Fantasy novel with influences from european mythologies and medieval cultures intertwined with the supernatural. Shares similarities to: wagner"s der ring des nibelungen opera. Collaborated with: david cronenberg a lot and recently with martin scorsese. Used a range of intensities to maintain interest. Popular music in the closing credits; enya brennan sings a song. Except for gandolf (but very briefly ambiguous, till he laughs) and saruman (figure it out as apart of the plot) Full symphonic orchestra returning to the magical world of middle ages. Not governed by a system of major/minor keys o. Not as much push to the tonic note. 8 sets of pitch intervals that form a scale. A musician that comes from a family of metal workers, uses anvils as music. Used for scenes in a forest where the elfs reside. Gladriel, thousands of years old woman who is mysterious, not sure if she can be trusted. O fortuna from carmina burana by carl orff.