Composition Works


[Orchestra Works]
*Including commissioned from another musicians.

YearTitleRemarks
YearTitleRemarks
2010Vermilion ScapeCommission: Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa
Premiere at Ishikawa Ongakudo Concert Hall
Performance: Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa by Michiyoshi Inoue
2006Suite "Kumano Kodo"Commissin: Mie Culture Promotion Foundation
Premiere at Mie Cultural Center
Conduct & Piano: Takashi kako
Performance: Mariko Aikawa Chamber Orchestra
2001Wind in Water-Empty Trans "for 25 String Koto"Commission & Premiere: Keiko Nosaka
2001Ave MariaCommission & Premiere: Slava
2000Suite "The 20th Century in Moving Images"Premiere at Symphony Hall: Takashi Kako & Osaka Century Symphony Orchestra by Seikyo Kim
1999White Plum BlossomsPremiere at Sumida Triphony Hall: Takashi Kako
1998Aria in the Desolated FieldPremiere at Kioi Hall: Takashi Kako & Oleg Riabets(male soprano)
1997Layers of ColorCommision & Premiere at Park Tower Hall: Takashi Kako & 4 contrabasses
1993Plelude de l'eauPremiere at Church on The Water(Hokkaido): Takashi Kako
1993Legend of the LakeCommissin: Kasumigaura
1993Is Paris Burning?Premiere at Kioi Hall: Takashi Kako
1992El Viento de GibraltarPremiere at Casals Hall: Takashi Kako
1991Piano Suite "Estamp Sonore"Premiere at Spiral Hall
1990Ocean RoadCommision: Kesen Numa City Conference
1989ApocalypsePremiere at Spiral Hall(Tokyo), Theatre Odeon(Wien)
1988Kenji Kara Kikoeru OngakuText: Kenji Miyazawa
1988Spring-Homage to FlowersRecorded: Takashi Kako & Tokyo Philharmony Orchestra by Naoto Otomo
premiere at Osaka Exposition '90
1987White NilePremiere at Monptpellier Music Festival: Takashi Kako
1986KleePremiere at Ohara Museum: Takashi Kako
1985DivertimentoCommission & Premiere: Sumire Yoshihara
1985PoésiePremiere at Parco Theater: Takashi Kako
1984Concerto for Koto and OrchestraCommission & Premiere: Kazue Sawai & New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra by Michiyoshi Inoue
1983Genka NisoCommission & Premiere: Kazue Sawai
1982Sea StormPremiere at Toh Hoh Seimei Hall: Takashi kako
1981HoroscopeCommission & Premiere: Sumire Yoshihara
197811, Rue TitonPremiere by TOK
Takashi Kako(pf.)
Oliver Johnson(ds.)
Kent Carter(b.)
1978EL-ALRecorded by T. Miyama and his New Hard Ochestra
1974Quartet for flute, clarinet, marimba, and percussionPremiere at Paris- RadioFrance
1972Night Song Of a TravellerPremiere at Paris International Universty Hall
1972Movement for OrchestraPremiere at Salle Gaveau
Paris Concervatoire Orchestra
1971Construction for OrchestraPremiere at Hibiya Kokaido
Tokyo hilharmonic Orchestra by Hiroshi Wakasugi

[Film Music]

