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Re: The Day I got "1492" I knew I'd conquered Paradise!
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• Posted by: Pawel Stroinski   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Friday, October 18, 2002, at 8:05 a.m.
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• In Response to: Re: The Day I got "1492" I knew I'd conquered ... (Roman Dlouhý)

> Hadn't it been for some select Vangelis' works, I would have always lived
> in lies, suppositions and affectations. I mean until I listened to
> "El Greco", "Mythodea", "Oceanic",
> "Albedo", "1492", "L'Apocalypse Des Animaux"
> and of-spoken "Blade Runner", I'd assumed I could have told
> between good, mediocre and dross. But I had been mistaken. Vangelis opened
> my eyes and made me understand music in its nuts-and-bolts level.
If I
> want to listen to some real great jazz that even Jimmy Scott wouldn't pull
> off had he lived twice as long, I'm putting unmistakable
> "L'Apocalypse Des Animaux" on play, when it gets dark outside my
> window so my frame of mind inspires me to listen to some thematically
> abundant, compositionally rich work, I hurry to load "El Greco"
> in. And when all the tries to satiate my thirst for real classic music
> spiced with some opera vocals have failed after countless CDs with music
> of some (help me with spelling) composers like Wagner, Dvorák,
> Tchaikovsky, I recall I've recently bought "Mythodea" and
> suddenly after first few notes I start feeling the way only Vangelis can
> make me feel.
Tell me, ugly joe, to whom do I owe my thanks for
> Vangelis' splendidness? Please, ugly joe, don't waste your and our time
> talking about guys like Williams. He's nothing compared to Vangelis, the
> musical Son of God. I regret I don't have enough means to complete my
> Vangelis collection. And once I've topped it off, I will trash out all the
> trash I'd been buying till I found HIM!

> Y L

Will you throw out ALL Williams work?

And Gladiator?


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