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The Fellowship of the Ring, disc 2, track 2:

The Caverns of Isengard

[00:14-00:44] The Heroics of Aragorn

[01:27-02:09] Isengard Five Beat Pattern
From Howard Shore's dvd commentary: "Isengard is industrial age, and itís written in 5/4 time, which is a rhythm that I use only in Isengard and only to evoke this kind of things being a little off kilter. I mean, the 5/4 rhythm is a little unusual enough that it always felt a bit unresolved whenever you were in Isengard. And the orchestration is very metallic, you know. Itís chains and metal percussion and itís a actually quite simplistic. Itís a two part counterpoint with this 5/4 rhythm and all low, low horns all playing in unison and very primal and somewhat scary."
[01:34-02:02] Isengard/Orc Theme *

[02:04-02:36] Nature's Reclamation

[02:44-03:54] Isengard/Orc Theme

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