The Hobbit – Making of the Soundtrack

Howard Shore discusses the process of creating the music for The Hobbit, his inspiration from Tolkien’s words, working with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and recording at the Abbey Road Studios.

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Emmett Cooke is an Irish composer for film, tv and video games. His music has been used around the world by high profile companies including Sony Playstation, Ralph Lauren, ABC, CBS, NBC, Lockheed Martin and many more.

  • Jayden Lawrence

    Thanks for posting this Emmett. Very much appreciated!

    • Emmett Cooke

      No problem – glad you enjoyed it

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