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Michael Nyman

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

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Michael Laurence Nyman, CBE (born 23 March 1944) is an English composer of minimalist music, pianist, librettist and musicologist, known for the many film scores he wrote during his lengthy collaboration with the filmmaker Peter Greenaway, and his multi-platinum soundtrack album to Jane Campion's The Piano. His operas include 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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Chasing Sheep is Best Left to Shepherds
Chasing Sheep is Best Left to Shepherds
Chasing Sheep is Best Left to Shepherds
The Promise
The Promise
In Re Don Giovanni
In Re Don Giovanni
Symphony No 11 ‘Hillsborough Memorial’, Family Reflections
Symphony No 11 ‘Hillsborough Memorial’, Family Reflections
Symphony No 11 ‘Hillsborough Memorial’, Family Reflections
Ceoltóir
Royal Liverpool philharmonic Orchestra, Liverpool Phil Youth choir and Kathryn Rudge
Joseph Vicent
The Heart Asks Pleasure First
The Heart Asks Pleasure First
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