Michael Nyman
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1944-03-23
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Biography

Michael Laurence Nyman, CBE (born 23 March 1944) is an English composer of minimalist music, pianist, librettist and musicologist, known for numerous film scores (many written during his lengthy collaboration with the filmmaker Peter Greenaway), and his multi-platinum soundtrack album ...

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Biography

Michael Laurence Nyman, CBE (born 23 March 1944) is an English composer of minimalist music, pianist, librettist and musicologist, known for numerous film scores (many written during his lengthy collaboration with the filmmaker Peter Greenaway), and his multi-platinum soundtrack album to Jane Campion's The Piano. He has additionally written a number of operas, including The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Letters, Riddles and Writs, Noises, Sounds & Sweet Airs, Facing Goya, Man and Boy: Dada, Love Counts, and Sparkie: Cage and Beyond, and he has written six concerti, four string quartets, and many other chamber works, many for his Michael Nyman Band, with and without whom he tours as a performing pianist. Nyman stated that he prefers to write opera rather than other sorts of music.

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The Cook, the Thief, his Wife and her Lover – Book Depository
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The Cook, the Thief, his Wife and her Lover – Book Depository The Cook, the Thief, his Wife and her Lover – Book Depository The Cook, the Thief, his Wife and her Lover – Book Depository The Cook, the Thief, his Wife and her Lover – Book Depository
Michael Nyman
The Draughtsman's contract - music for the film: Chasing sheep is best left...
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The Draughtsman's contract - music for the film: Chasing sheep is best left... The Draughtsman's contract - music for the film: Chasing sheep is best left... The Draughtsman's contract - music for the film: Chasing sheep is best left... The Draughtsman's contract - music for the film: Chasing sheep is best left...
Michael Nyman
The Heart asks Pleasure First' from 'The Piano
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The Heart asks Pleasure First' from 'The Piano The Heart asks Pleasure First' from 'The Piano The Heart asks Pleasure First' from 'The Piano The Heart asks Pleasure First' from 'The Piano
Michael Nyman
Chasing sheep is best left to shepherds, arr. Scott for sax 4tet [from 'The Draughtsman's contract']
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Chasing sheep is best left to shepherds, arr. Scott for sax 4tet [from 'The Draughtsman's contract'] Chasing sheep is best left to shepherds, arr. Scott for sax 4tet [from 'The Draughtsman's contract'] Chasing sheep is best left to shepherds, arr. Scott for sax 4tet [from 'The Draughtsman's contract'] Chasing sheep is best left to shepherds, arr. Scott for sax 4tet [from 'The Draughtsman's contract']
Michael Nyman
Symphony No 11 ‘Hillsborough Memorial’, Family Reflections
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Symphony No 11 ‘Hillsborough Memorial’, Family Reflections Symphony No 11 ‘Hillsborough Memorial’, Family Reflections Symphony No 11 ‘Hillsborough Memorial’, Family Reflections Symphony No 11 ‘Hillsborough Memorial’, Family Reflections
Michael Nyman
Quartet no. 3 for strings: 2nd movement; fig. D
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Quartet no. 3 for strings: 2nd movement; fig. D Quartet no. 3 for strings: 2nd movement; fig. D Quartet no. 3 for strings: 2nd movement; fig. D Quartet no. 3 for strings: 2nd movement; fig. D
Michael Nyman
Facing Goya
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Facing Goya Facing Goya Facing Goya Facing Goya
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THE DRAUGHTSMAN'S CONTRACT (1982): Chasing Sheep is Best Left To Shepherds
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THE DRAUGHTSMAN'S CONTRACT (1982): Chasing Sheep is Best Left To Shepherds THE DRAUGHTSMAN'S CONTRACT (1982): Chasing Sheep is Best Left To Shepherds THE DRAUGHTSMAN'S CONTRACT (1982): Chasing Sheep is Best Left To Shepherds THE DRAUGHTSMAN'S CONTRACT (1982): Chasing Sheep is Best Left To Shepherds
Michael Nyman
String Quartet No. 5: 3rd mvt
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String Quartet No. 5: 3rd mvt String Quartet No. 5: 3rd mvt String Quartet No. 5: 3rd mvt String Quartet No. 5: 3rd mvt
Michael Nyman
Tango (from 'Never Forever') for string quartet
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Tango (from 'Never Forever') for string quartet Tango (from 'Never Forever') for string quartet Tango (from 'Never Forever') for string quartet Tango (from 'Never Forever') for string quartet
Michael Nyman
Out of the ruins for chorus
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Out of the ruins for chorus Out of the ruins for chorus Out of the ruins for chorus Out of the ruins for chorus