YearTitleDirectorProduction / DistributionRemarks
YearTitleDirectorProduction / DistributionRemarks
2016EVERESTHideyuki HirayamaProduction: KADOKAWA
Distribution: Toho Film,
Asmik Ace Entertainment窶/td>
THE 26TH JAPAN MOVIE CRITICS AWARDS
2015A Duel TaleShigemichi SugitaNIHON EIGA BROADCASTING CORP.NEW YORK FESTIVALS WORLD’S BEST TV & FILMS Drama Special Gold World Medal
2014Higurashi no KiTakashi KoizumiToho FilmThe 38th Japan Academy Award: Excellent Music Award
2014Ieji (Homeland)Nao KubotaProduction: Solid-jam
Distribution: BITTERS END
The 64th Berlinale(The Berlin International Film Festival) / Panorama Official Program
2011Miracle in the Battle of Saipan (Oba, The Last Samurai)Hideyuki HirayamaToho Film
2010Saigo no Chushingura (The Last Ronin)Shigemichi SugitaWarner Bros.The 35th Japan Academy Award: Excellent Music Award
2009SatoyamaNHKGAGA Corporation
2008Ashita e no Yuigon (Best Wishes for Tomorrow)Takashi KoizumiCinema Investment Corporation
2006The Professor and His Beloved EquationTakashi KoizumiAsmik Ace Entertainment‎The 61th Mainichi Film Concours: Music Award
2002To Dance with the WhiteTakashi TsukinokiToei FilmComposer of the main theme music
2002Amidado-DayoriTakashi KoizumiAsmik Entertainment‎The 57th Mainichi Film Concours: Music Award
The 26th Japan Academy Award: Excellent Music Award
2001A Single Drop of Water in a Mighty RiverSeijiro KoyamaToho Film
2000SHIKI-JITSUHideaki AnnoSTUDIO KAJINOTokyo International Film Festival: Excellence Award
2000Choi Seung-Hee and Kim Mae-JaTomoko FujiwaraIwanami Hall
1998The QuarryMarion HanselMan's Films in BelgiumBest Artistic Contribution to Takashi Kako, composer of the music of "The Quarry" (won Grand Prix,a belgium film), at 22th Montreal World Film Festival
1997Ano Hi Kono Kosha DeToru YoshikawaIwanami Audio-Visual Media Inc.
1993ArakawaYoshihiro hagiwaraShiguroDocumentary Film
1992Mirai No OmoideYoshimitsu MoritaToho Film
1992On the Earth In HeavenMarion HanselMan's Films in BelgiumGrand Prix - Arcachon Film Festival 1992
1990Kazanto _ OshimaHisaya IwasaIzu Ooshima Volcano Museum
1986KeshinYoichi HigashiToei Film

[Television Program and Radio Program]

YearTitleBroadcasterRemarks
YearTitleBroadcasterRemarks
2015NHK Special " The Century in Moving Images"NHK
2015NHK Special " The 20th Century in Moving Images Digital Remaster"NHK
2015Shuuhei Fujisawa Drama Series
"Hatashiai"
SKY PerfecTV! Basic Service
2013Jyouiuchi-HairyoutsumashimatsuTV Asahi
20123D-Documentary "Shissou Soumanomaoi-Higashi Nihon Daishinsai o Koete"NHK
2012A Quilt HouseNHK
2011Nihonjin ha Naze Sensou eto Mukatta NokaNHK
2010Nitibei Anpo Jyouyaku 50NenNHK
2009Tachibana Takashi Shisaku Document Gan Sei to Shi no NazoNHK
2009Nippon Kaigun 400Jikan no ShougenNHK
2009Shuusen Dorama Kikotsu no HanketsuNHK
2009Ending Theme for "PROJECT JAPAN Series"NHK
2008Satoyama IIINHK
2005Nihon no Gunzou Saiki eno 20nenNHK
2003Tomi no Koubou-ChikyushijyouNHK
2003Shouwa no Sensou to HeiwaNHK
2003The Great White TowerFuji TV2003-2004
45th anniversary program Fuji Television Network
2001Theme for "Nihonjin no Kokoro"TBS TV BS-i
2000Theme for "Ningen Document"NHK2000-2003
1997Mashu-koNHKDirector: Masaru Ikeo
1997Theme for "Document Nippon"NHK1997-2000
1996Keiji OuTV TokyoDirector: Kon Ichikawa, Koreyoshi Kurahara, etc
1996Miyazawa Kenji Ginga no TabibitoNHKDirector: Yasuaki Tsuji
1995NHK Special " The 20th Century in Moving Images"NHKNHK&ABC Documentary
1995Kokoro No OukokuNHKDirector: Ben Konno
70th anniversary program NHK Broadcasting
Mainichi Art Award
1993Chichibu Yomatsuri Satsujin JikenTV AsahiDirector: Koreyoshi Kurahara
1990RaijuTBS TVDirector: Toshimasa Suzuki
1989Hana : Seimei No ShinpiNHK HDTV2nd Electronic Cinema Festival Documentary category Best Picture
1988Shimantogawa : Atsuyoshi No NatsuTBS TVDirector: Shin-ichi Kamoshita
1988DiaryNippon TVDirector: Shintaro Sofue
1987Kurumi No IeTBS TVDirector: Akira Sakaguchi
1986Ai : Kaze No YoniTBS TVDirector: Osamu Naganuma
1986Yasashii BotanFuji TVDirector: Ben Konno
1986Tsingtsuan Kogen o IkuFuji TVDirector: Shuji Miyamae
1981Kakaku HakaiNHKDirector: Ben Wada
1977Matsumoto Seicho SeriesNHKDirector: Ben Wada

