This limited edition 6-LP boxed set features the soundtracks to all three films in the acclaimed trilogy on 180-gram vinyl, which are housed in a collector's box that has a leather-style spine.
The music for all three films was composed, orchestrated and conducted by Howard Shore. His music was performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, with contributions from two choirs: London Voices and London Oratory School Schola.
The Fellowship of the Ring soundtrack was certified platinum in the U.S. alone, and sold extremely well around the world. It won the Academy Award for Best Original Score, as well as the Grammy for Best Score Soundtrack Album. It includes two original songs written and performed by Enya: "May It Be" and "An?ron (Theme for Aragorn and Arwen)."
The Two Towers soundtrack was certified gold in the U.S., the U.K. and Canada and won the Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album.
The Return of the King soundtrack was certified gold in the U.S. and the U.K. and won two Academy Awards for Best Original Score and for Best Original Song with "Into the West" performed by Annie Lennox; two Golden Globe Awards for Best Original Score and Song; and two Grammy Awards for Best Score Soundtrack Album and Song Written for a Motion Picture.