LYRICS & TRANSLATIONS FOR THE CHORAL SONGS
FROM THE THEATRICAL RELEASE OF:

The Lord of the Rings,
THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING


For the COMPLETE lyrics, go to my other page, FOTR-Lyrics

For the PRONUNCIATION RULES for Tolkien's languages
(Quenya, Sindarin, Adûnaic, Khuzdûl, Rohirric and Black Speech),
consult my two-part, "Tolkien Pronunciation Guide"


Compiled by Alice Valantine Beckstrom ©2011




1.2 Quenya-
Man ammen toltha I dann hen morn? Who brings this to our isolation?
Si danna atha nauva. Now all will fall away.

1.36 Black Speech-
Burzum, 'zum ishi, Daghburz    On his dark throne, in Mordor
Corma      [The One] Ring

1.46 Adûnaic-
Nênâkham nêpâm    We are The Nine,
'bârat aglar nêbâ katharâd We take unto ourselves power, glory, Eternal Life
Nidir nênâ, nêbâbîthâm dâur     Now we, The Nine, come
1.78 Nênâkham nêpâm 'bârat aglar   We grasp for ourselves power and glory

1.121 Quenya-
Tercáno Nuruva        The Herald of Death

4.174 Adûnaic-
Nêbâbîtham Magânanê    We renounce our maker

4.210 Quenya-
I tuo I macil 'nyëThe strength, the weapon
lelyat túrenna.        Go to victory!

7.69 Black Speech-
Daghburz  In Mordor
Ash Burz-Durba' Burzum ishi,   One for the Dark Lord, 
Daghburz-ishi    In the land of Mordor
Makha gulshu darulu Where the shadows lie.
Ash Burz-Durbagu Burzum ishi.One for the Dark Lord, on his dark throne.

9.17 Adûnaic-
Nêbâbî'     We renounce
9.64 Bârî’n Katharâd Lords of Eternal Life
Nêbâbîtham Magânanê     We renounce our Maker
Bârî’n Katharâd Lords of Eternal Life
Nidir nênâ Now we,The Nine, come
Dâur-ad    Darkness
11.38 Bârî’n KatharâdLords of Eternal Life
Îdô nidir nênâ    Now we,The Nine, come
'kham nêpâm 'bârat aglar  We cling and grasp power and glory
12.23 Bârî’n KatharâdLords of Eternal Life
Îdô nidir nê'      Now we,The Nine, come
Nêpâm nêd abârat   We grasp power
'dir nênânâkham      Now we,The Nine, come
Nêbâbîtham Magânanê    We renounce our Maker
Nêtabdam dâur We cling to darkness
Bârî’n Katharâd Lords of Eternal Life
Îdô nidir    Now we,The Nine,
Nêpâm nêd abârat   We grasp power,
Ag', aglar, Bârî’n, Îdô, rî’n  Glory, now, Lords of Eternal Life!

13.66 Quenya-
Solo: I ce', I cemen nurrua         The earth, the earth groans
Ar i súre, i súre naina!      and the wind, the wind is crying!
Chorus: I ce', I ce'    The earth,
Sú' naina! The wind is crying!

13.154 Sindarin-
Tinúviel el vanui Tinúviel, the elven-fair,
Elleth alfirin e[dhelhael]    Immortal maiden, elven-wise.

13.241 Adûnaic-
Bârî’n Katharâd Lords of Eternal Life
Îdô 'kham nêpâm      Now we come, grasp,
Nênânâkham   We,The Nine, come
Nêpâm 'bârat aglar  Grasping power and glory
Nêbâ Katharâd        We deny Eternal Life
Nidir nênâ, nêbâbîtham           The Nine come, we renounce…
Dâur  Darkness

13.312 English-
What grace is given me
Let it pass to him, Let him be spared
Mighty Valar, Save him.

14.6 Quenya-
I ce', i ce'         The Earth, The Earth

14.34 Sindarin-
Nef, Elbereth Gilthoniel,           On this side [of heaven], Queen & Kindler of Stars
Silivren penna míriel.       There falls like shining jewels
O El'. O, the Stars!
14.70 Elbereth Gil,   Queen & Kindler of Stars

18.52 Quenya-
I tuo I macil staldaron      The strength, the weapon, the needs of the valiant
Marinyë, túren'. The weapon, the victory

18.141 Quenya-
Minna ammen   Who brings,
Man si      Who would bring
'ann, 'ann dannatha   Such a "gift," will cause our fall.

