The Lord of the Rings (soundtrack)

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For the music of the 2001–2003 film series, see Music of The Lord of the Rings film series.
J.R.R. Tolkien's
The Lord of the Rings
The Lord of the Rings (soundtrack).jpg
Soundtrack album by Leonard Rosenman
Released 1978
Recorded 1977
Genre Soundtrack
Length 70:36
Label Fantasy Records
Producer Saul Zaentz
Leonard Rosenman
Ralph Bakshi film soundtrack chronology
Heavy Traffic OST
J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings OST
American Pop OST
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

The J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings OST is the soundtrack to Ralph Bakshi's animated film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings,[2] featuring music composed by Leonard Rosenman. It was issued as a double-LP in 1978. In 2001, the album was reissued on CD, with bonus tracks. The album reached #33 in the Canadian RPM Magazine album charts, February 24th, 1979.

Track listing[edit]

Original vinyl edition[edit]

Side 1:

  1. Theme from "Lord of the Rings" (02:53)
  2. History of the Ring (06:32)
  3. The Journey begins / Encounter with the Ringwraiths (04:33)
  4. Riders of Rohan (03:45)

Side 2:

  1. Escape to Rivendell (06:22)
  2. Mines of Moria (06:11)
  3. The Battle in the Mines / The Balrog (05:11)

Side 3:

  1. Mithrandir (03:20)
  2. Gandalf remembers (02:22)
  3. Frodo disappears (02:38)
  4. Following the Orcs (03:16)
  5. Attack of the Orcs (04:04)

Side 4:

  1. Helm's Deep (07:02)
  2. The Dawn Battle / Theoden's Victory (04:59)
  3. The Voyage to Mordor / Theme from the "Lord of the Rings" (04:45)

CD reissue[edit]

  1. History Of The Ring
  2. Gandalf Throws Ring
  3. The Journey Begins; Encounter With The Ringwraiths
  4. Trying To Kill Hobbits
  5. Escape To Rivendell
  6. Company Of The Ring
  7. Mines Of Moria
  8. The Battle In The Mines; The Balrog
  9. Mithrandir
  10. Frodo Disappears
  11. Following The Orcs
  12. Fleeing Orcs
  13. Attack Of The Orcs
  14. Gandalf Remembers
  15. Riders Of Rohan
  16. Helm's Deep
  17. The Dawn Battle; Theoden's Victory
  18. The Voyage To Mordor; Theme From The Lord Of The Rings


  1. ^ Planer, Lindsay. The Lord of the Rings at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-09-20.
  2. ^ J.C. Maçek III (2012-08-02). "'American Pop'... Matters: Ron Thompson, the Illustrated Man Unsung". PopMatters. 

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