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Side A:

Star wars (main title)  3.04
  [John Williams]
Space Fantasy *  9.12
  [R. Strauss/Wagner/Tomita]
Pacific 231  6.43
The unanswered question  6.16

* based on:
Theme from "2001: A Space Odyssey"
  (Also sprach Zarathustra) (R. Strauss)
  (Die Walkuere) Ride of the Valkyries
  Tannhaeuser: Overture (Wagner)

Side B:

Anranjuez *  6.20
Peer Gynt: Solvejg's song  4.42
Hora Staccato  3.29
The sand named 'Solaris' **  12.26
  [J. S. Bach/Tomita]

* based on:
Adagio from Concierto de Aranjuerz
** based on:
Tree-part invention no. 2 in C minor,
                                                   BWV 788
Ich ruf' zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639

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"His Master's Voice"


12" Lp by
Isao Tomita

RCA Red Seal ™
catalogue no. ARL1-2616
production date: 1978

us made

producer: Plasma Music Inc.
illustration: Ron Walotsky
art direction: Joseph J. Stelmach


The whole scenery looks rather spooky, like it is straight from out of a dream. A frame seems to separate this painting in two parts, which were reconnected by two cables. The darker, rather cloudy left side transforms into a more bright, and visual more friendly, but still surreal environment on the right. A man that appears really tiny, is faced with a huge metal mask, that has a contemplative image, and multiple connections to different parts of the scenery.
Inside is the artist displayed monochrome in front of his equipment, that mutates into a desert landscape, a nice graphic rendition of his music.

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