“Paul Harvey the Flute Guy” loves taking part in the flute. Paul Harvey the Flute Man—who’s additionally, dare we are saying, a mega-nerd like us—additionally loves
. Fortunately for all of us who’ve elven ears and ache for the sounds of Center-earth, Paul Harvey the Flute Man has mixed his two nice passions into one in his cowl of “A Strolling Music” as carried out by Pippin within the trilogy’s third movie. And sure, it might make you teary eyed.
Within the video above, Harvey begins the track as Pippin does in
—with a lyrical rendition of “A Strolling Music,” which appeared as a poem in Tolkien’s
. The lyrics, which Pippin sings to Denethor within the film, are stunning but haunting. An ideal combine, in fact, for one of many movie’s extra heartbreaking sequences.
Following his lyrical cowl of Pippin’s track, Harvey dives right into a flute solo that may make Galadriel begin grooving. The musician and ironworker deploys his “strolling stick” flute for the track, which provides it a fantastical je ne se quoi. (It’s the form of music you’d hear when visiting a Longbottom Leaf store, should you catch our drift.)
The magical cowl turns into all of the extra pleasing due to the sounds of trickling water coming from… someplace. Maybe a leak that Harvey and his co-workers must be fixing? We don’t know and couldn’t care within the slightest! The truth that the sounds transport us to Lothlórien is all that issues. Plus, pipes bursting in parking tons is kind of unavoidable, apparently.
In the Reddit post above, Harvey belts out one other Tolkien tune, “Music of Durin,” on his Native American drone flute. The Music of Durin can be from
, however within the movies, seems in The Hobbit: An Sudden Journey. Harvey’s model is, in fact, pleasant, though there’s no trickling water to accompany this cowl. Maybe the flutist performed this track after he and his mates had completed their work, and their Lembas bread.