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Tomita live in New York [sound recording] : Back to the earth.

Author/Creator:
Tomita, Isao, 1932- , Arranger,
Other Title:
Back to the earth.
Goin' home.
Publication:
New York, N.Y. : RCA Victor : BMG Music, p1988.
Format/Description:
Sound recording
1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.) -- Centennial celebrations, etc.
Synthesizer music.
Symphonies -- Excerpts, Arranged.
Pi pa music.
Piano music.
Contents:
La peri fanfare / Dukas (2:26)
Three-part invention no. 2 in C minor / J. S. Bach (4:12)
Symphony no. 3 in D minor. Fifth movement / Mahler (4:10)
Also sprach Zarathustra. Fanfare / Strauss (1:27)
The planets. Mars, the Bringer of War / Holst (4:35)
The engulfed cathedral / Debussy (5:53)
Chinese war lord going home / Chinese traditional ; arranged by Chen Yin (4:21)
Tristan and Isolde. Liebestod / Wagner (7:45)
The planets. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity. [Excerpt] / Holst (2:10)
Rhapsody in blue / Gershwin (12:18)
Goin' home : Adapted from Symphony no. 9. Largo / Fisher-Dvořák (5:31)
Firebird suite. Finale / Stravinsky.
Participant:
Clamma Dale, soprano (11th work) ; Lorna Myers mezzo-soprano (3rd) ; Chen Yin, pipa (7th, 11th) ; Nikolai Demidenko, piano (10th, 11th) ; Mariko Senju, violin, Goro Yamagushi, shakuhachi (11th) ; Choirs of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine (3rd, 11th) ; "Plasma Symphony Orchestra" [i.e. computer-controlled synthesizers] ; Isao Tomita, conductor.
Notes:
Arrangements for synthesizer, with mezzo-soprano and chorus (3rd work), pipa (7th), piano (10th), and soprano, chorus, piano, pipa, violin, and shakuhachi (11th). Arr. by Tomita, except the 7th work arr. by Chen Yin, and the 11th work arr. by Masamichi Amano.
The vocal works sung in German (3rd work), and English (11th work).
Excerpts from the live concert given in New York City on September 13, 1986, in honor of the centennial of the Statue of Liberty.
Compact disc.
Analog recording.
"Musical titles...that have occurred on previous Tomita albums were re-mixed or...re-synthesized for the concert" -- Notes.
Notes principally on the concert and method of music production for it (1 folded leaf : ill.) inserted in container.
Contributor:
Fisher, William Arms, 1861-1948. , Arranger
Plasma Symphony Orchestra. , Performer
Contains:
Dukas, Paul, 1865-1935. Péri. Fanfare ; arranged
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Inventions, harpsichord, BWV 788, C minor; arranged
Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911. Symphonies, no. 3, D minor. Es sungen drei Engel einen süssen Gesang; arranged
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Also sprach Zarathustra. Sehr breit; arranged
Holst, Gustav, 1874-1934. Planets. Mars; arranged
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918. Preludes, piano, book 1. Cathédrale engloutie; arranged
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Tristan und Isolde. Liebestod; arranged
Holst, Gustav, 1874-1934. Planets. Jupiter. Selections; arranged
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Rhapsody in blue; arranged
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904. Symphonies, no. 9, op. 95, E minor. Largo. Selections; arranged
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Zhar-ptit︠s︡a. Suite (1919). Final; arranged
Chinese war lord going home.
OCLC:
24829682
Publisher Number:
7863577172
7717-2 RCA Victor
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