3 An Animated Partnership: Joe Hisaishi’s Musical Contributions to Hayao Miyazaki’s Films
Kyoko Koizumi [+]
Otsuma Womens University
Kyoko Koizumi is an associate professor of music at Otsuma Womens University, Tokyo, Japan. She received her PhD from the University of London Institute of Education. Her research interests include youth studies of popular music and film music studies.
This chapter investigates the musical styles and idioms of Hisaishi’s scores for Miyazaki’s animated films as a way of analysing them.