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The "'''Original Motion Picture Soundtrack'''" of [[Peter Jackson]]'s [[The Lord of the Rings film trilogy|''The Lord of the Rings'' trilogy]] refers to the order of the [[Music of the Middle-earth film series|music of the films]] in their final, cinematic renditions as heard throughout the three films. The soundtracks were orchestrated and produced by [[Howard Shore]], from 2000 to 2003 - he also composed all of the music except for the credit songs: "[[May It Be]]" by [[Enya]], "[[Gollum's Song]]" by [[Fran Walsh]], and "[[Into the West]]" by [[Annie Lennox]].
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The '''Original Motion Picture Soundtrack''' of [[Peter Jackson]]'s [[The Lord of the Rings film trilogy|''The Lord of the Rings'' trilogy]] is the order of the [[Music of the Middle-earth film series|music of the trilogy]] in their final, cinematic renditions as heard throughout the three films. The scores were orchestrated and produced as soundtracks by [[Howard Shore]], from 2000 to 2003 - he also composed all of the music except for the end-credits songs: "[[May It Be]]" by [[Enya]], "[[Gollum's Song]]" by [[Fran Walsh]], and "[[Into the West]]" by [[Annie Lennox]].
   
Most of the soundtracks were performed by the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Philharmonic_Orchestra London Philharmonic Orchestra]. London Voices, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, certain actors from the films (such as [[Viggo Mortensen]] and [[Billy Boyd]]), and professional singers also were featured.
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Most of the soundtracks were performed by the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Philharmonic_Orchestra London Philharmonic Orchestra]. The London Voices, the London Oratory School Schola, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, certain actors from the films (such as [[Viggo Mortensen]] and [[Billy Boyd]]), and professional singers also were featured.
   
The "[[The Lord of the Rings Complete Recordings|Complete Recordings]]" are the larger, more thorough compilation of the earlier renditions of the same music, making up ten hours of orchestral music total. {{LOTR OMPST}}
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Each Original Motion Picture Soundtrack was released as a 1-disc CD under [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reprise_Records Reprise Records], in the year its respective film made its debut. {{LOTR OMPST}}
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== Disambiguation ==
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"Lord of the Rings soundtrack", when said in passing, customarily refers to the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
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The "[[The Lord of the Rings Complete Recordings|Complete Recordings]]" are a larger, more thorough compilation of the earlier renditions of the same music, making up ten hours of orchestral music total. Each of the Complete Recordings for the three ''Lord of the Rings'' films, in their release, are three to four discs long, and are comprised of many "alternate", "mock-up", and "complete" versions of Howard Shore's composed themes.
   
 
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The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy is the order of the music of the trilogy in their final, cinematic renditions as heard throughout the three films. The scores were orchestrated and produced as soundtracks by Howard Shore, from 2000 to 2003 - he also composed all of the music except for the end-credits songs: "May It Be" by Enya, "Gollum's Song" by Fran Walsh, and "Into the West" by Annie Lennox.

Most of the soundtracks were performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra. The London Voices, the London Oratory School Schola, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, certain actors from the films (such as Viggo Mortensen and Billy Boyd), and professional singers also were featured.

Each Original Motion Picture Soundtrack was released as a 1-disc CD under Reprise Records, in the year its respective film made its debut.

Disambiguation Edit

"Lord of the Rings soundtrack", when said in passing, customarily refers to the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.

The "Complete Recordings" are a larger, more thorough compilation of the earlier renditions of the same music, making up ten hours of orchestral music total. Each of the Complete Recordings for the three Lord of the Rings films, in their release, are three to four discs long, and are comprised of many "alternate", "mock-up", and "complete" versions of Howard Shore's composed themes.

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