A Night in Rivendell

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A Night In Rivendell is the second album by the Danish group Tolkien Ensemble, released in April 2000. It features songs composed to the lyrics found in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and forms the second part of what was to become a complete musical interpretation of all lyrics in the book (a project given approval by both the Tolkien Estate and HarperCollins).

The album features cover art by Margrethe II of Denmark.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "A Rhyme of Lore"
  2. "Gandalf's Song of Lórien"
  3. "Lament of the Rohirrim"
  4. "Frodo's Lament for Gandalf"
  5. "Bilbo's Song"
  6. "Gollums Song/Riddle"
  7. "Lament for Boromir"
  8. "Song in the Woods"
  9. "The Fall of Gil-galad"
  10. "Lament for Théoden"
  11. "Song of the Mounds of Mundborg"
  12. "Elven Hymn to Elbereth Gilthoniel, A Elbereth Gilthoniel..."


  • Released: April 2000
  • Recorded:
    • Track 1-9 at Focus Recording in 1999 (Copenhagen, Denmark)
    • Track 10-11 at Kastels Kirken in 1998 (Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Genre: Classical
  • Length: 54:16
  • Label: Classico Records


  • Peter Hal - vocal, guitar, mandolin, Penny-whistle, Frodo and Sam
  • Caspar Reiff - guitar
  • Morten Ryelund Sørensen - violin
  • Øyvind Ougaard - Accordion
  • Morten Ernst Lassen - Aragorn
  • Signe Asmussen - voice of Rivendell and Galadriel
  • Mads Thiemann - Bilbo
  • Ulrik Cold - Gandalf
  • Kurt Ravn - Legolas
  • Povl Dissing - Gollum
  • Gabriella Persson - Bassoon
  • Torben H. S. Svendsen - Double-bass
  • Kresten Stubbe Teglbjerg - Piano
  • Francis norén - voices
  • Morten Kramp - voices
  • String quartet: Morten Ryelund, Mette Tjærby, Jørgen Eyvind Hansen and Dorthe Buch-Andersen
  • The Chamber Choir Hymnia conducted by Flemming Windekilde
  • Musical Director: Morten Ryelund Sørensen
  • Producers: Caspar Reiff, Peter Hall and Morten Ryelund Sørensen
  • Engineering: Hans Nielsen and Viggo Mangor
  • Cover Illustration: Queen Margrethe II of Denmark
  • Cover Design: Dan Eggers and Connie B. Berentzen
Preceded by:
An Evening in Rivendell
Tolkien Ensemble discography Followed by:
At Dawn in Rivendell