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The Lord Of The Rings The Return of The King Complete Recordings 6LP 180 Gram Green Vinyl Box Set 2018

Artist: Howard Shore
Title: The Return of The King
Catalog Number: RCV1-565282
Label: Reprise Records
Reissued by: Reprise Records
Barcode: 603497862610
Edition: The Complete Recordings
Original release year: 2003
Reissue year: 2018
Number of discs: 6
Revolutions per minute: 33⅓ rpm
Disc size: 12"
Vinyl Weight Grade: 180gr
Limited Edition: Yes
Numbered Edition: Yes
Total Item Weight: 2181gr
Pressing country: Germany
For Market Release in: USA & Europe
Added to catalog on: October 10, 2018
Collection: The Lord Of The Rings
Note: Never eligible for any further discounts
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Return to Middle-earth with the third soundtrack from The Lord Of The Rings trilogy, The Return Of The King: The Complete Recordings, available now on vinyl for the first time! Housed in a collector’s box with green leather style spine, the collection is limited to 8,000 individually numbered copies on 180-gram green vinyl.

 

 

  • Limited Edition
  • Numbered Edition (8000 units)
  • 6LP Deluxe Collector's Box
  • Deluxe Booklet + Middle Earth Map Part III
  • Audiophile 180 Gram Green Vinyl
  • Pressed at Optimal Media in Germany
  • Direct Metal Mastering by Alex Wharton
  • Cut at Abbey Road Studios

 

 

Includes Academy Award, Golden Globe Award & GRAMMY Award-winning song "Into The West" performed by Annie Lennox, and Performances by Sir James Galway and Renee Fleming.

 

Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy is one of most successful in film history earning 17 Academy Awards including three for its music. Beyond critical acclaim, the music from the films also enjoyed wide commercial success, collectively selling 7 million copies. Rhino/Warner Bros. returns to Middle-earth once again with the third and final soundtrack from the trilogy, The Return of the King: The Complete Recordings, available on vinyl for the first time as a 180g 6LP box set. Housed in a collector's box with a green leather-style spine, the collection is limited to 8,000 individually numbered copies on colored vinyl. It also comes with extensive liner notes from author Doug Adams, who analyzes many of the themes and motifs used throughout the score.


The music for all three films was composed, orchestrated and conducted by Howard Shore. The music he wrote for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King was performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra with contributions from the choirs: The London Voices and The London Oratory School Schola Boys Choir. The album was certified gold in the U.S. and the U.K. and won two Academy Awards for Best Original Score and for Best Original Song with "Into the West" performed by Annie Lennox; and two Grammy Awards for Best Score Soundtrack Album and Song Written for a Motion Picture.


"There's probably never been as ambitious a film score as Howard Shore's 10-hour epic for the "Lord of the Rings" series...the music is rich and complex, drawing on a vast range of styles and exotic instruments to evoke J.R.R. Tolkien's world of elves, hobbits and warlocks. But it's more than just background music: Shore uses an elaborate leitmotif technique (where musical themes are associated with specific characters or ideas, and are developed across the entire series) to hold the sprawling tale together. Lush, beautiful and full of intriguing surprises, it's no wonder that it's become one of the most popular film scores ever written. - Stephen Brookes, Washington Post


The album was certified gold in the U.S. and the U.K. and won two Academy Awards® for Best Original Score and for Best Original Song with “Into the West” performed by Annie Lennox; two Golden Globe Awards® for Best Original Score and Song; and two Grammy Awards® for Best Score Soundtrack Album and Song Written for a Motion Picture.


THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING: THE COMPLETE RECORDINGS is the third in a series of three releases that also includes The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) which was released on April 6 and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) which was released July 27.

 

 

Track Listing:

 

LP 1 Side B
1. Gollum's Villainy
2. Eowyn's Dream
3. The Palantir
4. Flight From Edoras
5. The Grace Of Undomiel (feat. Renee Fleming)
6. The Eyes Of The White Tower


LP 2 Side C
1. A Coronal Of Silver And Gold
2. The Lighting Of The Beacons


LP 2 Side D
1. Osgiliath Invaded (feat. Ben Del Maestro)
2. The Stairs Of Cirith Ungol
3. Allegiance To Denethor
4. The Sacrifice Of Faramir (feat. Billy Boyd performing "The Edge Of Night")


LP 3 Side E
1. The Parting Of Sam And Frodo
2. Marshalling At Dunharrow
3. Anduril - Flame Of The West
4. The Passing Of The Grey Company


LP 3 Side F
1. Dwimorberg - The Haunted Mountain
2. Master Meriadoc, Swordthain
3. The Paths Of The Dead
4. The Siege Of Gondor


LP 4 Side G
1. Shelob's Lair
2. Merry's Simple Courage
3. Grond - The Hammer Of The Underworld
4. Shelob The Great


LP 4 Side H
1. The Tomb Of The Stewards
2. The Battle Of The Pelennor Fields
3. The Pyre Of Denethor
4. The Mumakil
5. Dernhelm In Battle
6. "A Far Green Country"
7. Shieldmaiden Of Rohan


LP 5 Side I
1. The Passing Of Theoden
2. The Houses Of Healing (feat. Liv Tyler)
3. The Tower Of Cirith Ungol
4. The Last Debate (feat. Sissel performing "Asea Aranion")
5. The Land Of Shadow


LP 5 Side J
1. The Mouth Of Sauron (feat. Sir James Galway)
2. For Frodo (feat. Ben Del Maestro)
3. Mount Doom (feat. Renee Fleming)
4. The Crack Of Doom
5. The Eagles (feat. Renee Fleming)


LP 6 Side K
1. The Fellowship Reunited (feat. Sir James Galway, Viggo Mortensen, and Renee Fleming)
2. The Journey To The Grey Havens (feat. Sir James Galway)


LP 6 Side L
1. Elanor (feat. Sir James Galway)
2. Days Of The Ring (feat. Annie Lennox performing I"nto The West")
3. Bilbo's Song

 

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