Michael Nyman

Michael Laurence Nyman, CBE is an English composer of minimalist music, pianist, librettist and musicologist, known for numerous film scores, and his multi-platinum soundtrack album to Jane Campion's The Piano. He has 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. He has written six concerti, five string quartets, and many other chamber works, many for his Michael Nyman Band. He is also a performing pianist. Nyman prefers to write opera rather than other forms of music.

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Fever Stick and BonesThe Glare3:00
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Behold, Sir KingMichael Nyman and 'The Tempest'2:04
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Wedding Tango (2004 Digital Remaster)Drowning By Numbers: Music From The Motion Picture (Remastered)3:59
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AbandoningFilm Music 1980 - 20013:31
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Little ImpulseThe Piano: Music From The Motion Picture2:12
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Bleached Jeans and Attitude: Here to ThereMcQueen2:58
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Nyman: String Quartet No.1 - fig. EMichael Nyman: String Quartets Nos.1-31:45
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Nyman: Prospero's Books (music from the film by Peter Greenaway) - Twelve years sinceProspero's Books - Music From The Film2:44
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EscapeFilm Music 1980 - 20013:37
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DarrenWonderland: Music From The Motion Picture2:32
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