Interview with Doug Adams (Author) The Music of the Lord of the Rings Films

Interview:  Doug Adams

Recorded September 1, 2010
Published September 1, 2010

DOUG ADAMS, author of the upcoming book THE MUSIC OF THE LORD OF THE RINGS FILMS, talks about this unique and comprehensive project which put him shoulder-to-shoulder with one of his composer-idols, HOWARD SHORE. He shares about the joys and challenges of working on a project of this scale, his research process, and just who will want to get their hands on this book and compact disc! (Don't miss our little ploy to get some information on THE HOBBIT at the very end!)

Episode Highlights

00:26 - Introduction
02:30 - How did you come on to this project?
09:45 - The evolution of the project
13:00 - Who is this book intended for?
15:30 - What was the most difficult part of this project?
19:30 - How did you select the music for the Rarities CD?
25:30 - How are you feeling as this book is finally about to release?
29:04 - What's happening with Howard Shore and THE HOBBIT?

Music Clips (Select music clips contained in this podcast)

00:00 - "The Road Goes Ever On Part 2" (LOTR: Fellowship of the Ring - Complete) by Howard Shore
08:53 - "The Three Hunters" (LOTR: The Two Towers - Complete) by Howard Shore
17:30 - "The Last March of the Ents" (LOTR: The Two Towers - Complete) by Howard Shore
24:34 - "The Plains of Rohan" (LOTR: The Two Towers - Complete) by Howard Shore
30:15 - "Return of the King" (LOTR: The Return of the King) by Howard Shore