Rachel’s Song – Blade Runner Vangelis

Vangelis composed the music for the movie Blade Runner. Rachel’s song was included in the soundtrack of the movie, but it was never heard in the actual movie! It can be guessed that the song was going to be used … Read more

Blade Runner – Vangelis

The main theme of Blade Runner, the movie, composed by Vangelis is one of the most renowned and popular movie themes in the history of American films. The Blade Runner soundtrack was composed by Vangelis for Ridley Scott’s 1982 film … Read more

1492: Conquest of Paradise – Vangelis

1492: the Conquest of Paradise – A theme composed by Vangelis for the movie 1492: Conquest of Paradise,  directed by Ridley Scott, as a 500th anniversary commemoration of Christopher Columbus’ voyage to the New World and the discovery of America.  … Read more

Vangelis

Vangelis Papathanassiou – The most known Greek composer No one doubts that Vangelis is the most known and successful Greek composer abroad; Vangelis Papathanasiou is the man who made Greek music known worldwide, adding his personal touch to what we … Read more

Mythodea – Vangelis

Mythodea by Vangelis is is a choral symphony created by the Greek composer. Mythodia was first played in public in 1993, but released 8 years later in 2001  after an association with NASA.   There was an official concert held in … Read more

Greek Music in Movies

Greek Music in movies has been more popular abroad than most Greeks believe; in fact, many foreign movies have enhanced their story with Greek music and songs that have gained international recognition. Movies have been the perfect vehicle to make … Read more

The Chariots of Fire – Vangelis

Is Greek music all about vocals and lyrics? Is Greek Music only one kind? The truth is that a country that gave birth to exquisite composers, could never claim that instrumental music – even with some vocals – is not … Read more