Michiru Yamane

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Michiru Yamane
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Background information
Born September 23, 1963
Kagawa Prefecture, Japan[1]
Genres Soundtrack, instrumental, classical
Occupation(s) Composer, musician
Instruments Piano
Years active 1987–present

Michiru Yamane (山根 ミチル Yamane Michiru?, born September 23, 1963) is a Japanese video game composer and musician. She is known primarily for her work in the Castlevania series, and other Konami games, including Suikoden. Her debut project was Nemesis 3. She left Konami in 2008 and became an independent music composer.

Concerts[edit]

Michiru Yamane performed her music from the Castlevania series live on cembalo and – as a surprise act – on pipe organ at the Symphonic Game Music Concert series in Leipzig, Germany in 2006 and 2007.[2]

She performed her music at "Castlevania – The Concert" in Stockholm, Sweden. February 19, 2010. When she first entered the stage she got an instant standing ovation from the audience.[3]

Works[edit]

1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1996
1997
1999
2000
  • Elder Gate (with Sota Fujimori and Hidenori Onishi)
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2010
  • Mushihimesama Bug Panic (with Mica Nozawa, Daisuke Matsumoto, and Takeshi Miyamoto)
2011
2012
  • Skullgirls (with Vincent Diamante, Blaine McGurty, and Brenton Kossak)
2014
2015
  • Project Scissors: NightCry (with Nobuko Toda)[6]
2017

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michiru Yamane's Profile at Castlevania: The Concert Retrieved on December 10, 2009.
  2. ^ Symphonic Game Music Concerts, The Concert Programs
  3. ^ Castlevania: The Concert's Profile at Last.fm Retrieved on December 10, 2009.
  4. ^ http://www.gamemusic.net/interview.php?id=482
  5. ^ VGMuseum: Rocket Knight Adventures credits. Retrieved on October 26, 2008.
  6. ^ "Project Scissors: NightCry". Kickstarter. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 

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