Michael Nyman

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Albums:

Nyman: The Heart Asks Pleasure First & The Sa…

The Heart Asks Pleasure First (From The Origi…

Departure For Solo Piano (From The Original S…

Aria

Minimal Piano Collection
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Biography:
Genres: Classical/Opera, Soundtracks

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 pi... Continue Bio >>

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