The Music of Studio Ghibli Live in Concert!

ghibli-todos-los-personajesIf you love Miyazaki movies like I do then you probably love the music too.  Like Star Wars, Studio Ghibli movies have an eternal quality to them.  Hearing the music of the films brings back the emotions you felt watching them.   Joe Hisaishi is to Miyazaki what John Williams is to George Lucas.    Check out this full 2 hour concert of the music played by the New Japan Philharmonic World Dream Orchestra the Ritsuyukai Choir and the Little singers of Tokyo.

If you are looking for your favorite song, the songs are listed by time code below:

~Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind~
0:00:42 Opening [Legend of the Wind]
0:03:07 Requiem
0:04:26 A Battle Between Mehve and Corvette
0:05:50 Tooi hibi (Days Long Gone)
0:07:10 Tori no Hito (Bird Person)

~Mononoke Hime~
0:11:32 Ashitaka Sekki (Tale of Ashitaka)
0:13:51 Tatari gami (The Curse God)
0:16:14 Mononoke Hime (Princess Mononoke)
1:47:29 (Encore) Princess Mononoke: Ashitaka and San

~Kiki’s Delivery Service~
0:19:40 Umi no Mieru Machi (A Town with an Ocean View)
0:24:12 Shoushin no Kiki (Heartbroken Kiki)
0:25:35 Kaasan no Houki (Mom’s Broom)

0:29:36 Joe Hisaishi’s Presents Orchestra and Choruses

~Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea~
0:31:22 Shinkai Bokujyou (Deep Sea Ranch)
0:32:55 Umi no Okasan (Mother of the Sea)
0:36:51 Nami no Sakana no Ponyo (Ponyo of the Fish of the Wave)
0:38:37 Fujimoto no Tema (Fujimoto’s Theme)
0:41:12 Himawari no Ie no Rondo (Rondo of the Sunflower House)
0:44:29 Haha no Ai (Mother’s Love)
0:45:21 Imouto-tachi no Katsuyaku (Little Sisters’ Activities)
0:46:12 Haha to Umi no Sanka (Song of Praise for Mother and the Sea)
0:46:59 Gake no ue no Ponyo (Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea)

~Laputa, Castle in the Sky~
0:50:29 Hato to Shounen (Pigeons and a Boy)
0:52:54 Kimi o Nosete (Carrying You)
0:57:51 Taiju (The Huge Tree)

~Porco Rosso~
1:01:55 Kaerazaru Hibi (The Bygone Days)
1:43:21 (Encore) Porco Rosso: Madness

1:06:50 Hayao Miyazaki’s Video Address to the Audience

~Howl’s Moving Castle~
1:08:42 Symphonic Variation “Merry-go-round”
1:15:51 Cave of Mind
1:18:13 Jinsei no Merry-go-round (Merry-Go-Round of Life)

1:21:32 Joe Hisaishi presents Ayaka Hirahara

~Spirited Away~
1:22:05 Inochi no Namae (The Name of Life)
1:26:28 Futatabi (Reprise)

~Tonari no Totoro~
1:31:03 Kaze no toori michi (The Path of the Wind)
1:32:08 Sanpo (Stroll)
1:36:40 Miyazaki-san and Lasseter-san sing Sanpo
1:37:11 Tonari no Totoro (My Neighbour Totoro)

1:41:13 The “Mysterious Guest” revealed!!!

1:43:21 (Encore) Porco Rosso: Madness

1:47:29 (Encore) Princess Mononoke: Ashitaka and San

1:52:27 Applause


High Quality Blu-Ray or DVD which can be found here.
For more information about the the composer Joe Hisaishi, please the Wikipedia page.

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