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'The Masterwork' Award Winning Fish-Knife is a 1979 performance sculpture by Paul Richards and Bruce McLean with music by Michael Nyman.
A Zed & Two Noughts is a 1985 film written and directed by Peter Greenaway.
The terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 78, 45, and 33 1/3 rpm phonograph records, or cassettes, whether singles, extended plays (EPs), or long-playing (LP) records.
After Extra Time is a 1996 album by Michael Nyman with the Michael Nyman Band containing three tributes to Nyman's fandom of Association football: After Extra Time, the soundtrack to The Final Score, and Memorial.
An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.
Alexander Bălănescu (born 11 June 1954) is a Romanian violinist, and founder of the Balanescu Quartet.
The alto flute is a type of Western concert flute, a musical instrument in the woodwind family.
The alto saxophone, also referred to as the alto sax, is a member of the saxophone family of woodwind instruments invented by Belgian instrument designer Adolphe Sax in the 1840s, and patented in 1846.
And Do They Do/Zoo Caprices is the eighth album released by Michael Nyman and the fifth featuring the Michael Nyman Band.
Andrew (Andy) Findon is an English woodwind player.
Andrew Shulman (born 1960 in London, England) is an English cellist, conductor and composer.
Ann Morfee, sometimes credited as "Anne Morphee", "Ann Morphy", or similar variants, is co-founder of Opus 20 and was a member of the Michael Nyman Band from1992 to 2002.
, also known as The Diary of Anne Frank, is a 1995 Japanese anime film based on Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl.
For the American label, see Argo Records Argo Records was a record label founded by Harley Usill and Cyril Clarke in 1951 with the intention of recording "British music played by British artists", but it became a company specialising in spoken word and other non-commercial material.
An art song is a vocal music composition, usually written for one voice with piano accompaniment, and usually in the classical art music tradition.
À la folie ("To Madness") (6 Days, 6 Nights) is a 1994 French drama film by Diane Kurys with music by Michael Nyman.
The Balanescu Quartet is a string quartet founded in 1987 by Alexander Bălănescu that achieved fame through the release of several complex cover versions of songs by German experimental electronic music band Kraftwerk on their album Possessed.
The banjo is a four-, five- or six-stringed instrument with a thin membrane stretched over a frame or cavity as a resonator, called the head.
A baritone is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range lies between the bass and the tenor voice types.
The baritone saxophone or "bari sax" is one of the largest members of the saxophone family, only being smaller than the bass, contrabass and subcontrabass saxophones.
Barry John Guy (born 22 April 1947, in London) is a British composer and double bass player.
The bass clarinet is a musical instrument of the clarinet family.
The bass flute is the tenor member of the flute family.
The bassoon is a woodwind instrument in the double reed family that typically plays music written in the bass and tenor clefs, and occasionally the treble.
Beverley Davison is a British violin virtuoso, currently fronting an act she founded called Classical Cabaret: Hot Strings (ensemble) or "Classical Cabaret Duo" (solo with piano).
William Campbell Rough Bryden CBE (born 12 April 1942 in Greenock, Scotland) is a British stage- and film director and screenwriter.
A boy soprano is a young male singer with an unchanged voice in the soprano range.
Carlo Osvaldo Goldoni (25 February 1707 – 6 February 1793) was an Italian playwright and librettist from the Republic of Venice.
Caroline Records is an American record label that started as a subsidiary of Richard Branson's Virgin Records America during the early to mid-1970s.
Carrington is a 1995 British biographical film written and directed by Christopher Hampton about the life of the English painter Dora Carrington (1893–1932), who was known simply as "Carrington".
Chris Laurence was born in London and studied at the Guildhall School of Music.
Clare Elizabeth Connors (born May 1974) is a Hawaii attorney in private practice and is a former nominee to be a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii.
The clarinet is a musical-instrument family belonging to the group known as the woodwind instruments.
A concert film or concert movie, is a type of documentary film, the subject of which is an extended live performance or concert by either a musician or a stand-up comedian.
The concerto grosso (Italian for big concert(o), plural concerti grossi) is a form of baroque music in which the musical material is passed between a small group of soloists (the concertino) and full orchestra (the ripieno or concerto grosso).
Contemporary classical music can be understood as belonging to the period that started in the mid-1970s to early 1990s, which includes modernist, postmodern, neoromantic, and pluralist music.
A contralto is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range is the lowest female voice type.
Dagmar Krause (born 4 June 1950) is a German singer, best known for her work with avant-rock groups including Slapp Happy, Henry Cow, and Art Bears.
Damon Albarn (born 23 March 1968) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, composer and record producer.
