Kyōhei Tsutsumi – Cembalo Deluxe, Vol. 2 (1969) [Japan 2014]
SACD Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 31:27 minutes | Scans included | 570 MB
or DSD64 Stereo (from SACD-ISO to Tracks.dsf) > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Scans included | 1,27 GB
or FLAC (carefully converted & encoded to tracks) 24bit/44,1 kHz | Scans included | 373 MB
Kyōhei Tsutsumi (筒美 京平) was a Japanese composer, record producer and arranger. Tsutsumi began his career as a songwriter circa 1966, and he came to prominence as a composer of Ayumi Ishida’s chart-topping hit “Blue Light Yokohama” in the late 1960s. He has released nearly 3,000 compositions to date, over 500 of which have entered the Japanese Oricon singles chart. Tsutsumi is the most commercially successful composer of the Japanese popular music of last five decades, selling over 76 million units on the country’s singles chart from 1968 onwards. Tsutsumi himself has also won the awards for best songwriting category five times. Recognized for his long-term contribution to establish Japanese popular music, Tsutsumi received the Medal of Honor with Purple Ribbon by the Government of Japan in November 2003. He is died in October 2020.
01. Blue Light Yokohama
02. My Happiness As A Dream
03. The Season of Tears
04. The Pale Blue World
05. The Miracle of Love
06. I Really Didn’t Know
07. Love Is Nothing But A Dream
08. Blue Birds
09. Unreturned Love Makes A Heavy Heart
10. Swan’s Tear
11. Good Night Baby
12. Beat Time With The Hand
Arranger & harpsichordist by Kyōhei Tsutsumi.
Accompaniment by The Feather Tones.
Mastered on Pyramix System.