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LEGO Hobbit by Kyla Duhamel

Learn About the Hobbits Through de Meij’s Famous Symphony

No discussion of The Lord of the Rings, musical or otherwise, would be complete without mentioning the Hobbits of the Shire. They seem inconsequential to man and other creatures, as they’re only 3-4 feet...

Photo of a spooky, ruined bridge

Take a Journey in the Dark Via de Meij’s Symphony

What’s a fantasy novel without a little adventure? The fourth movement follows the Fellowship through the mines of Moria to the bridge of Khazad-Dûm, where Gandalf battles the Balrog. Will our party survive the...

Gollum and Frodo by Simon Q

Music Appreciation: Symphony No. 1 “The Lord of the Rings” (III. Gollum) by Johan de Meij

My preciousssss…      …nasty Hobbitses! Originally a Hobbit from the Gladden Fields known as Sméagol, Gollum fell prey to the power of the One Ring. This lead to an extended lifetime of wretchedness that...

The Path to Lothlórien by James Daisa

Visit the Elves of Lothlórien in de Meij’s Symphony No. 1

(Second in a series. For part one, click here.) Let’s take a trip into the mystical land of the Elves – Lothlórien. A Mysterious Beginning We immediately get a sense that this movement is...

Gandalf (artwork by morkus13 (CC BY 3.0))

Music Appreciation: Symphony No. 1 “The Lord of the Rings” (I. Gandalf) by Johan de Meij

Nope, not the movie music. Thought I’d clarify that right away 🙂 However, even if you are looking for the movie music, why not stick around? I’d like to introduce everyone to an epic...

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