Finding the music for The Lord of the Rings was daunting, but orchestrator Christopher Nightingale found the sound by blending Finnish folk group Värttinä with A.R. Rahman’s eastern tones. We’ve had “The Music of the Night.” Now get ready for the Music of the Rings. Christopher Nightingale is the orchestrator and musical supervisor of the $27-million stage adaptation of The Lord of the Rings currently holding auditions in Toronto, and there’s one thing he wants to make perfectly clear. “I definitely wouldn’t describe it as a musical.” [More]