Posts Tagged ‘Music’
Happy Birthday, Yoko Kanno!
Can Sound Influence Mind and Body?
Konjaku Monogatari by Eri Sugai
“When I was a kid, I once said, ‘I’m blind,’ and my parents went quiet. So I quickly added, ‘But I’m all right because I play the piano,’ to try and console them. It’s my true feeling,” Tsujii said.
Joe Hisaishi’s music was often featured in Ghibli films, but he also composed music for many live-action movies. This is a selection of some of his best soundtracks.
Aboriginal sound with techno and kitchen utensils
Kōhaku Uta Gassen (紅白歌合戦, Kōhaku Uta Gassen), more commonly known as simply Kōhaku, is an annual music show on the New Year’s Eve. Literally “Red and White Song Battle,” the program divides the most popular music artists of the year into competing teams of red and white. The “red” team or akagumi (赤組, 紅組, akagumi?) is composed of all female artists (or groups with female vocals), while the “white” team or shirogumi (白組, shirogumi?) is all male (or groups with male vocals). Read the rest of this entry ?