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Tolkien's Overture: Concerning the Music of the Ainur
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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