Favourite music

Soundtracks and epic music

Composer

Favourite work or works

Vangelis

‘Conquest of Paradise’ (from 1492: Conquest of Paradise)

Hans Zimmer

‘Now We Are Free’ (from Gladiator)
‘Homeland (Main Title)’ (from Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron)
‘This Land’ (from The Lion King)

Harry Gregson-Williams

‘Let the Games Begin’ (from Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas)
‘Fairytale’ (from Shrek)

John Powell

‘Test Drive’ (from How to Train Your Dragon)
‘Fairytale’ (from Shrek)

Alan Menken

‘Fathoms Below’ (from The Little Mermaid)
‘Prologue’ (from Beauty and the Beast)

植松伸夫 (Uematsu Nobuo)

‘片翼の天使’ (the Reunion Tracks version, from FINAL FANTASY VII)
‘素敵だね’ (the instrumental version, from FINAL FANTASY X)
‘Vamo’ alla flamenco’ (from FINAL FANTASY IX)

菅野よう子 (Kanno Yoko)

‘MYUNG Theme’ (from MACROSS PLUS)
‘Prologue F’ (from MACROSS Frontier)

志方あきこ (Shikata Akiko)

‘救世主-花白-‘ (the orchestral version, from 花帰葬)
‘玄冬のテーマ’ (the orchestral version, from 花帰葬)
‘花帰葬’ (the orchestral version, from 花帰葬)

양방언 (Yang Bangeon, or Ryo Kunihiko in Japanese)

‘十二国幻影 (Sub Theme)’ (from 十二国記)

Thomas Bergersen (from music company Two Steps From Hell)

‘Victory’

 

Classical music

Composer

Favourite work or works

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: II. Allegretto

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The Marriage of Figaro, K 492: Overture
The Magic Flute, K 620: Queen of the Night’s Aria

Johann Sebastian Bach

Concerto for 4 Harpsichords in A minor, BWV 1065: I. Allegro

Antonio Vivaldi

Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 8, RV 315 ‘Summer’
Concerto No. 4 in F minor, Op. 8, RV 297 ‘Winter’

Sergei Rachmaninoff

Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18: I. Moderato

 

New Age music

Composer

Favourite work or works

Ludovico Einaudi

‘Divenire’
‘Primavera’

 

J-pop

Artist

Composer

Favourite work or works

See-Saw

梶浦由記 (Kajiura Yuki)

‘君は僕に似ている’
‘優しい夜明け’

FictionJunction YUUKA

梶浦由記 (Kajiura Yuki)

‘暁の車’

Kalafina

梶浦由記 (Kajiura Yuki)

‘ARIA’
‘光の旋律’

石川智晶 (Ishikawa Chiaki)

石川智晶 (Ishikawa Chiaki)

‘Prototype’

love solfege

オーギュスト棒 (auguste beau)

‘Ricordi’
‘Il Dio della Morte e La Fanciulla’

supercell

ryo

‘君の知らない物語’
‘百回目のキス’

EGOIST

ryo

‘Planetes’

KOKIA

KOKIA

‘天使’
‘本当の音’

鬼束ちひろ (Onitsuka Chihiro)

鬼束ちひろ (Onitsuka Chihiro)

‘月光’

 

Pop music

Artist

Composer

Favourite work or works

Vienna Teng

Vienna Teng

‘My Medea’