Yoko Kanno( Music)
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Biography Yoko Kanno
Yoko Kanno (p. 19/05/1964, Miyagi Prefecture) - Japan's most famous female composer.
For three years Kanno began playing the piano and composing music. At the time of graduation she was already well-established musician and composer, owning all musical styles and a variety of musical instruments (from piano to trumpet).
Kanno his professional career began in 1987 when she became the keyboardist and songwriter of the group "Tetsu 100%" and worked there until the dissolution of the group in 1989.
In 1987 she also started working in the company "Koei", which made computer games, and wrote a lot of music for the PC and consoles
. In the history of anime Kanno debuted sauntrekom for the movie "Macross Plus" [Macross Plus] (1994) directed by Shoji Kawamori, . then left her job in "Koei" and devoted himself entirely to work independently as a composer, . arranger and producer of soundtracks anime, . Film and TV films, . as well as recording solo albums and writing music for the J-Pop CDs of other artists,
. Her pen belong soundtracks of anime, . as: TV-series "The Vision Eskaflona" [Tenkuu no Escaflowne] (1996), . "Detectives Academy clamp" [CLAMP Gakuen Tanteidan] (1997), . "Annals of the island of Lodoss War: Legend of the valiant soldier" [Lodoss Tou Senki: Eiyuu Kishi Den] (1998), . Brain Pauerd "[Brain Powerd] (1998), . "Cowboy Bebop" [Cowboy Bebop] (1998, . 1998-1999), . "Sakura - collector cards" [Card Captor Sakura] (1998-1999, . 1999, . 1999-2000), . Gandhi: Combining "[Turn A GUNDAM] (1999-2000), . "Earth Girl Arjuna" [Chikyuu Shoujo Arujuna] (2001), . full-length movies "The first pilgrims: The Legend of Kristanna" [Hajimaru no Boukentachi Crystania no Densetsu] (1995), . "Memories" [Memories] (1995), . "Wolf pack" [Jinrou] (1999), . and OAV-series "Please, . save my land! "[Boku no Chikyuu o Mamotte] (1993-1994) and" Macross 7 Dynamite "[Macross 7 Dynamite] (1997-1998),
Kanno often works in tandem with composer and cellist Hajime Mizoguchi. She also produces singer Sakamoto Maayu (singer Hitomi role in TV series "The Vision Eskaflona") and is a member of the group "Samply Red", writing instrumental music for film and advertising.
Basis of art Kanno - a combination of traditions of classical and modern symphonic music Rear headrests. Her works were written with such well-known symphony orchestras, bands like Israel, Czech and Warsaw Philharmonics. She herself - a brilliant singer-keyboardist (piano, synthesizer, accordion), and very often wrote poems to his own songs and performs them (under the pseudonym Gabriela Robin).