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The Ring Quest: Evil Times

Appears in:

1|1|14 The Nazgűl
1|2|6 The Sword That Was Broken
2|1|2 Elven Rope
2|1|6 The Three Hunters
2|2|5 Exodus From Edoras
[05:14-05:26] From the Annotated Score: "High strings perform a third iteration of Evil Times, but here the final descending whole-step is shortened to a half-step, moving the motive's contours closer to the chromatic music of Mordor."
2|2|13 Sons of the Steward
[00:00-01:03] From the Annotated Score: "Cloven excerpts of Evil Times litter the scene, select pitches chipped off the figure entirely, others raising an upsetting half-step, bending the line closer to Mordor's chromatic tones."
2|3|8 Retreat
2|3|9 Master Peregrin's Plan
3|1|10 The Palantír
[00:00-00:35] From the Annotated Score: "Pippin too, it seems, is now awake. In his eyes is the same haunted look as before. Restlessly he pulls back his bedding and begins to walk towards the sleeping Gandalf. In two-part harmony, strings coupled with flute play the score's first strains of Evil Times, with a slightly stretched contour, intimating that Pippin is not entirely himself. The writing becomes increasingly chromatic until Pippin's goal becomes clear - he wants another look at the palantír."
3|3|12 The Tower of Cirith Ungol