Posted by: Arwen Date: Thursday, April 24, 2003, at 6:09 a.m. IP Address: proxy.cogeco.net
In Response to:
Re: Galadriel's Gifts(Joel)
Actually--the song your looking for is "Farewell to Lorien" By Howard Shore. It features Hilary Summers on vocals. It's a beautiful piece. I think you'll find what your looking for in that song. If not, then sorry....but it's still a great song to have.
You can easily download it on Kazaa. It was released on the TwoTowers soundtrack as a bonus.
> That's my favorite part in the movie. hearing those 5 chords at they're
> departure in the theatre was enough to make me cry. I can't believe that
> they would cut that part, of all things to cut. I'm a musician. I've been
> thinking about those chords and why they affected me as they did. C#major,
> F minor, A-flat major, E-flat major, then to E major 6. Those chords help
> to tell the story. The progression is a building of hope, seemingly where
> there is none. It conveys farewell, the remembrance of the responsibility
> of destroying the ring, the hope of success, and the dreams of a world
> free from the evil of Sauron, in soft detail. The instrumentation of this
> progression is complete with a full gothic choir and symphony orchestra.
> Howard Shore's decision to do that was significant to me. How many other
> times in the film does that happen?
> Your best bet is to lift the audio from the DVD track using some
> extraction and conversion utility. The dialog will still be there but for
> now, I wouldn't know what else to tell you.