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Music Inspired by Middle-Earth by David Arkenstone

Ziggy Stardust
Gondor


May 23 2013, 12:20am

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Has anybody heard of that artist? And the compilation he did? I found it by chance on Grooveshark, and it's really good. (Listening to it now while I type this.)
http://grooveshark.com/...Middle+Earth/3765684
Thought I'd share it. I'm definitley gonna see if the record store I go to can get the CD. Cool


grammaboodawg
Immortal


May 23 2013, 12:30am

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I've had and loved his Middle-earth cd for years! Not every song reflects my image of M-e completely, but many of the songs are spot-on. I'm so glad you've found it and enjoy it just as much :D


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Asclepias
Rivendell

May 23 2013, 3:44am

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his Celtic CD, and I love it!


Ziggy Stardust
Gondor


May 24 2013, 12:36am

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Thanks grammaboodawg! [In reply to] Can't Post

Yes, it was by chance that I found it. I've been listening to ambient and new age music all week, starting with Enya (I have all her CDs). I decided to try out Clannad, and have been listening to them, and grooveshark had a list of recommendations based on what I had been listening to (Clannad) and I found the Middle-Earth music by Arkenstone! What a find. I will be getting both now, oh my wallet. Blush


Oscarilbo
Lorien


May 27 2013, 4:15pm

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For me Howard Shore's vision came first so its my main LOTR music, but I love different views on Middle Earth.

I've had that CD for 10 years now and I still listen to it very often. It was the first "music inspired by ME" I found along with "The lord of the Rings by Bo Hanson". What attracted me to those albums was the fact that they convey a very different style from Howard Shore's score, which bumps my imagination as to what kind of images they were seeing in their minds. Very interesting experience and wonderful.

my favorite piece from the album by Arkenstone is definitely Galadriel's mirror, beautiful and sad at the same time.

I recommend you also the one by Bo Hanson, which apparently was the first album ever recorded of music inspired by ME, back in 1969. It's very electronic, and of course Hanson was seeing very different images in his mind than what we are used to, which is very very interesting and attractive.

By the way, this past week I ordered from Amazon an album collection about all songs and poems of LOTR put into music by the danish folk group The Tolkien Ensemble, in which Christopher Lee himself sings some of them. Those are 4 CDs and in total and also presents its own view about Tolkien world, from the folkish to the operatic and the ethereal. Here is on of my favorite songs from this collection:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irRxzfsfWNU

hope you enjoy it

"The World is Changed, I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air"

(This post was edited by Oscarilbo on May 27 2013, 4:23pm)


Otaku-sempai
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May 27 2013, 5:31pm

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I have two David Arkenstone albums (on CD) [In reply to] Can't Post

Quest of the Dream Warrior (1995) and Return of the Guardians (1996).

'There are older and fouler things than Orcs in the deep places of the world.' - Gandalf the Grey, The Fellowship of the Ring


Ziggy Stardust
Gondor


May 29 2013, 12:23am

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