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Evenstar (soundtrack)

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'''Evenstar''' is the eighth track of ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]]'' by [[Howard Shore]]. Named after [[Arwen Evenstar|Arwen]], it's used as Arwen and [[Aragorn]]'s theme in ''[[The Lord of the Rings (film series)|The Lord of the Rings film series]]''.<ref name="AnnotatedScore">[[Doug Adams]] ([[2006]]), ''The Annotated Score (Part II: The Two Towers)'', pp. 16, 32</ref>
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'''Evenstar''' is the eighth track of ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]]'' by [[Howard Shore]]. Named after [[Arwen|Arwen Evenstar]], it's used as Arwen and [[Aragorn]]'s theme in ''[[The Lord of the Rings (film series)|The Lord of the Rings film series]]''.<ref name="AnnotatedScore">[[Doug Adams]] ([[2006]]), ''The Annotated Score (Part II: The Two Towers)'', pp. 16, 32</ref>
  
 
The text was written by [[Fran Walsh]] and [[Philippa Boyens]], with [[Sindarin]] translation by [[David Salo]]. Solo vocals are performed by Isabel Bayrakdarian.<ref name="AnnotatedScore" />
 
The text was written by [[Fran Walsh]] and [[Philippa Boyens]], with [[Sindarin]] translation by [[David Salo]]. Solo vocals are performed by Isabel Bayrakdarian.<ref name="AnnotatedScore" />

Latest revision as of 16:59, 20 September 2021

Evenstar is the eighth track of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Howard Shore. Named after Arwen Evenstar, it's used as Arwen and Aragorn's theme in The Lord of the Rings film series.[1]

The text was written by Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens, with Sindarin translation by David Salo. Solo vocals are performed by Isabel Bayrakdarian.[1]

Evenstar is also featured as a part of One of the Dunedain, the seventh track of disc two on The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers - The Complete Recordings.

[edit] Lyrics

U i vethed...
na i onnad.
Si boe u-dhannathach
Ae u-esteliach nad –
Estelio han –
Estelio veleth.

[edit] English translation

This is not the end...
It is the beginning.
You cannot falter now
If you trust nothing else
Trust this -
Trust love.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Doug Adams (2006), The Annotated Score (Part II: The Two Towers), pp. 16, 32