Howard ShoreIn an interview with MTV last night, Howard Shore confirmed that he has begun composing for “The Hobbit:” Last night, MTV’s Kurt Loder sat down with “The Lord of the Rings” composer Howard Shore and Pippin the Hobbit actor Billy Boyd at The Paley Center for Media. Kurt was there to moderate a panel called Shore on the Score: The Music of “The Lord of the Rings,” which featured Shore, Boyd and The Music of the Lord of the Rings Films author Doug Adams. 

The event kicked off a week long “Lord of the Rings” celebration which will culminate with live performances of the “Fellowship of the Ring” score at Radio City Music Hall on October 9 and 10.

“I dream and read, and read and dream about it and that’s how you compose. You know composing is sort of an intuitive act,” Shore said. “You have to put yourself in the right frame of mind. You want to enter into Middle-earth in a certain way and then you start creating.”

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