The Lord of the Rings, Part 2
CHAPTER 7 - PHOTO GALLERY
The author's well-worn and thoroughly researched copies of the books / The author after the worldwide symphonic premier of THEME FOR ROHAN by the Utah Symphony at Abravanel Hall, posing with Emmanuel Fratianni, Tommy Tallarico, Jillian Aversa, and Andrew Aversa / Mines of Moria screenshot, orchestra and choir / The Argonath / Riders of Rohan screenshots, orchestra and choir / Theme for Rohan music video with Taylor Davis / Audience reaction to THEME FOR ROHAN's live performance / Flutist Jeannine Goeckeritz, Mordor orchestra and choir / LOTRO logo
CHAPTER 7 - EXCERPT
Hidden dangers lurked beyond every step. Broken cracks and fissures in the floors, deep wells and treacherous chasms, halls and stairs sprawled in all directions. Orcs and Goblins lay in wait, not to mention Gandalf’s warning, “There are older and fouler things than Orcs in the deep places of the world.”
Moria was an endless, daunting maze of such enormity, it puts Minos’ Labyrinth at Knossos to pitiable shame.
Under its mountainous dome, the great realm and city of Dwarrodelf had once shone “full of light and splendor.” A thriving populace filled each cavern, hall, and vein with hearty industry, merriment, and vigor.
But the glory days of Moria were long past, mere shadows casting gloom in a vast cemetery.
Such were my ruminations, rolling a pencil between my fingers, doodling on an empty page, wondering how to frame this monument with music...
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CHAPTER 7 - MUSIC GALLERY