1932- (Isao) Japanese Composer of Ambient music and Electronic music

He began his career as a classically trained musician and then heard the Wendy Carlos album Switched On Bach which changed his entire direction in music. It was after this that he released Snowflakes Are Dancing. This became a very popular record. It was composed on a Moog III analog synthesizer.

Albums include:

Recently he has returned to his classical roots, composing for orchestra.

Source: http://www.japanorama.com/tomita.html http://www.artskool.biz/jem/it.html Last Updated 04.21.04

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