The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Suite from (I. Old Friends and The Adventure Begins / II. Axe or Sword? / III. Song of the Lonely Mountain / IV. The Dwarf Lords / V. Dreaming of Bag End). By Howard Shore. Arranged by Douglas E. Wagner. Concert Band. Concert Band; Part(s); Score. Pop Concert Band. Form: Suite. Folk; Movie. Grade 3. 260 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.39551).
Faithfully presented in this exciting suite, these selections from Howard Shore's brilliantly conceived original soundtrack capture the adventure, excitement, and tender moments of the first of the prequels to the epic Lord of the Rings trilogy. Including "Old Friends," "The Adventure Begins," "Axe or Sword?," "Song of the Lonely Mountain," "The Dwarf Lords," and "Dreaming of Bag End," this lovely arrangement, in five movements, is intended for use at the high school level and is not difficult at all to master. (9:00).