The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Suite from composed by Howard Shore. Arranged by Douglas E. Wagner. Orchestra. Full Orchestra; Part(s); Score. Pop Concert Full Orchestra. Light Concert; Movie. Grade 3. 252 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.40449).
Selections from the brilliantly conceived Howard Shore soundtrackâ€”capturing the adventure, excitement, and tender moments of the first of director Peter Jackson's prequels to the epic Lord of the Rings trilogyâ€”are faithfully presented in this exciting suite for full orchestra. 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, thus enabling a wide audience to experience this masterpiece of cinematic art. (8:31).