Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Episode 78 - The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Episode 78 - The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Author Doug Adams (The Music of the Lord of the Rings Films) joins Christopher Coleman and Marius Masalar to break down Howard Shore's score for the final Hobbit installment:  The Battle of the Five Armies.   Richard Buxton joins in for our first WHYBLT (What Have You Been Listening To) segment of 2015 and we also take a few twitter questions for Doug Adams about The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings scores.


Episode Highlights

00:30 — Introduction and "What Have You Been Listening To?"
22:39 — Battle of the Five Armies - movie discussion
33:25 — Battle of the Five Armies - movie discussion (spoilers)
45:08 — Battle of the Five Armies - music in context (spoliers)
50:27 — The Hobbit versus The Lord of the Rings
63:09 — Twitter question - "Will there be a Complete Recordings of The Hobbit?"
66:29 — "Unexpected Unresolution"
76:48 — Twitter questions:  LOTR re-recordings? The Music of the Hobbit Films book?
84:02 — The Hobbit on vinyl - digital versus physical releases
94:03 — The legacy of the six films and the six scores


Music Selections

00:02 —  Sons of Durin (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies) by Howard Shore
12:46 —  The Seeding  (Civilization: Beyond Earth) by Jeff Knorr
16:37 —  Bathfime  (The Homesman) by Marco Beltrami
17:51 —  Into The Starscape (The Last Starfighter) by Craig Safan
22:13 —  Battle for the Mountain (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies) by Howard Shore
44:39 —  The Darkest Hour (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies) by Howard Shore
49:08 —  Sons of Durin (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies) by Howard Shore
56:01 —  The Ruins of Dale  (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies) by Howard Shore
60:21 —  Feast of Starlight  (The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug) by Howard Shore
102:30 —  There and Back Again (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies) by Howard Shore

Notes:
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