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March 17, 2022, 2:58 PM Composer Yoko Shimomura has written music for Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy XV among other popular video games. Photo: Squaresoft/Sam Osborne The Japanese composer has set the bar for video game music – from ‘Final Fantasy XV’ to ‘Kingdom Hearts’, here are her best scores. Born in Hyōgo, composer of …

To complement Japanese director Ryūsuke Hamaguchi’s distressed and sweet vision for “Drive My Car,” which won four Oscars, including director and best picture, the choice of composer to create a melodramatic and delicate score was crucial. Enter Eiko Ishibashi, an experimental Japanese multi-instrumentalist whose 2018’s “The Dream My Bones Dream” marked a turning point in …

Clarinetist, composer returns to share the music A South Whidbey alum prepares for her first show at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts. A South Whidbey alum prepares for her first show at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts. Clarinetist and songwriter Angelique Poteat will be joined by four other Pacific Northwest musicians …

Peter Klatzow, one of South Africa’s most influential composers, passed away just after Christmas, after a career in which he wrote meticulously crafted vocal music, chamber works, liturgical music, an opera and many other things during his long career. Along the way, music, written with children as an audience, also sprang from his quill. His …

Janet Marlow is a performer and songwriter with a unique audience: pets. Marlow started making music for animals 20 years ago after realizing she could calm her animals with it. This helps Marlow associate his love of animals with “all the musical knowledge my brain is filled with”. Loading Something is loading. Music runs through …

14 October 2021, 17:37 Mamoru Samuragochi admits not having written his own compositions. Image: Alamy The extraordinary story of classical music‘s greatest fraudster, and how he was discovered. Among the biggest scams in history is this incredible tale of a deaf composer, once nicknamed “Japan’s Beethoven,” who was exposed as a fraud in the spring …

BUCHAREST, Romania — Romania has a long tradition of defying disasters that history has served, so it would certainly not allow the pandemic to derail the George Enescu International Festival, dedicated to its first native musical son, who is over on Sunday. What was at stake was not only the 25th edition of this country’s …

Today’s world is becoming incredibly digital. Apparently, connectivity and globalization go hand in hand and people are easily able to share warm feelings with each other. At the same time, street music is something that elicits total adoration and admiration around the world. He is still loved and people admire the stars who play in …

A sleepy little village with a small old church – a perfect setting for a wonderful concert. On August 25, 2012, the Japanese musical duo OosedoChishima performed in the village of Bobeck in Germany. OosedoChishima (大 瀬 戸 千 嶋) is Oosedo Takashi on saxophone and Chishima Satoshi on electronic organ, both from Hiroshima. After …

On the one hand, you have the Japanese work ethic, submission and thoroughness. On the other hand you have greek rebetika, music once despised and marginalized in the hashish lairs of the outcasts of the underworld. And then you have a peak stage where you expect to find top performance. Marry the three and you …

An upcoming concert will feature classical music with a Japanese twist. Hidè Takemoto, 40, of Chipping Barnet, is hosting a concert at St Mary’s in Finchley Central on April 7. Hidè specializes in Spanish guitar and performs “Spanish, Indian, Japanese, English, Celtic, pop and rock music”. A budding musician from a young age, Hidè says: …

Later this summer, classical pianist Miki Sawada will take her piano on the road as part of her “Gather Hear Alaska” tour, exploring the idea of ​​her instrument as a “home”. Accompanied by documentary filmmaker Hayden Peters, the Yale-trained Japanese musician booked a senior center, cafes, schools and a correctional facility to perform across Alaska. …

ISLAMABAD: The Embassy of Japan hosted a musical evening on Saturday evening featuring traditional and contemporary Japanese musician Sumie Kaneko at the Pakistan National Arts Council (PNCA). Sumie Kaneko, who currently resides in New York, flew to Pakistan at the request of Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Inomata. During Kaneko’s introduction, Inomata shed some light on traditional …