Composers

Michael Nyman

Michael Nyman
23.03.1944
Country:United Kingdom
Period:Minimalism

Biography

Michael Laurence Nyman, CBE (born 23 March 1944) is a British 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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Michael Nyman - War Work
Vocal and instrumental music
 
Michael Nyman - Mozart 252
Vocal and instrumental music
 
Michael Nyman - 8 Lust Songs
Vocal and instrumental music
 
Michael Nyman — Songbook (Ute Lemper)
Vocal and instrumental music
 
Michael Nyman - Live
Orchestral
 
Nyman - No Time in Eternity - Paulin Bundgen
Vocal and instrumental music