Tomita ‎– The Planets

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RCA Red Seal ‎– ARL1-1919
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Tracklist

A1 I. Mars, The Bringer Of War 10:48
A2 II. Venus, The Bringer Of Peace 8:46
A3 III. Mercury, The Winged Messenger 5:28
B1 IV. Jupiter, The Bringer Of Jollity; V. Saturn, The Bringer Of Old Age 17:35
B2 VI. Uranus, The Magician; VII. Neptune, The Mystic 9:37

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Includes a Poster of the front sleeve.

℗ © 1976 RCA Records, New York, N.Y.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A (Stamped)): ARL1-1919A-1 I A0 3[Etch]
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B (Stamped)): ARL1-1919B-2 I AC C[Etch]

Other Versions (5 of 23) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
RVC-2111 Tomita The Planets(LP, Album) RCA Red Seal RVC-2111 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
60518-2-RG Tomita The Planets(CD, Album, RE) RCA Victor 60518-2-RG US 1991 Sell This Version
COGQ-51 Tomita Planets - Ultimate Edition(SACD, Album, Hybrid, Multichannel, RM) Denon COGQ-51 Japan 2011 Sell This Version
RR-98-294-2 Tomita The Planets(CD, Album, Unofficial) Release Records (3), VAPP association RR-98-294-2 Russia 1998 Sell This Version
ERQ1 1919-QF Tomita The Planets(Reel, Quad) RCA Red Seal ERQ1 1919-QF US 1976 Sell This Version

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April 6, 2012

"...He continued to release albums, of which the best known are his arrangements of classics, such as Igor Stravinsky's The Firebird, Modest Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, and Gustav Holst's The Planets. Tomita's albums Pictures at an Exhibition (1975), The Firebird Suite (1975) and Holst: The Planets (1976) introduced a new direction that infused classical synth music with dynamic futuristic music, while abandoning the note-by-note approach previously used in synthesized classical music in favour of polyphonic sounds. Holst: The Planets in particular introduced a science fiction space theme, a connection that had rarely been explored since the 1956 film Forbidden Planet.[2] 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. The album was withdrawn, and is, consequently, rare in its original vinyl form..."