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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - The Complete Recordings

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The Return of the King: The Complete Recordings is a deluxe five-disc soundtrack for Peter Jackson's The Return of the King by Howard Shore and released by Reprise/WMG Soundtracks. The set contains 3 hours and 50 minutes of music on four CDs. New artwork, packaging, and liner notes by Doug Adams will be included. Disc 5 is a DVD containing the entire four CDs in surround sound.

It was released on November 20th, 2007

Contents

Performers

London Philharmonic Orchestra, The London Voices, The London Oratory School Schola featuring vocal performances by Annie Lennox, Renée Fleming, Sissel, Ben Del Maestro and cast members Billy Boyd, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, and Dominic Monaghan. The score also features solos performed by renowned flautist Sir James Galway.

Track Listing

Disc 1

  1. Roots and Beginnings (6:31)
  2. Journey to the Crossroads (2:17)
  3. The Road to Isengard (2:18)
  4. The Foot of Orthanc (4:44)
  5. Return to Edoras (1:51)
  6. The Chalice Passed (1:50)
  7. The Green Dragon (0:34)
  8. Gollum's Villany (2:10)
  9. Eowyn's Dream (1:24)
  10. The Palantir (3:10)
  11. Flight from Edoras (2:18)
  12. The Grace of Undomiel (6:21)
  13. The Eyes of the White Tower (4:33)
  14. A Coronel of Silver (8:26)
  15. The Lighting of the Beacon (9:03)

Disc 2

  1. Osgiliath Invaded (8:47)
  2. The Stairs of Cirith Ungol (2:40)
  3. Allegiance to Denethor (3:19)
  4. The Sacrifice of Farimir (4:08)
  5. The Parting of Sam and Frodo (4:04)
  6. Marshalling at Dunharrow (4:56)
  7. Anduril-Flame of the West (3:27)
  8. The Passing of the Grey Company (4:12)
  9. Dwimorberg- The Haunted Mountain (2:26)
  10. Master Meriadoc, Swordthain (1:39)
  11. The Paths of the Dead (6:22)
  12. The Siege of Gondor (9:01)
  13. Shelob's Lair (8:53)
  14. Merry's Simple Courage (2:08)

Disc 3

  1. Grond - The Hammer of the Underworld (1:32)
  2. Shelob the Great (5:12)
  3. The Tomb of the Stewards (3:58)
  4. The Battle of Pelennor Fields (4:10)
  5. The Pyre of Denethor (2:59)
  6. The Mumakil (0:57)
  7. Dernhelm in Battle (2:06)
  8. "A Far Green Country" (1:27)
  9. Shieldmaiden of Rohan (5:07)
  10. The Passing of Theoden (2:16)
  11. The Houses of Healing (2:58)
  12. The Tower of Cirith (4:41)
  13. The Last Debate (4:21)
  14. The Land of Shadow (6:29)
  15. The Mouth of Sauron (8:15)
  16. "For Frodo" (3:16)

Disc 4

  1. Mount Doom (4:09)
  2. The Crack of Doom (4:01)
  3. The Eagles (2:23)
  4. The Fellowship Renunited (12:18)
  5. Journey to the Grey Havens (7:34)
  6. Elanor (1:27)
  7. Days of the Ring (11:09)
  8. Bilbo's Song (2:57)

Disc 5

Disc 5 is a DVD which contains the entire score in high quality surround sound.

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