(redirection from Music of the Ainur)
Quenya: Ainu-song, -music
The Music of the Ainur.
The Great Music, developed and sung by the Ainur to the themes declared by Ilķvatar. In this music the world was foreseen and later brought into existence by Ilķvatars act of creation: Eš.
The name AinulindalŽ is also used for the account of the creation of Eš, which is said to have first been written by Rķmil in the FirstAge, brought to Middle-earth by the exiles of the Noldor and preserved by Bilbo's translation in the Red Book of Westmarch.
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