Shogun is a television version of James Clavell's adventure-romance about shipwrecked English sailors in Japan in the 16th Century.  James Clavell's best novels are great narratives with plenty of action and good dramatic  tension. Shogun is Clavell at peak. This version is some of  the best and most exciting television ever made.

John Blackthorne, an English ship pilot, whose vessel wrecked upon the Japanese coast in the early 17th century is forced to deal with the two most powerful men in Japan in these days.He is thrown in the midst of a war between Toranaga and Ishido, who struggle for the title of Shogun which will give ultimate power to the one who possesses it.

Music Composed and Conducted by Maurice Jarre


Title: Shogun 3CD

Composer: Maurice Jarre

Tracks: 46 + 44 + 43

Total Time: 66:37 + 74:52 + 72:26

Tracklisting: Yes

Japanese Instruments:
Shakuhachi: Kazu Matsui
Koto: Kazue Kudo
Biwa: Osamu Kitajima
Shamisen: takako Osumi

Assistant to Maurice Jarre: Richard Bowden

Music recorded at Paramount Studios by Garry Ulmer

Music re-recorded at Music Recorders Inc.(Hollywood) by Garry Ulmer

Masterd by Bernie Grundman at A&M Studios.