There are some lovely swirls as Shore conjures forth themes for the stern but beautiful people of Rohan with help from a Norwegian hardanger.
He also evokes the deep, ponderous Ents with a deep, nearly discordant confluence of string and voice.
Perfect accompaniment for rereading the books.
The Two Towers
- Original movie score
- Composed by Howard Shore
- Four stars out of five
Originally published in Uptown Magazine, January 6, 2003