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Vangelis: The Unknown Man

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Vangelis' mission has been to explore sound through electronics and push back the bounds of musical knowledge. This book traces his career from his prodigal beginnings and formation of Aphrodite's Child. It examines his work in television, including his contributions to Carl Sagan's Cosmos series and scores for Frederic Rossif. It details Vangelis' classical composition for ballet, theatre and orchestra and his platinum selling work with Jon & Vangelis. The biography focuses on his Oscar winning score for Chariots of Fire and his other sound-tracks for Blade Runner, Bitter Moon, Antarctica and 1492 - Conquest of Paradise. It review his live performances and work on over thirty five albums such as Heaven and Hell, Albedo 0.39, Direct, The City, Voices and Oceanic. Vangelis: The Unknown Man presents Vangelis' work, life and influences and showcases his breathtaking range of talent and achievement.

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