25 Apr '17, 6am

Max’s Cool Beans: I Have an Ocarina and I’m Not Afraid to Use It #EEWeb https://t.co/394yLLFD1c

Max’s Cool Beans: I Have an Ocarina and I’m Not Afraid to Use It Posted Apr 24, 2017 at 11:29 pm Have you seen The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings movie trilogies directed by Peter Jackson? If so, have you ever paused to ponder about the haunting flute-like music that accompanies some of the scenes. I must admit that I love these movies, and I would so like to be able to visit Middle Earth or, failing that, New Zealand where they were filmed. I also have to admit that I was under the impression that the aforementioned music was indeed produced by a flute, so you can only imagine my surprise when I discovered that these evocative tones were created by an instrument of which I've never even heard — the ocarina. Check out this video of the tune Misty Mountains Cold from The Hobbit, and this video of Evenstar from The Lord of the Rings , both of which are played on ocarinas. ...

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