Michael Nyman
The Cook, the thief, his wife and her lover - music for the film
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The Cook, the thief, his wife and her lover - music for the film The Cook, the thief, his wife and her lover - music for the film The Cook, the thief, his wife and her lover - music for the film The Cook, the thief, his wife and her lover - music for the film
Michael Nyman
The Draughtsman's Contract - Chasing Sheep Is Best Left To Shepherds
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The Draughtsman's Contract - Chasing Sheep Is Best Left To Shepherds The Draughtsman's Contract - Chasing Sheep Is Best Left To Shepherds The Draughtsman's Contract - Chasing Sheep Is Best Left To Shepherds The Draughtsman's Contract - Chasing Sheep Is Best Left To Shepherds
Michael Nyman
Symphony Number 2
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Symphony Number 2 Symphony Number 2 Symphony Number 2 Symphony Number 2
Michael Nyman
Chasing Sheep is best left to Shepherds
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Chasing Sheep is best left to Shepherds Chasing Sheep is best left to Shepherds Chasing Sheep is best left to Shepherds Chasing Sheep is best left to Shepherds
Michael Nyman Band
The Draughtsman's contract - music for the film
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The Draughtsman's contract - music for the film The Draughtsman's contract - music for the film The Draughtsman's contract - music for the film The Draughtsman's contract - music for the film
Michael Nyman
Drowning by numbers - music for the film (feat. Valentina Lisitsa)
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Drowning by numbers - music for the film (feat. Valentina Lisitsa) Drowning by numbers - music for the film (feat. Valentina Lisitsa) Drowning by numbers - music for the film (feat. Valentina Lisitsa) Drowning by numbers - music for the film (feat. Valentina Lisitsa)
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, Michael Nyman & Michael Nyman
The Piano - music for the film
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The Piano - music for the film The Piano - music for the film The Piano - music for the film The Piano - music for the film
Michael Nyman
The Diary of Anne Frank: Goodbye Moortie (feat. Valentina Lisitsa)
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The Diary of Anne Frank: Goodbye Moortie (feat. Valentina Lisitsa) The Diary of Anne Frank: Goodbye Moortie (feat. Valentina Lisitsa) The Diary of Anne Frank: Goodbye Moortie (feat. Valentina Lisitsa) The Diary of Anne Frank: Goodbye Moortie (feat. Valentina Lisitsa)
Michael Nyman Band
In re Don Giovanni for ensemble
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In re Don Giovanni for ensemble In re Don Giovanni for ensemble In re Don Giovanni for ensemble In re Don Giovanni for ensemble
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The Draughtsman's contract..: The Garden is becoming a robe room (feat. Michael Nyman Band)
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The Draughtsman's contract..: The Garden is becoming a robe room (feat. Michael Nyman Band) The Draughtsman's contract..: The Garden is becoming a robe room (feat. Michael Nyman Band) The Draughtsman's contract..: The Garden is becoming a robe room (feat. Michael Nyman Band) The Draughtsman's contract..: The Garden is becoming a robe room (feat. Michael Nyman Band)
Michael Nyman
Wheelbarrow walk (feat. Michael Nyman Band)
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Wheelbarrow walk (feat. Michael Nyman Band) Wheelbarrow walk (feat. Michael Nyman Band) Wheelbarrow walk (feat. Michael Nyman Band) Wheelbarrow walk (feat. Michael Nyman Band)
Michael Nyman
In re Don Giovanni (feat. Michael Nyman Band)
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In re Don Giovanni (feat. Michael Nyman Band) In re Don Giovanni (feat. Michael Nyman Band) In re Don Giovanni (feat. Michael Nyman Band) In re Don Giovanni (feat. Michael Nyman Band)
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Biography

Michael Laurence Nyman, CBE (born 23 March 1944) is an English composer of minimalist music, pianist, librettist and musicologist, known for numerous film scores (many written during his lengthy collaboration with the filmmaker Peter Greenaway), and his multi-platinum soundtrack album to Jane Campion's The Piano. He has additionally written a number of operas, including The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Letters, Riddles and Writs, Noises, Sounds & Sweet Airs, Facing Goya, Man and Boy: Dada, Love Counts, and Sparkie: Cage and Beyond, and he has written six concerti, four string quartets, and many other chamber works, many for his Michael Nyman Band, with and without whom he tours as a performing pianist. Nyman stated that he prefers to write opera rather than other sorts of music.

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