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Music I listened to in the background while reading Lord of the Rings

Clifford H. Sears
The list author says: "I found background music enhances the reading of Fantasy books. Here is a sample of my favorite albums while reading J. R. R. Tolkien"
The Narada Collection: Vol. 1
The Narada Collection: Vol. 1
"This is the album that started it all for me. I played this CD the most while reading. I spent every weekend collecting another artist off this sampler. The Lord of the Rings comes to mind whenever I hear this music. A kind of time travel to a fond memory"
Woodlands
Woodlands
"This along with Legends invokes incredible moods. It works its way into the story you are reading, like a movie"
Legends
Legends
"This along with Woodlands invokes incredible moods. It works its way into the story you are reading, like a movie"
Valley in the Clouds
Valley in the Clouds
"This album I believe was inspired by Tolkien's books. Powerful"
Mother Earth's Lullaby
Mother Earth's Lullaby
"Has a very "elvish" feel to it"
Hidden Pathways
Hidden Pathways
"A very powerful masterpiece! It creates a mystical feel while reading the books.You can feel the characters emotions!"
Desert Vision
Desert Vision
"Eagle's Path is a favorite. Natural States is another one to get as a companion to this. Consider also The Waiting by Peter Buffett and Indian Summer by Friedemann"
Traces of Time: A Musical Anthology
Traces of Time: A Musical Anthology
"Wish they had all selections from the album "Dragon Wings and Wizard Tails". Can only catch a piece of that great album on this collection (which is also very good)"
Ancient Isles
Ancient Isles
"Listened to this more while reading the Terry Brooks works"
Music Inspired by Middle Earth featuring David Arkenstone
Music Inspired by Middle Earth featuring David Arkenstone
"Came after I read the books but is still appropriate"
Journey Of The Dunadan
Journey Of The Dunadan
"Came after I read the books but is still appropriate"
Vapor Drawings
Vapor Drawings
"Read other fantasy books to this album"
Film Music: Mrs. Soffel / The Times of Harvey Milk / Never Cry Wolf
Film Music: Mrs. Soffel / The Times of Harvey Milk / Never Cry Wolf
"Read other fantasy books to this album"
Country: An Original Soundtrack Album
Country: An Original Soundtrack Album
"This needs to be put back in print!"
Quest of the Dream Warrior
Quest of the Dream Warrior
"One of my favorites reading Terry Brooks. A recent release; Myths and Legends by David Arkenstone is also suggested. Also suggested are "Another Star in the Sky" and "In the Wake of the Wind""
Land of Merlin
Land of Merlin
Narada Collection 3
Narada Collection 3
"My next favorite Narada Collection series"
Dreamchaser
Dreamchaser
"My favorite of Ancient Future. This CD was also played a lot when reading The Silmarillion. A great complement to this album is "World Without Walls" by the same artist."
Natural Rhythms
Natural Rhythms
"Another great AF CD. Think I played this while reading Forgotten Realms series as well as The Silmarillion. It captures you like magic while reading these books. Also I HIGHLY suggest "Visions of a Peaceful Planet" also by Ancient Future. Has an Elvish feel to it and I played it a few times why reading LOTR. It is one of those albums that gets better and better the more you play it."
Quiet Fire
Quiet Fire
"Another great AF CD. Think I played this while reading Forgotten Realms series. I know I played this reading The Hobbit, LOTR and The Silmarillion. You can feel the emotion of the character on a long journey. Moods can swing from excitement to sadness Samples: http://www.ancient-future.com/quiet.html"
Beneath Another Sky
Beneath Another Sky
"My favorite Lynne. "Underwater Sunlight" by Tangerine Dream is also an excellent EM album"
Narada: The Wilderness Collection
Narada: The Wilderness Collection
"Pick up the classic piano album by Michael Jones (featured on Collection One) http://www.amazon.com/After-The-Rain/dp/B000TERKJG/ref=dm_ap_alb2"
Angels, Aliens & Archetypes
Angels, Aliens & Archetypes
"I read some popular archeology books to this as well and Andy Pickford's Maelstrom, Terraformer and Replicant albums http://www.musiczeit.com/directory.php?artist=316&title=Andy+Pickford"
Millennium (Re-Issue)
Millennium (Re-Issue)
"Great soundtrack and good background music"
Skywatching
Skywatching
"Lanz, Speer and Rumbel are reunited. If you enjoyed Woodlands and Desert Vision, you will like this"
Celtic Odyssey
Celtic Odyssey
Emerald Castles
Emerald Castles
White Light
White Light
Circle
Circle
"Try also Sangria by Mariah Parker http://www.amazon.com/Sangria-Full-Band/dp/B001DZ5SJY/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=dmusic&qid=1233702171&sr=8-2"
Alma Del Sur
Alma Del Sur
"My favorite Narada Collection! While reading I could have this CD on repeat for hours."
Moon Run
Moon Run
Siren Song
Siren Song
"Haunting and wonderful"
O'r Mabinogi
O'r Mabinogi
"Incredible album!!!"
The Nature Of Things
The Nature Of Things
"This album is a collection of gentle guitar without being boring. It will move you"
The Lord of the Rings: Motion Picture Trilogy Soundtrack (3CD & 18 Trading Cards)
The Lord of the Rings: Motion Picture Trilogy Soundtrack (3CD & 18 Trading Cards)
"One of the best soundtracks ever! Worthy of the movies themselves"
Edge of Human
Edge of Human
"You will feel like you are in a movie reading to this album! I found this album on Amazon, but under the spelling "Becky Williams". It should be under Bekki Williams (her other albums are listed under Bekki) "Edge of Human" is my favorite."
Vanishing Borders
Vanishing Borders
"For the fan of the hammered dulcimer Also suggest "Orison" http://www.amazon.com/Celtic-And-Contemporary-Instrumental-Music/dp/B0010ZOM76/ref=dm_cd_album_lnk?ie=UTF8&qid=1278006400&sr=1-1 http://www.amazon.com/Fairie-Round-Shelley-Phillips/dp/B000005C2F"
The Best Of Shadowfax - What Goes Around
The Best Of Shadowfax - What Goes Around
"Angel's Flight is awesome! MP3 of their first album: http://www.amazon.com/Shadowfax/dp/B001BHCTPK/ref=dmusic_cd_album?ie=UTF8&qid=1226113890&sr=1-1"
Celtic Twilight 2
Celtic Twilight 2
"Also pick up A Celtic Tale: The Legend Of Deirdre by Mychael Danna And try Troika http://www.amazon.com/Faeries-Realm-Magic-Enchantment-Troika/dp/B00000J848/ref=ntt_mus_ep_dpi_lnk"
The Fairie Round
The Fairie Round
"Read some Niles books to this http://www.amazon.com/Darkwalker-Moonshae-Forgotten-Realms-Moonshea/dp/078693560X/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpt_2"