Originally released in 1974, Tomita's breakthrough international release, retitled 'Claire de Lune', and with the subtitle, The Newest Sound of Debussy, Virtuoso electronic performances of Debussy's beautiful tone paintings by Tomita. It was a top 50 album in the US, becoming the best selling classical album of that year, and was nominated for four Grammys'. Performed on a moog synthesizer, this album helped sparked a revolution in synthesizer programming and has been released on several formats from 8-track cartridge to Quadraphonic. This latest ediition comes with 3 extra tracks, in comparision to the original album.
1. Snowflakes are Dancing (Children's Corner No. 4) 2. Whistle and Chime -The Art of Sound Creation 3. Arabesque No. 1 4. Clair de Lune (Suite Bergamasque No. 3) 5. Gardens in the Rain (Estampes No. 3) 6. Footprints in the Snow (Preludes Book 1 No. 6) 7. The Engulfed Cathedral (Preludes Book 1 No. 10) 8. Arabesque No. 2 9. Reverie 10. The Girl with the Flaxen Hair (Preludes Book 1 No. 8) 11. Passepied (Suite Bergamasque No. 4) 12.Golliwog's Cakewalk (Children's Corner No. 6) 13. Nuages