's upcoming The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has become music to the ears of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, as they are expected to record the score for the second installment of the adaptation.
According to NineMSN, the orchestra - who previously recorded 's The Fellowship of the Ring pieces back in 2001 - just signed on for the movie's soundtrack and are expected to begin recording in September. Jackson himself sounded pretty stoked, commenting:
We feel very lucky and excited to be able to work with the extraordinary talents of the NZSO in this world class auditorium as Howard Shore once again journeys into Middle-earth.
I'm sure the NZSO will once again do an excellent job! Are you glad the orchestra scored this Hobbit gig? Sound off below!
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