Vangelis Rosetta Album Preview

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Academy Award winning composer & synthesist Vangelis has a new album on the way, Rosetta.

The album is inspired by the Rosetta Mission, a ground-breaking project by the European Space Agency [ESA] to land a probe on a comet, for the first time in history. Vangelis has composed a suite of music to mark the culmination of the 12-year mission, in September 2016.

“Mythology, science and space exploration are subjects that have fascinated me since my early childhood,” notes Vangelis. “And they were always connected somehow with the music I write.”

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This video features a 15-minute preview of Vangelis’s Rosetta album, accompanied with some fantastic views of him at work in his studio, footage captured by the probe, and people from the ESA sharing how Vangelis’s music has inspired them.

Rosetta is scheduled for release Sept 30 and is available to pre-order on Amazon and udiscovermusic.

via Jim Malone, elsewhere

18 thoughts on “Vangelis Rosetta Album Preview

    1. The boxes are for selecting different orchestral instruments and load in realtime into the main keyboard splitted into zones and pedals, also he control volume and other stuff with pedals, look at this video

    2. Those are: Remote Preset selector boxes.

      Source: http://forum.vangelis.fr/printview.php?t=1304

      To quote Bill Marshall, the guy who designed them: “They are to do with organisation mostly so that whatever sound he wants at any point is available to him in the right place on the right keyboard, transposed to whatever he wishes.” There are 14 such little white boxes. Each corresponds to one part, and has a mechanical rotating display (seen at the beginning of the video). The display has 3 faces, each representing one bank. Each bank can have 10 presets.
      source: http://forums.musicplayer.com/ubbthreads.php/topics/2590728/all/How_do_YOU_organize_your_patch
      image: https://s15.postimg.io/d844nq9ej/IMG_2248.jpg

  1. Awwwww Walrus had awoken.
    Vangelis sausage fingers
    Cute rubber ducky squeezy 13min47
    Kitchen needs CS80 15min21

    Calming, mesmirising.
    Vangelis genial.

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