Harry berichtet, dass ihm während der Szenen in Moria vor allem die Musik aufgefallen sei. Ein Männerchor singt eine unverständliche Sprache dazu tiefe Trommeln. Howard Shore verriet ihm, dass in dieser Szene 300 Maori-Männer zwergisch singen.
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Howard Shore's Score
Hey folks, Harry here... Now y'all read my first report about the CANNES footage, the second time I saw it (Yes, I'm well aware that I'm a bastard), I paid close attention to the score... well... closer attention anyways.
For the Mines of Moria there is a great deal of choral work... Deep male voices, but I couldn't make out the language... The mood when mixed with the images was of ancient majesty... It felt old. Now once the action begins the drums begin... These didn't sound like your regular timpani drums, it sounded closer to stretched animal skins across LARGE drums... like those in Japan in RISING SUN... but the rhythm was ummmm... scary. This music was perfect for the images.... so much so that upon that first viewing I didn't notice what it was doing to me... that it was adding an emotional texture to the very real and atmospheric images.
Now, Sunday, before the LORD OF THE RINGS party, Joram, Calisuri, Peter Jackson, Gordon Paddison and I sat down for some drinks at the Hotel Martinez's restaurant the PALM D'OR yeah... I know...
At the end of the conversation, David Cronenberg came up with Howard Shore. Apparently they have been talking about the upcoming Ralph Fiennes flick that Cronenberg is set to helm called SPIDERS, and after talking a bit with Cronenberg, I was able to speak to Howard Shore a bit about his score and how much I want to hear it separate and not on film...
[...read on at AICN]