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Offline Henry88

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Akira Ifukube's Symphonic Fantasia
« on: October 10, 2011, 05:53:03 PM »
Akira Ifukube's world famous Symphonic Fantasia, a three part symphony comprised of the composer's most popular film scores of the kaiju eiga ("monster movie") genre. Originally against the idea of turning his movie music into classical pieces because he didn't feel they could be appreciated outside of the films themselves, he eventually gave into popular demand and wrote the following piece, first performed in 1983.

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Re: Akira Ifukube's Symphonic Fantasia
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2012, 01:13:23 AM »
Love it.  ive got a cool dvd with it put to scenes from hte movies.  its great. 

its on cd in one of hte godzilla perfect boxes if youve got money to blow they are pretty amazing.
Promo Featurette: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vzYR6_-UqE