Tomita – The Planets. Label: RCA Red Seal – ARL1-1919. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo. Holst: The Planets in particular introduced a science fiction space theme, a connection that had rarely been explored since the 1956 film Forbidden Planet. Reply Notify me 4 Helpful.
This was the most controversial Tomita album, where he uses Holst's spectacular, mystical suite The Planets as a launching pad for what amounts to a simulated spaceship trip through the solar system. Hence the title The Tomita Planets, which did not deter the Holst estate from trying (unsuccessfully) to pull this recording off the market at the time. When Tomita sticks to what Holst wrote, he follows every turn and bend of the score, save for a big cut in the last part of Jupiter and an eviscerated Uranus that nearly disappears altogether.
They claimed that Tomita had manhandled their father's great composition, and the record company withdrew some 30,000 records from the stores. Despite this, 'The Planets' is arguably Tomita's most complete and popular work, and was listed as one of the best keyboard albums over the past 20 years or so by Keyboard Magazine.
By: Tomita (1977, Electronic). Live At Linz, 1984 (The Mind Of The Universe) by Tomita. Daphnis Et Chloé by Tomita. Pictures At An Exhibition by Tomita. Grand Canyon by Tomita. Lovin’ You by Tomita. View all albums . The Planets. By: Tomita (1977, Electronic).
The original LP release is very rare, due to legal action from Holst's estate . The 1987 album Masque (subtitle: "Songs and Planets") included a new version of "Joybringer" and two more adaptations of "Jupiter": "Hymn (from Jupiter)" and "A Couple of Mates". The latter also contained pieces of "Mars". Finally, "Mars" got a separate version with vocals on Manfred's 2004 solo album 2006. Black Metal/Viking Metal band Bathory arranged a section of Jupiter as the melody of the song "Hammerheart", from the album Twilight of the Gods.
Tomita created the album's polyphony as Carlos had done before him, with the use of multitrack recording, recording each voice of a piece one at a time, on a separate tape track, and then mixing the result to stereo or quad . Holst: The Planets introduced a science fiction "space theme". This album sparked controversy on its release, as Imogen Holst, daughter of Gustav Holst, refused permission for her father's work to be interpreted in this way. . Tomita performed a number of outdoor "Sound Cloud" concerts, with speakers surrounding the audience in a "cloud of sound".
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