Howard Shore, the one I consider the most respected, honored and active music conductors of the present day International cinema is back again with Tolkein’s world renowned trilogy “The Hobbit”. Converted into a celluloid by NewZealander Peter Jackson with his groundbreaking technological advancements in the ‘taking’ section of the cinema along with his studio WetaDigital.
Now coming to the previous score given by Shore to “The Lord Of The Rings” trilogy, the score given by him is the main point of enjoyment and the score itself is magnificent, sublime, transcendent and what not. You’ll enjoy the score so much that you will not be able to stop listening to it atleast for a month or two, this is what happened to me after watching LOTR trilogy.
Every character in the movie is given a theme score such that the soundtrack never disturbs the viewer but it makes us involve more into the movie. After coming out of theatres, the only thing you’ll remember about the movie is the score. It stays with you for a longer period of time as such the Middle-Earth fantasy of J.R.R.Tolkien.
And now why am I talking about this ??
It’s almost been a decade since the movies hit the theatres is that, today just for checking the date of release of “The Hobbit : Desolation Of The Smaug” I went to the official website of the movie :
where the score is being played in the background along with the slideshow of the characters involved in the movie. I couldn’t stop listening to the score just for 3 hours or something. I am still listening to the score while writing this post on my blog.
The score given by Shore rejuvenates you that you feel that you’re a part of the imaginative world of Middle-Earth.
The score resonates deeply with me and i don’t know i just feel like i’m being dragged to a place where only nature works to its full rather than all these worldly pleasures and shit. Only music has this revitalizing power.
Never miss going through that site or atleast never miss listening to the score of LOTR or The Hobbit.
I’d phrase Victor Hugo. .
“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent”