Size: W14 cm x H12.5 cm x D1.2 cm
Two CDs of Shinichiro Ikebe’s musical works.
One is a collection of pieces for children learning the violin, and the other is for harmonica, tambourine, and other instruments that appear in educational settings.
“With the exception of one recent work (a recorder piece), all of the scores have been published and are available for those who need them.
It is available for those who need it.
I hope you will enjoy the music in spite of the current unreasonable situation.” Shinichiro Ikebe
Composer, born in Ibaraki Prefecture in 1943, person of cultural merit in 2018.
He won the first prize at the Japan Music Competition in 1966. He won the first prize at the Ongaku-no-tomo Chamber Music Composition Competition in the same year, and the Ongaku-no-tomo Prize in 1968. Since then, he has received many awards, including the Salzburg TV Opera Festival Prize for Excellence, the Italian Broadcasting Corporation Prize (three times), the International Emmy Award, the Art Festival Prize for Excellence (four times), the Otaka Prize (three times), the Mainichi Film Competition Music Prize (three times), the Japan Academy Prize for Excellence in Music (nine times, including three Grand Prizes), the Yokohama Culture Prize, and the Himeji City Art and Culture Grand Prize. He received the NHK Symphony Orchestra Arima Award in 1997, the Broadcasting Culture Award in 2002, the Medal with Purple Ribbon in 2004, and the 24th Akio Watanabe Music Foundation Special Award in 2016.
He is currently Professor Emeritus at Tokyo College of Music, Music Director of Tokyo Opera City, Director of Western Music at Ishikawa Music Hall, and Music Director of Music Division of Setagaya Cultural Foundation. He is also a member of the planning and management committees, advisors, and trustees of many other cultural organizations, and a member of the music competition selection committee.