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Oct 5, 2018

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Tolkien's Overture: Concerning the Music of the Ainur

Chapter Three: The Reality

  • The World That Is
  • The Descent of the Valar
  • The Mission of the Valar
  • The Valar Incarnate
  • The Descent of Melkor

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Oct 4, 2018

Tolkien's Overture: Concerning the Music of the Ainur

Chapter Two: The Vision

  • The Irony of Discord
  • The Fear of the Ainur
  • Melkor's Shame
  • Sound Becomes Vision
  • The Nature of the Vision
  • Perspectives and Vantage Points
  • Ilúvatar's Secret
  • A Home for Ilúvatar's Children
  • Melkor's Feigned Concern
  • The Sound of the Sea
  • Manwë,...


Oct 2, 2018

Tolkien's Overture: Concerning the Music of the Ainur

Chapter One: The Music

  • Does Ainulindalë Have a Plot?
  • Teaching the Ainur to Play
  • The First Theme
  • Melkor's Movement
  • The Second Theme
  • The Third Theme
  • The Beauty of Sorrow
  • A Violent Unity
  • The Music Ends

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Oct 2, 2018

Tolkien's Overture: Concerning the Music of the Ainur

Introduction

Originally published in 1977, "Ainulindalë" is the creation story of Middle-earth. In Tolkien's Overture, John Carswell conducts a close reading of "Ainulindalë", and then goes on to explore the role of music in Middle-earth's history.

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Aug 10, 2018

Hey there fellow travelers! John here to let you know that it's time to get on the road again!

Beginning in September, we will begin our journey through The Hobbit. This 8 episode podcast series will include in-depth, chapter-by-chapter discussions of the first 6 chapters of Tolkien's 1937 fantasy classic, and conclude...