The Hobbit

Discussion in 'Star Wars And Film Music' started by General Kenobi, Dec 18, 2007.

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  1. Force Smuggler Force Ghost

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    To see the differences? The Ultimate edition TPM soundtrack is far different from the regular TPM soundtrack is it not?
  2. DarthBoba Manager Emeritus

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    Sure, but it's not like there's anything missing from the EEs that the regular edition has.
  3. Bacon164 Jedi Master

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    The Prologue theatrical FOTR track is very different than what ended up in the film.
  4. DarthBoba Manager Emeritus

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    Is one track really worth the extra cash, though?
  5. Barriss_Coffee Chosen One

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    EE's definitely have the better music when it comes to the LOTR franchise. ROTK especially -- the tracks for both Theodin's and Aragorn's epic speech/charges were either missing or woefully watered down for the regular OST.
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  6. Bacon164 Jedi Master

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    *Complete Recordings

    I agree, but not everyone might want to spend $180 versus $30-$50 to sift through ten hours of music to find sparse tracks like that. Still quality products though.
  7. Jarren_Lee-Saber Jedi Master

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    I have the complete recordings - they are brilliat
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  8. DarthBoba Manager Emeritus

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    Something odd. I immediately went to AmazonMP3 and iTunes to see what their prices for the trilogy are. Weirdly enough both of them only have the ROTK complete recording, and OSTs for both of the other films.

    I could swear all 3 LOTR scores used to be available from iTunes. Anyway, ROTK is 24 dollars on both. So in the hypothetical event of the other two being there, it'd be 72 dollars, not 180. :p
  9. Force Smuggler Force Ghost

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    Yeah I was wondering about the EE. There only being ROTK on i-tunes. Have to settle for regular for FOTR and TTT
  10. DarthBoba Manager Emeritus

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    I'd just look for the CDs in a 'used-very good' state and rip them TBH. If you really feel a need to listen to all ten hours, anyway. :p
  11. Darth_Martus Jedi Knight

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    Only ROTK was officially released as a download.

    Anybody who DOES by all three complete recordings should look at getting this book: http://www.amazon.com/Music-Lord-Rings-Films-Comprehensive/dp/0739071572/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1350722652&sr=8-1&keywords=The music of the Lord of the Rings it also has an extra CD of extra tracks, different takes and mock ups. Its a very interesting read and very informative for anybody who wants to know more about the music side of film making. I just wish we could get an equivalent book for Star Wars :p

    EDIT: Not sure how much of a background in music you would need to read said book however. I have one but I'm no musicologist.
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  12. DarthBoba Manager Emeritus

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    They're supposedly working on a 'music of star wars' book, iirc.
  13. Bacon164 Jedi Master

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  14. Lord Tyrannus Jedi Padawan

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    John Williams is awesome. He should do the Hobbit soundtrack.^:)^
  15. DarthBoba Manager Emeritus

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    No he shouldn't.

    To extrapolate: A film series, barring death or violent disagreement, should always maintain the same composer. Shore does a good job with LOTR and The Hobbit should remain his.
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  16. Jarren_Lee-Saber Jedi Master

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    Agreed. Also John Williams style of scoring wouldn't fit well in the Tolkien universe. Howard Shore was THE man for the job!
  17. Jarren_Lee-Saber Jedi Master

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    Also, will I get a ban or warning for telling where you can download the Complete Recordings free??
  18. DarthBoba Manager Emeritus

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  19. Jarren_Lee-Saber Jedi Master

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  20. Barriss_Coffee Chosen One

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  21. DarthBoba Manager Emeritus

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    I hope this is your net monetary contribution to these films, Barriss. :p
  22. Lord Tyrannus Jedi Padawan

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  23. Darth_Martus Jedi Knight

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    I wonder what the difference between the special edition and the regular edition is. They both appear to have 2 CDs.
  24. Strilo Manager Emeritus

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    I need to pick that up. I am mega excited for the scores for the Hobbit films.
  25. Darth_Martus Jedi Knight

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    Track list in spoiler because it's potentially a big spoiler. Also confirms the break in the films.


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    THE HOBBIT SPECIAL EDITION TRACKLIST

    DISC 1:
    My Dear Frodo
    Old Friends (Extended Version)
    An Unexpected Party (Extended Version)
    Blunt the Knives performed by The Dwarf Cast
    Axe or Sword?
    Misty Mountains performed by Richard Armitage and The Dwarf Cast
    The Adventure Begins
    The World is Ahead
    An Ancient Enemy
    Radagast the Brown (Extended Version)
    The Trollshaws Roast Mutton (Extended Version)
    A Troll-hoard The Hill of Sorcery
    Warg-scouts

    DISC 2:
    The Hidden Valley
    Moon Runes (Extended Version)
    The Defiler
    The White Council (Extended Version)
    Over Hill
    A Thunder Battle
    Under Hill
    Riddles in the Dark
    Brass Buttons
    Out of the Frying-Pan
    A Good Omen
    Song of the Lonely Mountain (Extended Version) performed by Neil Finn Dreaming of Bag End

    EXCLUSIVE BONUS TRACKS:
    A Very Respectable Hobbit
    Erebor
    The Dwarf Lords
    The Edge of the Wild
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