C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Isao Tomita

If you're an orchestral suite buff, you've likely heard Holst's "The Planets." However, I'll bet that you haven't heard Isao Tomita's '70s synth-prog odyssey version of the classic.

If that's the case, then tonight's your lucky night. Tomita's always been known for pushing his instruments, as well as himself, to the absolute limit. Many of his arrangements, like this one, are note-for-note, or deviate very little from the original parts. Combine that with some programmming, virtuosic synth abilities, and audio engineering know-how and you've got yourself an Isao Tomita piece. On top of his arrangements, he's also a very accomplished composer, having written several film scores and releasing original work.

Got any favorite adaptations?


The Tomita Planets
The Tomita Planets
Artist: Tomita

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