SILVA SCREEN RECORDS PRESENTS:
FILM MUSIC 2012 : Film Music 2012 is the sixth installment in the acclaimed annual “Year Book” concept from Silva Screen. Snapshot of the best on offer in a cinematic music 2012 year, this engaging compilation features music as varied as themes from the The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Ted, Skyfall and The Hunger Games.
Silva Screen Music
01. End Titles (From “Ted”) - Walter Murphy (The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra)
02. New York City Surprise (From “Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted”) - Hans Zimmer (London Music Works)
03. Fate and Destiny (From “Brave”) - Patrick Doyle (The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra)
04. Freedom's Call (From “Lincoln”) - John Williams (The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra)
05. Snow White and the Huntsman - James Newton Howard (The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra)
06. Life (From “Prometheus”) - Harry Gregson-Williams (London Music Works)
07. Over Hill (From “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”) - Howard Shore (The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra)
08. Imagine the Fire (From “The Dark Knight Rises”) - Hans Zimmer (London Music Works)
09. The Avengers (From “Avengers Assemble”) - Alan Silvestri (London Music Works)
10. Young Peter (From “The Amazing Spider-Man”) - James Horner (London Music Works)
11. Rue's Farewell (From “The Hunger Games”) - James Newton Howard (The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra)
12. Skyfall - Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth (The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra)
Digital Album: SILED4696
Release date: January 29, 2012
Music from The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings: A unique collection of the very best themes from Howard Shore's scores for the blockbuster trilogy The Lord Of The Rings plus music from the 2012 smash hit The Hobbit
One of the most respected and honored composers in cinema history, Howard Shore’s career spans five decades and includes scores for many of the most popular and critically successful films of the modern era - The Silence Of The Lambs, Seven, Gangs Of New York, The Departed and Hugo. Shore’s soundtrack from The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy remains his most towering achievement, winning three Academy Awards.
Performed by The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Evan Jolly and Nic Raine
CD & Digital Album: SILCD1397
Release date: February 26, 2013
It's a nice way to get a collection of score music in one place, though for me I always prefer the original... this is a nice stepping stone if you are not sure.