Kashiwa Daisuke ‎– Program Music I



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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CXCA-1212 Kashiwa Daisuke Program Music I(CD, Album, Dig) Noble (2) CXCA-1212 Japan 2007 Sell This Version
CXCA-1212 Kashiwa Daisuke Program Music I(CDr, Album, Promo) Noble (2) CXCA-1212 Japan 2007 Sell This Version


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January 23, 2019
referencing Program Music I, CD, Album, Dig, CXCA-1212
Please create a vinyl version of this masterpiece!!! would be much appreciated!


January 24, 2016
referencing Program Music I, CD, Album, Dig, CXCA-1212
If an optical light could wear plastic, my copy of this would be thinner than the shaved head of the main character in Burgess' The Doctor is Sick. Captures that youthfulness and yearning for the better present in 70s/80s Japanese animation. Piano and Violin played with keyboard. Everyone I've ever given this to, always have to be reminded to return it. Precious it is.


January 13, 2008
referencing Program Music I, CDr, Album, Promo, CXCA-1212
Program music dates back to the Renaissance period, when composers crafted ideas around specific scenes or tales. Evolving with the help of Ryuichi Sakamoto's radio program, Daisuke compiles an album of two timeless songs (36 and 27 minutes each, respectively), wrapping oriental melodies around two stories. In "Stella", Daisuke captures the celebrated 1927 Japanese children's story, "Night on the Milky Way Railroad" through live piano, guitars, strings and glitched out port-rock beats. The second song, "Write Once, Run Melos" is based on another Japanese animated film, in which a Greek country man, Melos, gets accused of conspiracy against the king. Indeed, both pieces capture the fantastical and magical worlds that exist only in our childhood memories, and it's too easy to lapse back into the past through Daisuke's music which possesses strong lyrical and visual elements.