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RAKA / Akiko Shikata

RAKA / 志方あきこ

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All Songs Performed by / Akiko Shikata /
Composed by / Akiko Shikata / , Akira Tsuchiya / , Franz Schubert
Arranged by / Akiko Shikata / , Akira Tsuchiya /
Strings Arranged by / Kiyoshi Yoshikawa /
Lyrics / leonn, Tomoko Shinoda / , Akiko Shikata / , Akira Tsuchiya /
Kalimba / GoRo
Didgeridoo / GoRo
Piano / Yasuharu Nakanishi /
Flute / Takayo Kubo /
Ocarina / Shino Kawakami /
Recorder / Takashi Yasui /
Tin Whistle / Takashi Yasui /
Oboe / Masakazu Ishibashi /
Koto / Gayo Nakagaki /
Harp / Tomoyuki Asakawa /
Fiddle / Takehiro Kunugi
Lute / Shigeo Mito
Erhu / Kanae Nozawa /
Violin / Akihisa Tsuboy / , Seiko Ohnuki, Taro Hakase /
Contrabass / Jun Kawasaki
Cello / Udai Shika /
Strings / Abe Mio Strings
Percussions / Naoko Sato /
Guitar / Yoshiaki Watanuki /
Acoustic Guitar / Hiroki Ito /
Gut Guitar / Hiroki Ito /
Produced by / Akiko Shikata /
Recorded by / Akiko Shikata / , Naoyuki Minami /
Mixed by / Naoyuki Minami / , Akira Tsuchiya /
Directed by / Naoyuki Minami /
Mastered by / Rena Koyanagi / (form THE MASTER)
Recorded at / SOUND INN STUDIO, prime sound studio form, avex studio, WARNER MUSIC RECORDING STUDIO, CRESCENTE STUDIO
Mixed at / Rabbit Hole Studio
Assisted by / Nobuyuki Murakami / (SOUND INN), Hideyo Murayama / (SOUND INN), Makoto Yamadoi / (avex studio), Takashi Inoue / (MIXER'S LAB), Kentaro Kikuchi / (CRESCENTE STUDIO), Kayoko Umeda / (SOUND INN)
Musician Coordinator / Hideki Ohfuji (Do ! Company)
Italian Translation / Italo Service
Japanese Translation / Akihiro Suzuki
Tibetan Translation / INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE CENTER WORLD LANGUAGE INSTITUTE
Total Producer / Taro Hakase /
Executive Advisor / Robby Wada /
Cooperative Label Manager / Nao Matsuda, Tak Sugiyama (avex entertainment)
Label Manager / Fumiaki BUN Mizukoshi
A&R / Yasuyuki Hirata (avex entertainment), Naoko Kawakami ("HATS")
Artist Manager / Mariko Terashita
Artist Promoter / Takeshi Hiratate, Yoshiyuki Motegi (avex entertainment)
Media Promotion / avex entertainment Section 3 Promotion Room
Sales Promoter / Koujirou Tanaka, Kunihiko Imazato (avex marketing communications)
Art Director / Megumi Ogino
Designer / Megumi Ogino
Photographer / Maki Suzuki
Hair / Kaori Takahashi / (Cuna)
Make-up / Kaori Takahashi / (Cuna)
Special Thanks / Hiromi Ikeda, Hirotomi Imoto / , HaccaWorks*, Takako Sasaki, Tomoko Shinoda / , Michiko Shinoda, Sachiko Takamura
Executive Producers / Katsumi Ohtani ("HATS"), Miho Kitagawa (Ein Associates), Hiroshi Inagaki (avex group)

Disc 1

01 Pulse of the Earth 1:24
02 Annular Eclipse 4:24
03 Revealing of Spring ~Rays of Spring~ 3:34
04 Ideal Land 5:25
05 The Pale Blue Forest 4:23
06 Dawn ~Aurora~ 4:30
07 Prayer ~Monlam~ 3:45
08 Full Moon 4:39
09 Ephemeral Flowers 3:56
10 Under a Clear Sky 3:50
11 AVE MARIA 4:51
12 Singing Hill ~EXEC_HARVESTASYA/.~ 5:26
Disc length 50:07

 

Notes

All songs are performed by Akiko Shikata


M-01
Composed & Arranged by Akiko Shikata

Kalimba & Didgeridoo: GoRo
Violin: Akihisa Tsuboy


M-02
Composed & Arranged by Akiko Shikata
Lyrics by leonn & Tomoko Shinoda

Kalimba & Didgeridoo: GoRo
Violin: Akihisa Tsuboy
Guitar: Yoshiaki Watanuki


M-03 - originally from the PS2 game "Hanakisou"
Composed & Arranged by Akiko Shikata
Lyrics by Tomoko Shinoda

