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Yōko Kanno
Youko Kanno
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Yoko Kanno
(菅野洋子)
Yoko Kanno
(かんのようこ)
Yoko Kanno
(カンノヨウコ)
Birthdate
Mar 18, 1963
Bloodtype
O
Birthplace
Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan
Education
School of Letters, Arts and Sciences I, Waseda University (dropped out)
Credited works
434 albums in database
11 products in database
Credits
504 composer
308 arranger
138 lyricist
111 piano
107 keyboard
79 producer
75 music
48 performer
36 conductor
26 vocals
20 synthesizer
14 sound producer
13 celesta
11 acoustic piano
10 accordion
10 chorus
7 music producer
7 original composer
6 backing vocals
6 photographer
6 voice
5 programmer
4 writer
4 special thanks
2 organ
2 soprano vocals
2 production producer
2 liner notes
2 translation
2 harpsichord
2 instruments
2 soundtrack album producer
2 noise
2 artist
2 synthesizer programmer
1 choir
1 vocal arranger
1 music box
1 honky-tonk piano
1 marimba
1 director
1 song producer
1 vibraphone
1 backing track producer
1 inner photo
1 kazoo
1 japanese translation
1 bansuri
1 theme song producer
1 planner
1 titles
1 original arranger
1 chorus sampler
1 commentary
1 music director
1 glockenspiel
1 rhodes piano
1 thanks
1 computer programmer
1 horn arranger
1 musician coordinator

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Yoko Kanno is a classically trained composer and arranger for Japanese Media. Famous for Cowboy Bebop, Escaflowne, Ghost in the Shell and NHK Taiga Drama Ladylord Naotora. She writes music in various styles, from Jazz to 20th Century Film and Classical music, collaborating with many skilled artists, from singers to instrumentalists. In 1991 she composed for an art gallery show conducted by Fujishiro Seiji and entitled the Merchen Collection, composed of painted pictures of the world creation. In the 90s she worked on various Koei Games and is one of the pioneers of orchestral video game music. In 1994 she recorded with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra for Macross Plus. In 1996 she recorded with the Members of the Czech Philharmonic and the Prague Philharmonic Choir for Magnetic Rose. In 1998 she worked with The Seatbelts on Cowboy Bebop. She had a longlasting collaboration with the Warsaw Philharmonic National Orchestra of Poland: Nobunaga's Ambition, Turn A Gundam, Escaflowne, Ghost in the Shell, Brain Powerd, Song to Fly, Wolf's Rain, Genesis of Aquarion and Macross Frontier. In 2013 she recorded with the Vienna Opera Ball Orchestra for the TV series Gochisousan. In 2017 she recorded with the NHK Symphony Orchestra for NHK Taiga Drama Ladylord Naotora. In 2019 she composed and conducted a symphonic piece for the new Emperor of Japan in the first year of Reiwa.

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1992

12.04 Nobunaga no Yabou: Haouden / / Composer

1994

12.?? Nobunaga no Yabou: Tenshouki / / Music

2000

06.29 Macross Plus -GAME EDITION- / / Music, Keyboard, Piano
08.10 Tetris with Cardcaptor Sakura: Eternal Heart / / Composer (Songs), Arranger (Songs)
10.19 Napple Tale ~Arsia in Daydream~ / / Conductor, Music, Sound Producer, Musician Coordinator, Keyboard, Piano

2005

08.25 Cowboy Bebop: Tsuioku no Serenade / / Composer (Songs), Producer

2008

04.03 Macross Frontier / / Music
10.09 Macross Ace Frontier / / Composer (Songs), Lyricist (Songs as GABRIELA ROBIN / )

2011

02.03 Macross Triangle Frontier / / Composer (Songs), Arranger (Songs), Lyricist (Songs as Gabriela Robin / )

2013

12.12 Nobunaga's Ambition: Sphere of Influence / / Music (Songs)

2016

01.28 Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII / / Music

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