Songs from Rivendell
|Title:||Songs from Rivendell|
|Editor(s):||Marion Zimmer Bradley|
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In 1991, Margaret Davis and Kristoph Klover were asked by Elisabeth Waters to arrange, perform, and record "The Rivendell Suite" on cassette as a birthday present for Marion Bradley. They recorded: "...six of Marion's settings, plus three of Kristoph's, and Marion was very pleased with the results. Only two copies were ever made of that original cassette. Then, Kristoph and I got to thinking how it might be a good idea to set some more of the songs and see if we could get permission from the Tolkien Estate to release the recording commercially." 
In 1996, the project was authorized by the Tolkien Estate, and they were granted a license to produce 1,000 cassettes. The title was changed to "The Starlit Jewel", because the Tolkien Estate had forbidden them to use the title "The Rivendell Suite".