Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Episode #29 - More of the Rings with Doug Adams

Episode #29 - More of the Rings with Doug Adams

Author Doug Adams (The Music of The Lord of the Rings) joins the crew to talk Howard Shore's score for the epic trilogy.  In addition, we hit our usual "What We've Been Listening To" segment, and also talk patriotic scores for the US, Canada, and UK.

Episode Highlights

00:20 — Introduction and welcome
02:18 — The Music of the Lord of Rings book reactions
12:30 — What have we been listening to?
24:44 — Patriotic/ Americana Scores
34:53 — More Lord of the Rings
43:32 — What's the next best thing to The Lord of Rings music?
61:10 — Anticipating The HObbit

Music Clips (Select music clips contained in this podcast)

00:00 — "The Bridge of Khazad Dum" (The Fellowship of the Ring) by Howard Shore
06:25 — "The Bridge of Khazad Dum" (The Fellowship of the Ring) by Howard Shore
15:51 — "Autobots" (Transformers) by Steve Jablonsky
19:49 — "Prologue" (Harry Potter/ Philosophers Stone) by John Williams
23:10 — "Fawkes the Phoenix" (Harry Potter/ Chamber of Secrets) by John Williams
24:05 — "Along for the Ride" (Monte Carlo) by Michael Giacchino
28:24 — "Finale" (The Ice Storm) by Mychael Danna
30:32 — "The Queen" (The Queen) by Alexandre Desplat
33:59 — "Flight from Edoras" (The Return of the King) by Howard Shore
37:05 — "The Lighting of the Beacon" (The Return of the King) by Howard Shore
38:02 — "The Tales That Really Matter" (The Two Towers) by Howard Shore
39:11 — "Minas Tirith" (The Return of the King) by Howard Shore
41:33 — "For Frodo" (The Return of the King) by Howard Shore
44:36 — "Guilty Of Being Innocent Of Being Jack Sparrow" (Pirates/Stranger Tides) by Hans Zimmer
50:57 — "The Empire State Building" (King Kong) by James Newton Howard
53:13 — "Dream is Collapsing" (Inception) by Hans Zimmer
56:02 — "The Blitz, 1940" (The Lion, Witch, Wardrobe) by Harry Gregson-Williams
60:10 — "Bag End" (Fellowship of the Ring) by Howard Shore
66:11 — "The Shire-The Hobbits (Mock-Up)" (Lord of the Rings: Rarities CD) by Howard Shore
73:10 — "The Return Of The King Trailer" (Lord of the Rings: Rarities CD) by Howard Shore