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The Two Towers, disc 2, track 7:

One of the Dúnedain

Featuring "Evenstar" performed by Isabel Bayrakdarian

[00:51-01:21] Éowyn Shieldmaiden of the Rohirrim

[01:53-01:57] Éowyn and Aragorn
From the Annotated Score: "Solo clarinet enters and a new theme appears to be forming. A descending F-major arpeggio at 1:53 gives just the slightest hint of the Éowyn and Aragorn theme, still in a state of faint self-realization."
[02:04-02:12] The Fellowship in Rohan
From the AS-TTT: "Oboe enters, presenting the next step in the developing Fellowship in Rohan motif, but immediately following is a familiar line in solo French horn, The Realm of Gondor."
The last oboe note of the Fellowship in Rohan is held until 2:12, but the melody after 2:09 is the Gondor Theme.
[02:09-02:18] The Realm of Gondor (in Decline)

[02:14-02:34] Rivendell

[02:34-03:06] Evenstar *
From Howard Shore's dvd commentary: "The flashbacks to Rivendell are now performed by the soprano, Isabel Bayrakdarian. It's a development really, of the music from Rivendell. Cause Rivendell, from Fellowship, was really the beginning of that relationship and you see that scene on the bridge and you see Arwen and Aragorn. Now this is a much different scene in Two Towers. This is Aragorn having to leave her and going to war and the decision to do that. And it's a much more painful parting, in a way. And her father, Elrond, telling Aragorn he can't make her stay for him. Aragorn should let Arwen go because she will die if she stays. It's a much more tragic scene. And that music was created around Isabel Bayrakdarian and so the singers were based on the pieces that I was writing. And I wrote the pieces very specifically for their voices."
[03:06-03:36] The Heroics of Aragorn

[04:32-05:05] Evenstar

[05:07-05:40] The Diminishment of the Elves ("Gilraen's Song")

[06:29-07:11] Evenstar
From the Annotated Score: "With a final sigh of the alto flute the Evenstar and Diminishment themes are intertwined, shrouding the future in uncertainty. Will Arwen and Aragorn accept theirs as a love inevitably doomed to recede, or will they proceed down a path of uncertainty, sustained by their enduring affection?"

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