Flute: Takayo Kubo


M-04
Composed & Arranged by Akiko Shikata

Lyrics by leonn
Piano: Yasuharu Nakanishi
Ocarina: Shino Kawakami
Koto: Gayo Nakagaki
Violin: Seiko Ohnuki
Guitar: Yoshiaki Watanuki


M-05
Composed & Arranged by Akiko Shikata
Lyrics by leonn

Recorder: Takashi Yasui
Fiddle: Takehiro Kunugi
Guitar: Yoshiaki Watanuki


M-06
Composed & Arranged by Akiko Shikata
Lyrics by Tomoko Shinoda & Akiko Shikata

Tin Whistle: Takashi Yasui
Harp: Tomoyuki Asakawa
Fiddle: Takehiro Kunugi


M-07 - originally from the PS2 game "Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia"
Composed & Arranged by Akiko Shikata
Lyrics by Akiko Shikata & Tomoko Shinoda

Violin: Akihisa Tsuboy
Percussions: Naoko Sato
Guitar: Yoshiaki Watanuki


M-08
Composed & Arranged by Akiko Shikata
Lyrics by leonn

Lute: Shigeo Mito
Violin: Seiko Ohnuki
Tin Whistle: Takashi Yasui
Oboe: Masakazu Ishibashi
Gut Guitar: Hiroki Ito


M-09
Composed & Arranged by Akiko Shikata
Lyrics by leonn

Piano: Yasuharu Nakanishi
Erhu: Kanae Nozawa
Guitar: Yoshiaki Watanuki
Strings: Abe Mio Strings

Strings Arranged by Kiyoshi Yoshikawa


M-10
Composed & Arranged by Akiko Shikata
Lyrics by Tomoko Shinoda

A. Guitar: Hiroki Ito
Recorder: Takashi Yasui
Violin: Seiko Ohnuki
Contra Bass: Jun Kawasaki
Cello: Udai Shika
Percussions: Naoko Sato


M-11
Composed by Franz Schubert
Arranged by Akiko Shikata

Violin: Taro Hakase


M-12
Lyrics, Composed, Arranged & Mixed by Akira Tsuchiya

Violin: Akihisa Tsuboy
Guitar: Yoshiaki Watanuki



Produced & Recorded by Akiko Shikata
Directed, Recorded & Mixed by Naoyuki Minami
Mastered by Rena Koyanagi (form THE MASTER)

Recorded at SOUND INN STUDIO, prime sound studio form, avex studio, WARNER MUSIC RECORDING STUDIO, CRESCENTE STUDIO
Mixed at Rabbit Hole Studio
Assisted by Nobuyuki Murakami (SOUND INN), Hideyo Murayama (SOUND INN), Makoto Yamadoi (avex studio), Takashi Inoue (MIXER'S LAB), Kentaro Kikuchi (CRESCENTE STUDIO), Kayoko Umeda (SOUND INN)

Musician Coordinator: Hideki Ohfuji (Do ! Company)
Italian Translation: Italo Service (M-3,6,8)
Japanese Translation: Akihiro Suzuki (M-11)
Tibetan Translation: INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE CENTER WORLD LANGUAGE INSTITUTE (M-7)

"HATS" Total Producer: Taro Hakase
Executive Adviser: Robby Wada

Cooperative Label Managers: Nao Matsuda, Tak Sugiyama (avex entertainment)
Label Manager: Fumiaki BUN Mizukoshi
A&R: Yasuyuki Hirata (avex entertainment), Naoko Kawakami ("HATS")
Artist Manager: Mariko Terashita
Artist Promoters: Takeshi Hiratate, Yoshiyuki Motegi (avex entertainment)
Media Promotion: avex entertainment Section 3 Promotion Room
Sales Promoters: Koujirou Tanaka, Kunihiko Imazato (avex marketing communications)

Art Director & Designer: Megumi Ogino
Photographer: Maki Suzuki
Hair&Make-up: Kaori Takahashi (Cuna)

Special Thanks to Hiromi Ikeda, Hirotomi Imoto, HaccaWorks*, Takako Sasaki, Tomoko Shinoda, Michiko Shinoda, Sachiko Takamura

Executive Producers: Katsumi Ohtani ("HATS")
                               Miho Kitagawa (Ein Associates)
                               Hiroshi Inagaki (avex group)


HATS URL    http://hats.jp/
VAGRANCY URL    http://www.vagrancy.jp/

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