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The best movie could only be followed up by the best soundtrack, excellent for easy listening.

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A must by CD for those of you who loved and praised the movie. Full credit to Howard Shore who has truly captured music at its best.


Brilliant movie, beautiful soundtrack. Is it any wonder the movie won so many Academy Awards, including best song (Into the West) and score? Great music, and i love Billy Boyd (Pippin) singing in The Steward of Gondor.


Born: 18 October 1946 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Genre: Soundtrack

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Howard Shore has composed the scores for over 50 films, including The Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, After Hours, Seven, and both the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies. His collaborations with David Cronenberg have resulted in scores for the films The Brood, Scanners, Videodrome, The Fly, Dead Ringers, Naked Lunch, M. Butterfly, and Crash, spanning a nearly 20-year period by the year 2001. Shore's formal education came at the Berklee School of Music in Boston. From 1969-1972 he recorded...
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