19.1 Khuzdûl-
Durin ku bin-amrad   Durin who is Deathless
Ugmal sulu addad    Eldest of all Fathers
19.46 Ku bakana     Beneath the mountain
Ana aznân undu abad      Who awoke to darkness
Ku ganaga aznân     Who walked alone, and awoke.
22.1 Urkhas tanakhi!       The demon comes!
Kâmin takarraki!      The earth splits!
Ugrûd tashniki kurdumâ!   Fear rips our heart!
Urus ni buzra!   Fire in the deep!
Urkhas tanakhi!       The demon comes!
Lu! Lu! Lu! Lu!   No! No! No! No!
22.23 Askad gabil    A great shadow
22.30 Arrâs       Flames!
22.113 Arrâs talbabi fillumâ!     Flames lick our skin!

23.2 Quenya-
Si danna atha nauva  Now all will fall away.
Mel, melmë nóren sína,   Love, our love for this land;
Nura la aëaron nur.   Is deeper than the depths of the sea.
Ilfirin nairelma   Undying is our regret…
NauvaWhat should be, shall be.
23.19 Ela i cá[le]!     Behold the light!
Nenya sina      Nenya is this,
Corma úhátima  Ring, unbreakable,
I haryaryë.       That I possess.

23.43 Sindarin- Solo:
In gwidh ristennin, i fae narchannen.   The bonds are cut, the spirit broken,                       
I Lach Anor ed ardhon gwannen.        The Flame of Arnor has left this World.
Mithrandir! A Randir Vithren,               Mithrandir, O Pilgrim Grey,  
Ú-reniathach No more will you wander

23.44 Quenya- Chorus:
Ilfirin nairelma   Undying is our regret,
Nauva i nauva   That what should be, shall be.
Ilfirin nairelma   Undying is our regret,
Ar ullumë nucuvalmë:      Rather than submit.
23.83 Si danna atha nauva       Now all will fall away.
Mel, melmë nóren sína,   Love, our love for this land;
Nura aëaron nur.      Is deeper than the depths of the sea.
Ilfirin nairelma   Undying is our regret…
NauvaWhat should be, shall be.
Nur' 'ëaro'. Is deeper than the sea.
24.15 Nurru' sú'       earth, wind
24.36 Ai! laurië lantar lassi súrinen,   Ah! like gold fall the leaves in the wind,
Yéni únótimë   Long years,
Ve rámar aldaron!    Numberless as the wings of trees!
Lírinen.     Holy.

24.95 Sindarin-
Et Eärello Endorenna utúlien.  Out of the Great Sea to Middle-earth I am come.
Sinomë maruvan, Hildinyar       In this place I will abide, my heirs.



PART TWO

26.4 Quenya-
I tuo i macil a staldaron.   The strength, the weapon, the needs of the valiant
Marinyë Cor'.   Be the ring your weapon
I tuo i macil.    The strength, the weapon
A lelyat túrenna.      Go to victory!
I  tuo.      The strength

26.98 Black Speech-
Ash Burz-Durbagu Burzum 'shi        One for the Dark Lord, on his dark throne

26.146 Quenya-
'da helda, i ehtelë lína.     The tree is bare, the fountain still.
Manna lelyalye Voromírë?  Whither goest thou Boromir?
Cánalya desse sí mas'     We hear you but cannot find you.

27.26 Sindarin-
Ú-velin bi'n I do not love the arrow.

27.269 Quenya-
Nef, Elbereth Gilthoniel,           On this [side of heaven], Queen & Kindler of Stars
Silivren penna míriel. There falls like shining jewels,
O El'.       O, the Stars!






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