I found a recording of Tolkien's elvish poem Namarie (aka Galadriel's Lament in Lórien) set to music that I really like, but I can't identify the original artist. It's not from the LotR films and I've tried Shazam/SoundHound but they turn up blanks. Has anyone heard this before or knows where it comes from?

(Apologies for the poor audio quality.)

  • It can also be found here, uploaded in 2011 by one DraumurionLawnmower. – Rand al'Thor Nov 22 '15 at 12:48

I found that there is a book with a collection of sheet music composed by artist Donald Swann to many of Tolkien poems, with an audio record coming with it. It's called The Road Goes Ever On. It resembles a Gregorian chant and the original singer is William Elvin.

I've heard some versions of that song and they seem to be similar to the video you post, though yours is a different version.

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