[Theater Works and Dance Works]

YearTitlePremiereRemarks
YearTitlePremiereRemarks
2008TOBARI - As if in an inexhaustible fluxTheatre de la Ville in ParisFor Sankai Juku
Official Site
2005TOKI - A Moment in the Weave TimeTheatre de la Ville in ParisFor Sankai Juku
Official Site
2003UTSURI - Virtual GardenTheatre de la Ville in ParisFor Sankai Juku
Official Site
2000KAGEMI - Beyond the Metaphors of MirrorTheatre de la Ville in ParisFor Sankai Juku
Official Site
1998Romeo and JulietTheatre CocoonDirecter: Nonon Padilla
1998HIBIKI - Resonance from Far AwayTheatre de la Ville in Paris For Sankai Juku
Official Site
1995HIYOMEKI - Whithin a Gentle Viblation and AgitationTheatre de la Ville in ParisFor Sankai Juku
Official Site
1989ApocalypseSpiral Hall in Tokyo and Theatre Odeon in ViennaDirecter: Usio Amagatsu
Duo work with a Brazilian dancer Ismael Ivo
1988Kenji Kara Kikoeru OngakuKobe Xebec HallNachi Nozawa & Takashi Kako
1984Konjaku MonogatariNHK-TV

[Commercial Music]

Companies (Random order)
OMRON, SONY, Shionogi, NIKKA WHISKY, Hitachi, Shiseido, Mitsubishi Electric, Kanebo Cosmetics, SEIKO WATCH, SAPPORO BREWERIES, SANYO, RENOWN INCORPORATED, FUJITSU
, CITIZEN WATCH, Honda Motor, SOGO, SEKISUI HOUSE, Mazda Motor, Panasonic, KOSE, NTT, Kao, Central Japan Railway Company, TERUMO, AJINOMOTO, NISSAN MOTOR, Tiger, YOKOSO JAPAN(MLIT Japan), Others

[Publication Score]
*Out of print and compilation music score is not indicated.

YearTitlePublisherRemarks
YearTitlePublisherRemarks
2016Is Paris Burning -Original Edition-
*More information
ZEN-ON MUSICSolo Piano Works
2013Takashi Kako on Wind Orchestra
*More information
ACCORD PUBLISHINGCollection of Wind Orchestra Works
2013Poésie -Original Edition-
*More information
ZEN-ON MUSICCollection of Solo Piano Works
2013QUARTET II -Waltz with the wind-
*More information
ZEN-ON MUSICCollection of Piano Quartet Vol.2 (5 Works)
2011Vermilion Scape
*More information
ZEN-ON MUSICOrchestra Score
2010QUARTET -Is Paris Burning-
*More information
ZEN-ON MUSICCollection of Piano Quartet Vol.1 (4 Works)
2009SILENT GARDEN
*More information
Doremi Music PublishingCollection of Solo Piano Works from the Album "SILENT GARDEN"
2007Kumano KodoYAMAHA MUSIC MEDIAWind Orchestra Score
2006PIANOYAMAHA MUSIC MEDIACollection of Solo Piano Works from the Album "PIANO"
2005Piano Works Composed by Takashi KakoYAMAHA MUSIC MEDIACollection of Solo Piano Works
2002To Dance with the White DogkmpSolo Piano Works
2002Waltz with the WindYAMAHA MUSIC MEDIACollection of Solo Piano Works
2001Piano Works Composed by Takashi KakoDoremi Music PublishingCollection of Solo Piano Works
2001SceneYAMAHA MUSIC MEDIACollection of Solo Piano Works
2001Trumpet Repertoire "Popular and Classic"YAMAHA MUSIC MEDIATrumpet and Piano Scores
1993La collectin de l' Art du ventDoremi Music PublishingCollection of Solo Piano Works