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The Music of Middle-Earth

May 1, 2021

The Elves 4⁄6: The Diminishment of the Elves. Today we explore the fading of the elves, we also get to hear a rendition of May it Be from the end of Fellowship of the Ring. Finally we hear some elven lyrics and their translations. Special thanks to my guests for this episode: Stephanie Jayne, Marilyn R. Pukkila and...

Apr 17, 2021

The Elves 3⁄6: Evenstar. Today we have a look at the connection between Arwen and Aragorn and how their story is reflected back in the tales of Middle-earth! We also have a special guest to sing the song of Song of Beren and Lúthien 

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Apr 3, 2021

The Elves 2⁄6: Arwen Revealed. Today we get to hear Arwen Revealed! The second of our Elven themes. We will explore how Aragorn and Arwen meet and how this theme reflects their love and yet uncertainty. We also get to hear Arwen's Song from the Houses of Healing as it was performed by Liv Tyler.

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Mar 20, 2021

Welcome to the fourth episode of Soundscapes of Middle-Earth! Today we celebrate Tolkien Reading Day with a special reading from The Lay of Luthien! 

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Mar 6, 2021

The Elves 1⁄6: Rivendell. Today we explore the Elves! We look at their origins, we explore the beautiful flowing lines of the Last Homely House and hear some special Music from Donald Swann as we begin our adventure into the Elven themes of Middle-earth.