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Playing The Orchestra 3-CD Box designed by Shinro Ohtake, 1988

Virgin Records celebrates the signing of composer/ keyboardist Ryuichi Sakamoto with this extraordinary CD-only limited edition package. Housed in this box, designed by acclaimed Japanese artist Shinro Ohtake, are two compact discs (one 5" and one 3") containing orchestral versions of 26 favorites by Japans most heralded contemporary composer. A founding member of the innovative Yellow Magic Orchestra, Sakamoto gone on to become a successful solo artist (Neo Geo) and Academy Award-winning film scorer (The Last Emperor); Recorded Live in Tokyo, Spring 1988, with full Symphony Orchestra. (Note: The American/ European edition included only 2 CDs)

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