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  TheOneRing.net™ | Movies | Characters | Gandalf
Gandalf was the bearer of Narya, the Ring of Fire, given to him by Cirdan when he arrived in Middle Earth.
When Bilbo found the Ring, Gandalf immediately suspected that it was the One Ring, but allowed Bilbo to keep it, for he knew Bilbo to be strong, and innocent: plus he knew no safer place for it, and he dare not be tempted with it himself.
Gandalf was one of the most important people at the Council of Elrond, because he alone knew the full history of Sauron and the Ring.
www.theonering.net /movie/char/gandalf.html   (488 words)

  Gandalf - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gandalf was already known to the Hobbits of the Shire as an old conjurer who entertained children with fireworks during festivals and parties.
Gandalf then led the final battle against Sauron's forces at the Black Gate, waging an outnumbered battle to distract the Dark Lord's attention away from Frodo and Sam, who were at the very same moment scaling Mount Doom to destroy the Ring.
Gandalf · Aragorn · Legolas · Gimli · Boromir
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gandalf   (3792 words)

Gandalf came to the aid of the Hobbits during the Fell Winter of 2911 and was impressed by their courage and pity for one another in the face of dreadful hardship.
Gandalf then spent the night in at the Prancing Pony and gave the innkeeper Barliman Butterbur a message to be delivered to Frodo urging him to leave the Shire at once.
Gandalf confronts the Lord of the Nazgul at the gates of Minas Tirith.
www.tuckborough.net /gandalf.html   (7317 words)

 Artists profile
GANDALF plays a great variety of instruments (acoustic and electric guitars, sitar, saz, charango, bouzuki, balaphon, piano, synthesizers and sample-keyboards and various percussion) and blends acoustic with electronic and spheric sounds, weaves folk-elements into symphonic structures, creating his unmistakable unique style that made him become one of todays internationally most successful Austrian musicians.
At the beginning of the eighties GANDALF was with his albums JOURNEY TO AN IMAGINARY LAND and VISIONS one of the pioneers of a new musical direction that was hard to categorize.
GANDALF´s concept, to follow honestly his musical visions over the past years has proved to work, his music that is inspired by nature and by the wisdom and myths of various cultures, outlasts short-living trends and, in spite of most rapidly changing fashions in todays music-business, constantly finds its audience.
www.gandalf.at /profile   (500 words)

Gandalf employs both in the mines of Moria in the first installment of Tolkien's masterpiece, "The Lord Of The Rings." McKellen is no stranger to the art of metallurgy, one of Mercury’s more elite diversions.
Gandalf seems to be referring, then, to the power he gains as a servant of the Lords of the West, in defiance of the corrupted darkness of the Balrog.
It is believed Gandalf knew the history of the Kings of Arnor and his destiny to help facilitate the Reunited Kingdom, as keeper of the Ring of Fire, when he faced down the ancient Balrog.
thekove.tripod.com /gandalf.html   (1581 words)

 Council of Elrond :: LotR News and Information
'Gandalf' is said to mean 'elf of the wand' in the tongue of Northern men.
Gandalf was a Maia who was chosen to join the Istari - five wizards who were sent to Middle-earth.
When he arrived at the Grey Havens, Círdan realised that he was the wisest of the Istari, and entrusted him with Narya, the Ring of Fire.
www.councilofelrond.com /modules.php?op=modload&name=Encyclopedia&file=index&action=DisplayTerm&pn_vid=2&pn_id=1184   (379 words)

Glamdring in the cave of Bert, William, and Tom, and he wore it throughout the rest of the Third age and in the War of the Ring.
Gandalf seemed the least of the Wizards: he was less tall and more aged, grey-haired and grey-clad, and leaned upon a staff.
Gandalf came to the shores of Middle-Earth as the fifth and last of the Istari around T.A.1000 and he appeared in the West early in the 1100 century of that age.
www.annalsofarda.dk /annals-of-arda/Others-index-tables/Others/Gandalf.htm   (644 words)

Gandalf the Grey, an immortal being, is a wizard, one of the five Istari (i.e.
If it were not for the wisdom and eloquence of Gandalf, who did not believe the messenger for a moment, the allied army would probably have lost its competitive spirit and would not have won.
In 3021 Gandalf and Frodo left Middle-earth as the third Age, the Age of fight with Sauron, was over.
www.lord-of-the-rings.org /books/gandalf.html   (1043 words)

 Kristinn R Thorisson's Gandalf
Gandalf's embodiment is a voice, a hand and a face, which appear on a small monitor in front of the user.
Gandalf is capable of multimodal output, and the real-time combination of all its modes results in practially infinite combinations of gesture, gaze, facial expression and speech.
Gandalf was built using 8 workstations (expensive computers at the time), and, although the software that ran it could be run on a regular home computer today, the sensory aparatus that allowed Gandalf to be highly responsive and relevant it its behaviors is still far from perfected.
xenia.media.mit.edu /~kris/gandalf.html   (2251 words)

 Encyclopedia of Arda: Gandalf
Gandalf finally left Middle-earth in 3021 (Third Age), when he departed over the sea with the Ring-bearers.
Of all the hobbit families, Gandalf seems to have been most closely associated with the Tooks; he was a close friend of Gerontius, the Old Took (Frodo Baggins' great-grandfather), and was said to have given him a gift of magical diamond studs, which fastened and unfastened on command.
Gandalf adopted the habit of pipe-smoking from the Hobbits.
www.glyphweb.com /arda/g/gandalf.html   (1139 words)

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The new concept started in 2005 when Gandalf was asked to play as support-act on the European tour of the Canadian Genesis-tribute-band "The Musical Box" in Belgium and the Netherlands where he performed solo in halls for 2000 people and received a very enthusiastic response.
The simplicity and clearness of the performance gives the music a lot of breath and space and Gandalf proofs more than ever that his is a real master on his instuments, sometimes he is being accompanied on percussion by Christian Strobl, his son.
On April 28th 2007 Gandalf performed a special concert as the headliner on the E-Day / E-Live festival in the Netherlands.
www.gandalf.at   (311 words)

 Gandalf Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Gandalf is a computer vision and numerical algorithm library, written in C, which allows you to develop new applications that will be portable and run FAST.
Gandalf is free for use for both research and commercial purpises under the LGPL (Lesser Gnu Public License).
Reference documentation for Gandalf has also been generated using Doxygen, and is available here.
gandalf-library.sourceforge.net   (340 words)

 Gandalf - Between earth and sky - Groove Unlimited
Gandalf's music is inspired by the beauty of nature and by the wisdom and myths of various cultures.
In his travels, Gandalf has been touched by the realization that far more things unite than separate the various people and cultures of the world, and his goal in composing and recording is to create music that dissolves boundaries.
I first met Gandalf's music when I was about 21 years of age, it was 1980 and I was visiting a discoshop which was run by a married couple who were about 65 years of age.
www.groove.nl /cd/2/26272.html   (1059 words)

This is typically grand Gandalf music and, unusually, is the first track on this album where the guitar becomes evident.
The album cover states, "On this album Gandalf uses computers and synthesizer-electronics in combination with acoustic instruments like piano, guitars, flutes, bells and percussion to create a very subtle type of music that is not easy to categorize.
This must have been a very rewarding challenge for Gandalf and for me, the listener, was the most absorbing and enjoyable classical album I've heard, very uplifting.
www.tandet.freeserve.co.uk /gandalf1.html   (822 words)

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