Fumio Hayasaka

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    The Seven Samurai Main Title (From "The Seven Samurai")Fumio Hayasaka
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    Kanbei & Katsushiro - Kikuchiyo's Mambo (From "The Seven Samurai")Fumio Hayasaka
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    To the Little Watermill (From "The Seven Samurai")Fumio Hayasaka
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    Samurai Search (From "The Seven Samurai")Fumio Hayasaka

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        Raised in Sapporo, Hayasaka was a self-taught composer. He became fast friends with Akira Ifukube, another autodidact, later famous for his music accompanying Toho's movie monsters. Together they organized the Shin Ongaku Renmei (New Music League) in 1933. In 1935 Hayasaka composed his first orchestral piece, the award-winning Futatsu no sanka e no zensokyoku (Prelude to Two Hymns). His next orchestral piece, Ancient Dance, won the Weingartner Prize in 1938. In 1939, he moved ... Read more

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