Lord Of The Rings - Vol. 1, The Fellowship Of The Ring, Book 1, Chapter 3 - Three is Company".
Track B4 from "The Lord Of The Rings - Vol. 2, The Two Towers, Book 3, Chapter 4 - Treebeard".
Track B5 from "The Lord Of The Rings - Vol. 1, The Fellowship Of The Ring, Book 2, Chapter 3 - The Tower of Cirith Ungol".
Track B6 from "The Lord Of The Rings - Vol. 1, The Fellowship Of The Ring, Book 2, Chapter 3 - Farewell to Lórien".
Track B7 from "The Lord Of The Rings - Vol. 1, The Fellowship Of The Ring, Book 2, Chapter 3 - The Ring Goes South".
Track B8 from "The Adventures Of Tom Bombadil".

This version: blue and white labels.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
TC 1231, TC 91231 J.R.R. Tolkien Poems And Songs Of Middle Earth ‎(LP, Album) Caedmon Records, Caedmon Records TC 1231, TC 91231 US 1967
1231 J.R.R. Tolkien Poems And Songs Of Middle Earth ‎(Cass) Caedmon Records 1231 UK 1995
TC 1231 J.R.R. Tolkien Poems And Songs Of Middle Earth ‎(LP, Album) Caedmon Records TC 1231 US 1967
TC 1231 J.R.R. Tolkien Poems And Songs Of Middle Earth ‎(LP, Album) Caedmon Records TC 1231 Australia & New Zealand 1967
TC 1231 J.R.R. Tolkien Poems And Songs Of Middle Earth ‎(LP) Caedmon Records TC 1231 UK 1967