Listen to J.R.R. Tolkien read his poem Namárië in Elvish

J.R.R. Tolkien's constructed Elvish languages have such elegant characters — and have been the subject of so much Tolkien-influence art — that it's easy to forget that they was meant to be spoken. Tolkien was, after all, a linguist, and he wanted his Elvish languages to sound a certain way as they rolled from a… » 9/08/12 9:00am 9/08/12 9:00am