Chariots Of Fire was brought to us by Vangelis – Evangelos Odysseas Papathanossiou, a Greek musician and composer of electronic, jazz, progressive, and orchestral music.
Vangelis is famous for his Academy Award-winning score to Chariots of Fire in 1981.
He also composed scores for many other movies, becoming one of the most appreciated score composers.
Chariots Of Fire is one of his greatest compositions, and the instrumental theme was made for the movie with the same name.
The theme was written and recorded by Vangelis in 1981 and has a length of 3:32 minutes.
The free Chariots Of Fire piano sheet music was released in March 1981 as an electronic, film score and was released by Polydor records label.
The song is part of the album with the same name - Chariots Of Fire and has on its B-side the track named Eric’s Theme.
Once released, the song had incredible success and since then, it has been covered by many performers and was used in media in TV shows, sports events, and commercials.
Chariots Of Fire was also used by BBC as its theme music for the coverage of the 1984 Summer Olympics.
The most notable cover versions have been composed by Jane Olivor, Demis Roussos, Jon Anderson, and Mellisa Manchester.
The song stayed for one week at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1982.
It was also on top of the charts in Australia, Japan, the US, and many other countries.
The interesting thing about the original free Chariots Of Fire piano sheets is called Titles, because of their use in the movie’s opening titles sequence.
The song has also an accompanying music video.
The video shows Vangelis playing the piano and percussion in a concert hall, then it features Vangelis playing a synthesizer in a recording studio, and it also features scenes from the film.
You can now find Chariots Of Fire on our website, so don’t hesitate in trying to learn how to play it at your piano at home.