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My musical journey

So I went to the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO). I know I don't look like a person who appreciates music but I've always enjoyed it. It's been ages since I attended one. The first time I was exposed to the orchestra was back in 2006. It was for a college assignment and we were lucky to have attended the 'Magic Orchestra'.

I'm not one who is crazy about music and is very cautious about my spending on entertainment. I've waited long enough for a session that catches my interest. When MPO posted on 'A Musical Journey in Anime', I know that this is it ~ something that I can relate to especially when it's Studio Gibli's.

The session started with the Water Traveller for 8 minutes followed by my favourite Studio Ghibli animation of all time - My Neighbour Totoro for close to 25 minutes. Joe Hisashi is truly a master composer. It's music to the soul, not just the ears. I had goosebumps and flashback of the entire story throughout the ses…