Break-down of tracks

on the TTT-OST Soundtrack CD

 

name of track

time stamps

movie scene

NIM = Not In Movie - more info in italics

1

Foundations Of Stone

0:00 - 0:42

Opening titles

1

Foundations Of Stone

0:42 - end

Gandalf's fight with the Balrog

2

The Taming of Sméagol

0:00 - 0:26

Sam and Frodo eat lembas

2

The Taming of Sméagol

0:26 - 1:09

NIM - scored for a different version of Frodo and Sam wandering lost on Emyn Muil

2

The Taming of Sméagol

0:26 - end

Fight between Gollum and Frodo and Sam

3

The Riders of Rohan

0:00 - 0:58

The Three Hunters meet the Riders of Rohan

3

The Riders of Rohan

0:58 - 1:30

Gandalf prepares to leave Edoras to fetch Éomer.

3

The Riders of Rohan

1:42 - end

Théoden awakes, recognizes Éowyn and pursues Grima

4

The Passage of the Marshes

0:00 - 1:02

Gollum leads Frodo and Sam into the Dead Marshes

4

The Passage of the Marshes

1:03 - 1:59

NIM - written for Frodo's immersion in the water of the Dead Marshes

4

The Passage of the Marshes

1:59 - 2:24

Gollum is reminded of his name by Frodo.

4

The Passage of the Marshes

2:24 - end

NIM - last moments in the Dead Marshes? (this music is not found on the CR-TTT)

5

The Uruk-hai

0:00 - 1:29

First shot of Three Hunters chasing Uruk-hai, Aragorn finds leaf brooch

5

The Uruk-hai

1:29 - end

Saruman gloats via palantír with Sauron, we see Barad-dûr and Isengard

6

The King of the Golden Hall

0:00 - 0:20

Three Hunters and Gandalf approach Edoras

6

The King of the Golden Hall

0:20 -1:52

Éowyn on parapet - Rohan Flag rips off staff - Gandalf and Three Hunters approach

6

The King of the Golden Hall

1:52 - 2:33

Gandalf and Three Hunters enter Meduseld

6

The King of the Golden Hall

2:33 - end

Théoden grieves for Théodred at his tomb

7

The Black Gate Is Closed

0:00 - 1:24

Frodo, Sam and Gollum arrive at the Black Gate (up to Sam's fall)

7

The Black Gate Is Closed

1:24 - end

Gollum convinces Frodo to go 'another way' than through the Black Gate

8

Evenstar

0:00 - 0:30

The vision of Aragorn's death

8

Evenstar

0:30 - 2:30

Aragorn's flash back to his discussion with Arwen about his path

8

Evenstar

2:30 - end

Aragorn tries to return Evenstar to Arwen, but she will not take it

9

The White Rider

0:00 - 0:40

Gandalf and Saruman battle for the welfare of Théoden

9

The White Rider

0:40 - 1:01

Gandalf says to the Three Hunters, "I am Gandalf the White. I come back to you now at the turn of the tide."

9

The White Rider

1:01 - 2:00

NIM - an alternate score for the arrival of Shadowfax

9

The White Rider

2:00 - end

Gandalf and the Three Hunters ride from Fangorn to Edoras

10

Treebeard

0:00 - 0:53

The Ents begin arriving for Entmoot.

10

Treebeard

0:53 - 1:44

Solo bassoon not in movie. other instruments left in -
scored for scene when Treebeard introduces himself to Merry and Pippin. "I am no tree!"

10

Treebeard

1:44 - end

Treebeard thinks that Merry and Pippin may be 'little Orcs' and he doesn't like Orcs! 

11

The Leave Taking

0:00 - 0:31

Elrond and Arwen hug after Arwen sees her future with Aragorn

11

The Leave Taking

0:31 - 1:12

Arwen leaves Rivendell with other Elves

11

The Leave Taking

1:12 - end

Galadriel talks telepathically with Elrond

12

Helm's Deep

0:00 - 0:53

Warg attacks Hama, Théoden orders the Riders to the front

12

Helm's Deep

0:53 - 1:36

Théoden asks Éowyn to lead the refugees; the Men ride off to the battle*

12

Helm's Deep

1:46 - end

Éowyn then Théoden arrive at Helm's Deep -  Éowyn learns that Aragorn fell

13

The Forbidden Pool

0:00 - 0:46

Frodo argues with Sam over Gollum in Ithilien

13

The Forbidden Pool

0:46 - 1:09

Oliphaunts!

13

The Forbidden Pool

1:09 - 3:43

Faramir leads Frodo out on the ledge and asks him again about the 'gangrel creature'.  Frodo coaxes Gollum away from the Forbidden Pool

13

The Forbidden Pool

3:40 - 4:38

NIM - alternate score and unused music for Faramir's interrogation of Gollum

13

The Forbidden Pool

4:38 - end

partially used for Faramir's seduction in Henneth Annûn

14

Breath of Life

0:00 - 1:53

Aragorn washes up on the bank - Arwen revives him - Brego helps him up

14

Breath of Life

1:56 - 3:58

NIM - scored for Elrond's attempt to persuade Arwen to stay by giving her a glimpse of the future.

14

Breath of Life

3:58 - end

Aragorn rides Brego to Helm's Deep and spies the Uruk army

15

The Hornburg

0:00 - 2:11

Helm's Deep prepares for siege and battle

15

The Hornburg

2:11 - 2:52

Waiting on the Deeping Wall for battle to begin

15

The Hornburg

2:52 - end

battle begins

16

Forth Eorlingas

0:00 - 0:58

Gandalf the White reveals himself to the Three Hunters

16

Forth Eorlingas

0:58 - end

Théoden, Aragorn and Co. ride out to meet the Uruks - Gandalf arrives with Éomer

17

Isengard Unleashed

0:00 - 1:21

Haldir is killed in action

17

Isengard Unleashed

1:21 - 2:18

The battle intensifies at Helm's Deep

17

Isengard Unleashed

2:18 - 3:15

The Ents gather at the edge of Fangorn Forest and march towards Isengard

17

Isengard Unleashed

3:15 - end

The Ents attack Isengard

18

Samwise the Brave

0:00 - 2:50

Sam's speech in Osgiliath - Faramir sees the light

18

Samwise the Brave

2:56 - end

Gollum tries to persuade Sméagol to betray Frodo

19

Gollum's Song

0:00 - 0:25

Gollum leads Frodo and Sam toward Cirith Ungol - One last look at Mordor

19

Gollum's Song

0:25 - end

credits


*indicates that the same basic melody is used in the movie as on the CD but the singing is absent.

 

 

 

 

 

Entire TTT Movie

Frodo and Sam's StoryMerry and Pippin's Story

Aragorn, Arwen, Elrond's StoryThe Three Hunters Story

Breakdown of CD tracks