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The Lord of the Rings

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Published 8 years, 5 months ago 1 comment

Description: This amazing music from 1978 is the score for Ralph Bakshi's truncated, unfinished animated version of Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. Brooklyn-born Leonard Rosenman made his name in the 1950s as an avant-garde composer of "serious" music, but when he decided to diversify and provide a score for James Dean's East of Eden in 1955, his fate was sealed: thereafter, the concert halls were closed to him and he made a career writing challenging, original yet thoroughly under-appreciated music for films. The Lord of the Rings is one of his most impressive, thoroughly conceived achievements--harsher, more "difficult&quot ... (more)
Manufacturer: Intrada Records
Release date: 24 November 1992
EAN: 0720258800329 UPC: 720258800329
Tags: Fantasy (1), Soundtrack (1), Animation (1), 1970s (1), Avantgarde (1), Film Score (1), 12 Tone (1), Modernistic (1), Blaster Beam (1)
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