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He's the Japanese rock star turned composer that's taken his home country by storm, but how much do you know about Yoshiki Hayashi, drummer with hugely popular metal band X Japan? We take a look at his new classical album, which features contributions from legendary Beatles producer George Martin, the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Tokyo City Philharmonic.
This live recording of the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra shows just how fanatical Yoshiki's fans are - you can hear them completely freaking out when he starts playing the plaintive piano melody, accompanied at first only by occasional French horn notes. Simple, effective orchestral writing.
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