Tracklist

Digital Media 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 My Dear Frodo
Howard Shore 8:03
2 Old Friends (extended version)
Howard Shore 5:01
3 An Unexpected Party (extended version)
Howard Shore 4:09
4 Blunt the Knives
The Dwarf Cast 1:01
5 Axe or Sword?
Howard Shore 5:59
6 Misty Mountains
Richard Armitage & The Dwarf Cast 1:42
7 The Adventure Begins
Howard Shore 2:05
8 The World Is Ahead
Howard Shore 2:22
9 An Ancient Enemy
Howard Shore 4:57
10 Radagast the Brown (extended version)
Howard Shore 6:39
11 The Trollshaws
Howard Shore 2:09
12 Roast Mutton (extended version)
Howard Shore 4:57
13 A Troll-Hoard
Howard Shore 2:39
14 The Hill of Sorcery
Howard Shore 3:51
15 Warg-Scouts
Howard Shore 3:02
Digital Media 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Hidden Valley
Howard Shore 3:50
2 Moon Runes (extended version)
Howard Shore 3:40
3 The Defiler
Howard Shore 1:15
4 The White Council (extended version)
Howard Shore 9:41
5 Over Hill
Howard Shore 3:44
6 A Thunder Battle
Howard Shore 3:55
7 Under Hill
Howard Shore 1:55
8 Riddles in the Dark
Howard Shore 5:22
9 Brass Buttons
Howard Shore 7:38
10 Out of the Frying-Pan
Howard Shore 5:55
11 A Good Omen
Howard Shore 5:47
12 Song of the Lonely Mountain (extended version)
Neil Finn 6:01
13 Dreaming of Bag End
Howard Shore 1:57
14 A Very Respectable Hobbit
Howard Shore 1:22
15 Erebor
Howard Shore 1:20
16 The Dwarf Lords
Howard Shore 2:02
17 The Edge of the Wild
Howard Shore 3:34

Credits

Digital Media 1

composer:
David Donaldson (New Zealand bass player) (tracks 6, 8, 12)
Stephen Gallagher (track 4)
David Long (NZ guitarist composer) (tracks 6, 8, 12)
Steve Roche (tracks 6, 8, 12)
Janet Roddick (tracks 6, 8, 12)
Howard Shore (tracks 1–5, 7, 9–11, 13–15)
lyricist:
J. R. R. Tolkien (tracks 4, 6, 8, 12)
mixer:
Ed Cherney (tracks 4, 6)
producer:
Stephen Gallagher (track 4)
David Long (NZ guitarist composer) (track 6)
Plan 9 (New Zealand group) (track 6)
Howard Shore (tracks 1–3, 5, 7–15)
partial recording of:
recording of:
A Troll-Hoard (track 13)
An Ancient Enemy (track 9)
Axe or Sword? (track 5)
Blunt the Knives (track 4)
My Dear Frodo (track 1)
The Hill of Sorcery (track 14)
The Trollshaws (track 11)
The World Is Ahead (track 8)
Warg-Scouts (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
Schwerter und Helden (tracks 6, 8, 12)

Digital Media 2

strings:
strings arranger:
Victoria Kelly (track 12)
additional mixer:
Lewis Jones (engineer) (track 12)
additional recording engineer:
Lewis Jones (engineer) (track 12)
assistant engineer:
Toby Hulbert (track 12)
composer:
David Donaldson (New Zealand bass player) (tracks 5, 12, 17)
David Long (NZ guitarist composer) (tracks 5, 17)
Steve Roche (tracks 5, 12, 17)
Janet Roddick (tracks 5, 12, 17)
Howard Shore (tracks 1–16)
Neil Finn (track 12)
conductor:
James Seymour Brett (track 12)
lyricist:
Neil Finn (track 12)
J. R. R. Tolkien (tracks 5, 17)
mixer:
Dave Fridmann (track 12)
producer:
Elroy Finn (track 12)
Liam Finn (track 12)
Howard Shore (tracks 1–11, 13–17)
Neil Finn (track 12)
recording engineer:
Jason Huss (track 12)
partial recording of:
recording of:
A Good Omen (track 11)
A Thunder Battle (track 6)
Brass Buttons (track 9)
Dreaming of Bag End (track 13)
Erebor (track 15)
Over Hill (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey) (track 5)
The Defiler (track 3)
The Dwarf Lords (track 16)
The Hidden Valley (track 1)
Under Hill (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Schwerter und Helden (tracks 5, 5, 17)

Release

purchase for download: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/id576596387 [info]