Reconstructing TTT movie

from the Soundtrack OST-CD

 

movie scene

NIM = Not In Movie - more info in italics

name of track

time stamps

Opening titles

1

Foundations Of Stone

0:00 - 0:42

Gandalf's fight with the Balrog

1

Foundations Of Stone

0:42 - end

Sam and Frodo eat lembas

2

The Taming of Sméagol

0:00 - 0:26

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

2

The Taming of Sméagol

0:26 - 1:09

Fight between Gollum and Frodo and Sam - Gollum agrees to lead them

2

The Taming of Sméagol

0:26 - end

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

5

The Uruk-hai

0:00 - 1:29

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

5

The Uruk-hai

1:29 - end

The Three Hunters meet the Riders of Rohan

3

The Riders of Rohan

0:00 - 0:58

Solo bassoon NIM. Other instruments left in -
scored for scene when Treebeard introduces himself to Merry and Pippin. "I am no tree!"

10

Treebeard

0:53 - 1:44

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

10

Treebeard

1:44 - end

Gollum leads Frodo and Sam into the Dead Marshes

4

The Passage of the Marshes

0:00 - 1:02

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

4

The Passage of the Marshes

1:03 - 1:59

Gollum is reminded of his name by Frodo.

4

The Passage of the Marshes

1:59 - 2:24

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

4

The Passage of the Marshes

2:24 - end

Legolas senses the nearness of the White Wizard in Fangorn and the Three prepare to meet Saruman

10

Treebeard

2:04 - end

Gandalf the White reveals himself to the Three Hunters

16

Forth Eorlingas

0:00 - 0:58

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

0:40 - 1:01

NIM - an alternate score for the arrival of Shadowfax

9

The White Rider

1:01 - 2:00

Gandalf and the Three Hunters ride from Fangorn to Edoras

9

The White Rider

2:00 - end

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

7

The Black Gate Is Closed

0:00 - 1:24

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

7

The Black Gate Is Closed

1:24 - end

Three Hunters and Gandalf approach Edoras

6

The King of the Golden Hall

0:00 - 0:20

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

6

The King of the Golden Hall

0:20 -1:52

Gandalf and Three Hunters enter Meduseld

6

The King of the Golden Hall

1:52 - 2:33

Gandalf and Saruman battle for the welfare of Théoden

9

The White Rider

0:00 - 0:40

Théoden awakes, recognizes Éowyn and pursues Grima

3

The Riders of Rohan

1:42 - end

Théoden grieves for Théodred at his tomb

6

The King of the Golden Hall

2:33 - end

Gandalf prepares to leave Edoras to fetch Éomer.

3

The Riders of Rohan

0:58 - 1:30

Frodo argues with Sam over Gollum in Ithilien

13

The Forbidden Pool

0:00 - 0:46

Oliphaunts!

13

The Forbidden Pool

0:46 - 1:09

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

8

Evenstar

0:30 - 2:30

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

8

Evenstar

2:30 - end

Warg attacks Hama, Théoden orders the Riders to the front

12

Helm's Deep

0:00 - 0:53

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

12

Helm's Deep

0:53 - 1:36

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

12

Helm's Deep

1:46 - end

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

14

Breath of Life

0:00 - 1:53

The vision of Aragorn's death

8

Evenstar

0:00 - 0:30

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

14

Breath of Life

1:56 - 3:58

Elrond and Arwen hug after Arwen sees her future with Aragorn

11

The Leave Taking

0:00 - 0:31

Arwen leaves Rivendell with other Elves

11

The Leave Taking

0:31 - 1:12

Galadriel talks telepathically with Elrond about the fate of Middle-earth - The Ring will tempt Men (Faramir) and the quest will claim Frodo's life.  (some as voice over shots of Frodo, Sam, Faramir and the Gondorian rangers)

11

The Leave Taking

1:12 - end

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

1:09 - 3:40

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

13

The Forbidden Pool

3:40 - 4:38

partially used for Faramir's seduction in Henneth Annûn

13

The Forbidden Pool

4:38 - end

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

14

Breath of Life

3:58 - end

The Ents begin arriving for Entmoot.

10

Treebeard

0:00 - 0:53

Helm's Deep prepares for siege and battle

15

The Hornburg

0:00 - 2:11

Waiting on the Deeping Wall for battle to begin

15

The Hornburg

2:11 - 2:52

Refugees enter the Glittering Caves - battle begins

15

The Hornburg

0:00 - end

Haldir is killed in action

17

Isengard Unleashed

0:00 - 1:21

The battle intensifies at Helm's Deep

17

Isengard Unleashed

1:21 - 2:18

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

17

Isengard Unleashed

2:18 - 3:15

Théoden, Aragorn and Co. ride out to meet the Uruks - Gandalf arrives with Éomer and they ride down the hill towards Helm's Deep

16

Forth Eorlingas

0:58 - end

The Ents attack Isengard

17

Isengard Unleashed

3:15 - end

Sam's speech in Osgiliath - Faramir sees the light

18

Samwise the Brave

0:00 - 2:50

Gollum tries to persuade Sméagol to betray Frodo

18

Samwise the Brave

2:56 - end

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

19

Gollum's Song

0:00 - 0:25

credits

19

Gollum's Song

0:25 - end


*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