November 4, 2013’s track of the day comes from the pen of Japanese composer, Akira Ifukube. In the early 80’s, Ifukube arranged a concert suite utilizing cues from several Toho Studios monster films that he scored, including music from films featuring the King Of All Monsters, Godzilla, who turned 59 years old yesterday. The piece, which premiered in 1983, is entitled Symphonic Fantasia No. 1.

NOW PLAYING: “Symphonic Fantasia No. 1” by Akira Ifukube



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Erik is the host and producer of the soundtrack radio show ’Cinematic Sound.’ The show is heard exclusively on-line and on-demand after spending its first ten years on terrestrial radio at C101.5 FM in Hamilton, Ontario. Erik has a broadcast journalism diploma from Mohawk College and has spent his professional career in the video production industry working as a producer, camera operator and editor.

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