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Joe Hisaishi

The Wind Rises: Soundtrack

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Release Notes
  • Remastered and released in a deluxe edition with new jacket artworks and liner notes
  • First time released on vinyl

Studio Ghibli’s ‘’The Wind Rises’’ gets its first vinyl release, as part of the best-selling vinyl series featuring legendary composer Joe Hisaishi.

The soundtrack to Studio Ghibli’s 2013 anime ‘The Wind Rises’, composed by Joe Hisaishi who also conducted the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra throughout it, now arrives on double vinyl. Including the theme song ‘Hikouki Cloud’ by Yumi Arai, the use of folk instruments such as the bayan and balalaika make it one of the most sumptuous Ghibli scores.

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