This week we explore the symbolism related with ‘climbing the mountain’.

“Those who travel to mountain-tops are half in love with themselves, and half in love with oblivion.” ― Robert Macfarlane, Mountains of the Mind: A History of a Fascination

Here is the audio and the playlist:

  1. Howard Shore – Misty Mountains [performed By Richard Armitage And The Dwarf Cast] (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)
  2. Howard Shore – Under Hill (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)
  3. Howard Shore – Over Hill (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)
  4. Vangelis – Across the Mountains (Alexander OST)
  5. Edvard Grieg – In the Hall of the Mountain King (Peer Gynt, Op. 23)
  6. Edvard Grieg – Dance of the Mountain King’s Daughter (Peer Gynt, Op. 23)
  7. Modest Mussorgsky – Night on bald mountain
  8. Novak, Vitezslav – II – Mountains (Symphonic Poem ‘Pan’)
  9. Wendy Carlos & Rachel Elkind – Rocky Mountains (The Shining)
  10. Karnnos – beneath the hilltops of ancient devotion (Dun scaith)
  11. Sturmpercht – Kaiser Karl Im Untersberge (Mia Runa (Disc I))
  12. :Golgatha: – Twighlight Hills (Kydos – Reflections On Heroism)
  13. Tor Lundvall – Hills in Flames (Insect Wings, Leaf Matter & Broken Twigs)
  14. Tor Lundvall – Hilltop (Under The Shadow Of Trees)
  15. Biosphere – poa alpina (Substrata)
  16. Hildur Guðnadóttir – Elevation (Without Sinking)
  17. Hildur Guðnadóttir – Erupting Light (Without Sinking)
  18. Adam Hurst – Highlands (Ruin)
  19. Sieben – A High Broad Field (High Broad Field)
  20. Sieben – Ogham on the Hill (Ogham Inside The Night)
  21. Paul Roland – wyndham hill (Looking For Europe)
  22. Ataraxia – Elevazione (1994 – Simphonia sine nomine)
  23. Moon Far Away – Iz-za gor (From Behind The Mountains) (Belovodie (Whitewaterland))
  24. Dawn & Dusk Entwined – The Sacred Mount Of Tara (A L’Aube Des Jours Anciens)
  25. A Challenge Of Honour – They Came Over The Hill (Seven Samurai)
  26. Sol Invictus – The Hill of Crosses (The Hill of Crosses)
  27. Von Thronstahl – Berg-Einsamkeit (Sacrificare)
  28. Ulver – Høyfjeldsbilde (The Mountaintops) (Kveldssanger)

Between Birds of Prey #70 – Climbing the Mountain.mp3

Between Birds of Prey #70 – Climbing the Mountain.cue

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