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.
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The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover is the twelfth album release by Michael Nyman and the ninth to feature the Michael Nyman Band. The album includes the first commercially released recording of Nyman's composition "Memorial".
Live is a 1994 album by Michael Nyman and the Michael Nyman Band.It is Nyman's 24th release and the fifteenth with the Band. It is the first commercial live album by the band, which had previously performed live on the magazine release, 'The Masterwork' Award Winning Fish-Knife.
The album credit is to "The Michael Nyman Band and Orchestra". Associated acts. The group has largely been superseded by the Michael Nyman Orchestra. Such soundtrack albums as Practical Magic, Ravenous, The End of the Affair, The Claim, and The Libertine are credited to this group, first implied on that 1994 album. While the former two titles ...
Michael Nyman, Composer: The Piano. Michael Nyman studied piano, harpsichord and music history with Alan Bush at the Royal Academy of Music, and musicology with Thurston Dart at King's College, London. Between 1968 and 1978 he worked as a music critic and in 1977 he founded the Campiello Band, later renamed the Michael Nyman Band. Many of his filmscores were composed for the films ...
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The Michael Nyman Band celebrate their 40th birthday throughout 2017; performing at many events and festivals.. Programmes will includes music from The Draughtsman’s Contract, Drowning By Numbers, Prospero’s Books and Memorial (the stunning climax to The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover), as well as Bird List Song from Peter Greenaway’s early experimental film The Falls, and ...
Mike Nyman, Actor: Reverse Heaven. Mike Nyman (aka Michael Robert Nyman or Michael Nyman) has been an actor since the age of twenty-two. The athletic Long Beach, Ca. native is familiar with all aspects of acting...film, television, theatre, improv, background work, producing, directing, and casting. In his acting he ranges from handsome leading man to extreme character actor. He ...
Michael Nyman is the third album release by Michael Nyman and the second with the Michael Nyman Band, having previously contributed tracks to new music compilations. Most of the music was material from early films by Peter Greenaway such as "Bird List Song" from The Falls, sung by Lucie Skeaping, and music from Act of God and Tree.
Molly Nyman has composed numerous film scores, mostly in collaboration with Harry Escott. She is the elder daughter of composer Michael Nyman, and appeared in Peter Greenaway's The Falls, as did her mother, Aet Nyman. Nyman was awarded the Women's International Film & Television Showcase 2014 Sound Award in recognition of her work as a composer.