Hitomi Shimizu profile
Hitomi SHIMIZU is a composer for film and TV soundtracks and
winner of the Japan Academy Award 2001 for the Japanese film g Waterboysh She
specializes in aimationmusic and has been collaborating for many years with Koji
YAMAMURA, for example , on his Oscar-nominated short animation g Mt. Headh (won
best soundtrack award in France) Hitomi has studied music composition since the
age of 14 and is especially intersted in micro tuning. After graduating from Toho
Gakuen Conservatoire,she built herself a 43-tone microtuning organ ( according
to Harry Partch tuning) and made frequent live performances as gSYZYGYSh in Tokyo.
gSYZYGYSh is a duo with violinist Hiromi NISHIDA tha plays gmicrotunung
poph which is one of Hitomifs life work.
gSYZYGYSh CDs are available worldwide ,produced by John Zorn on his TZADIK
Her major works are listed below.
Film and TV
g Sense Of Wonderh documentary film
g Water Boysh Toho Cinema
g Nanimokamo Hyakkai mo Iwaretakotoh Inudo Isshin film.
g Gakko no Kaidanh Fuji TV
gGakko no kaidan G h
g Skeltonfs in the closeth NHK documentary
g Domo g short clip episodeh Machibuseh
gPerestroikah Ryosuke Aoike animation
g Cow and Chicken remixh Cartoon Networks
Sony PS 3 g SIREN new Translation ,aka Blood Curseh
Sony PS 2 g SIRENh
Sony PS 2 g Inaka kurashih
Sony PS2 g Bokujo Monogatarih
Koji Yamamura Animation ( too many awards to note )
g Kafkafs Country Doctorh Shochiku Film ,Otawa Grand Prix.etc.
g Mt. Head ,aka Atamayamah Oscar nominated, Anneccy Grand Prix.etc.
g Kippling. JR h
g Caro and Piyobupt h NHK
g Bavels bookh NHK
g Pacusih NHK Together With Mother
Greenpeace Japan g Whale Taleh ( animated film )
Kansai Electricity g Eco Cuteh
Nomura real estate g Proud Komagomeh
Tuka Mobile gfamily discounth
Kao g Attack h g Hammingh
Fancle gFenatyh Shonai Bank g promiseh ETC
AsahiBeer g a Day a Cow for Harp, Cowbells, Violinh
SYZYGYS CD gEyes On Green g TZADIK
SYZYGYS CD g Complete Studio Recordings g TZADIK
Compilation CD g Drive to Heavenh
g Hale Hale Nighth g Chikai Munashikuh
Soundtrack CD g Water Boysh
Soundtrack@CD g Siren New Translationh
*DVDs are also available for most of these films.