Occupation Musicologist, author
|Name Doug (music|
Role Music journalist
|Similar People Howard Shore, Ludwig Wicki, Kaitlyn Lusk, John Callen, Fran Walsh|
Book review the music of the lord of the rings films by doug adams
Doug Adams is a musician, author, lecturer, and educator. He is the author of The Music of the Lord of the Rings Films, a book about the music in The Lord of the Rings films.
- Book review the music of the lord of the rings films by doug adams
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Doug adams and howard shore q a 10 7 10 part 1
Adams previously worked for Film Score Monthly.
After graduate school in 2001, Adams was selected by Howard Shore to observe and document his work on The Lord of the Rings films. Adams spent just under ten years writing the book, The Music of the Lord of the Rings Films. He also wrote much of the text in the booklets packaged with the extended versions of The Lord of the Rings scores.
Adams' association with Howard Shore continued in 2011, during which time he acted as an advisor to Shore's The Lord of the Rings in Concert series and produced a recording of an orchestrion for the film Hugo.
In late 2013, he was seen in two documentaries: The Songs of the Hobbit (which was included with the extended edition of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey) and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Production Video 14. In 2014, he appeared in The Music of the Hobbit, an hour-long documentary that was included on the extended edition of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. In the video, Adams discussed Howard Shore's music and demonstrated themes at the keyboard.
It was announced on The Modern Musician podcast that Adams has written book titled Impossible Silence, which covers silent films and the history of film music.
Adams is listed as a participant in the Star Wars documentary The Prequels Strike Back: A Fan's Journey, in which he "sits down with his piano to highlight some of the masterful ways John Williams makes parallels between the original and prequel trilogy."
On November 25, 2016, Howard Shore confirmed that Adams was working on a book that will cover the music of The Hobbit films.
Adams and his wife live in Chicago. He is a percussionist.