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Lament for the Rohirrim

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Sung by: Aragorn (on his way to Edoras with Legolas, Gimli and Gandalf)
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'''Sung by:''' Aragorn (on his way to Edoras with Legolas, Gimli and Gandalf)
 
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Composer: "a forgotten poet long ago in Rohan"<br>
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'''Composer:''' "a forgotten poet long ago in Rohan"<br>
About: Eorl the Young
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Source: Tolkien's ''The Two Towers'',
 
Source: Tolkien's ''The Two Towers'',
 
Book Three, Chapter VI
 
Book Three, Chapter VI

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Lament for the Rohirrim

 
Where now the horse and the rider? Where is the horn that was blowing?
Where is the helm and the hauberk, and the bright hair flowing?
Where is the hand on the harpstring, and the red fire glowing?
Where is the spring and the harvest and the tall corn growing?
They have passed like rain on the mountain, like a wind in the meadow;
The days have gone down in the West behind the hills into shadow.
Who shall gather the smoke of the dead wood burning,
Or behold the flowing years from the Sea returning?

Sung by: Aragorn (on his way to Edoras with Legolas, Gimli and Gandalf)
Composer: "a forgotten poet long ago in Rohan"
About: Eorl the Young

Source: Tolkien's The Two Towers, Book Three, Chapter VI