David Lee (or Dave Lee) is currently solo horn with the Michael Nyman Band.
David Allan Stewart (born 9 September 1952) is an English musician, songwriter and record producer, best known for Eurythmics, his successful professional partnership with Annie Lennox.
David Arch, better known as Dave Arch, is a pianist, conductor, arranger and composer with a prolific career covering albums, films and commercials, television and live performances.
David Cunningham (born 20 December 1954) is an Irish composer and music producer.
David Roach (born 1955, Darlington, Co. Durham, England) is a British saxophonist who released a solo single, "Emotional Jungle" in 1984.
David Toop (born 5 May 1949) is an English musician, author, and professor and chair of audio culture and improvisation at the London College of Communication.
Deborah Ann Conway, (born 8 August 1959) is an Australian rock singer-songwriter and guitarist, and had a career as a model and actress.
Don Giovanni (K. 527; complete title: Il dissoluto punito, ossia il Don Giovanni, literally The Rake Punished, namely Don Giovanni or The Libertine Punished) is an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Italian libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte.
Drowning by Numbers is a 1988 British-Dutch film directed by Peter Greenaway.
E.G. Records was a British artist management company and independent record label, mostly active during the 1970s and 1980s.
EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.
The euphonium is a large, conical-bore, baritone-voiced brass instrument that derives its name from the Ancient Greek word εὔφωνος euphōnos, meaning "well-sounding" or "sweet-voiced" (εὖ eu means "well" or "good" and φωνή phōnē means "sound", hence "of good sound").
Evan Shaw Parker (born 5 April 1944) is a British saxophone player who plays free jazz.
Facing Goya (2000) is an opera in four acts by Michael Nyman on a libretto by Victoria Hardie.
A film score (also sometimes called background score, background music, film soundtrack, film music, or incidental music) is original music written specifically to accompany a film.
The flugelhorn (—also spelled fluegelhorn, flugel horn, or Flügelhorn—from German, wing horn, or flank horn) is a brass instrument pitched in B which resembles a trumpet, but has a wider, conical bore.
The flute is a family of musical instruments in the woodwind group.
The French horn (since the 1930s known simply as the "horn" in some professional music circles) is a brass instrument made of tubing wrapped into a coil with a flared bell.
Gabrielle Lester (also known as Gaby Lester) is an English classical violinist and orchestra leader.
Georgina Emma Mary Born, is a British academic, anthropologist and musician.
Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (9 or 10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) was an Italian opera composer.
Graham Ashton is a British-born naturalized American trumpeter and composer for brass.
A greatest hits album, sometimes called a "best of" album or a catalog album, is a compilation of songs by a particular artist or band.
A harpsichord is a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard which activates a row of levers that in turn trigger a mechanism that plucks one or more strings with a small plectrum.
Hilary Summers is a Welsh dramatic contralto.
Il campiello (The Little Square) is an opera in three acts by Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari.
James Woodrow is a guitarist, active primarily in classical, contemporary classical music and jazz fields, and equally adept on classical and electric guitar.
James Robert Talbot (born 23 April 1960 in London) is an English jazz alto saxophonist.
John Greaves (born 23 February 1950) is a British bass guitarist and composer, best known as a member of Henry Cow and his collaborative albums with Peter Blegvad.
John Harle (born 20 September 1956, Newcastle upon Tyne, England) is an English saxophonist, composer, educator and record producer.
John Metcalfe (born Wellington, New Zealand) is a British-based composer, arranger and violist, member of the Duke Quartet and a former member of the band the Durutti Column.
Jonathan Carney is a violinist, violist, and conductor noted for his interpretations of Luciano Berio, Michael Nyman, Max Bruch, Johannes Brahms, Jean Sibelius, Felix Mendelssohn, John Cage, Bruno Maderna, Pablo Sarasate, Fritz Kreisler, Krzysztof Penderecki, Paul Hindemith, Philip Glass, Toru Takemitsu, and Antonio Vivaldi.
Kurzweil is a surname.
La Sept was a French television broadcaster and production company created on 23 February 1986 to develop cultural and educational programming for transmission via the TDF 1 satellite.
La Traversée de Paris (The Crossing of Paris) is an album by the Michael Nyman Band featuring music composed by Michael Nyman for an audio-visual exhibition of the same name which took place at the Grande Arche de la Défense from July to December 1989 to celebrate the bicentennial of the French Revolution.
Laúd ("lute") is a plectrum-plucked chordophone from Spain, played also in diaspora countries such as Cuba and the Philippines.
"London Pride" is a patriotic song written and composed by Noël Coward during the Blitz in World War II.
London Saxophonic is a saxophone ensemble (with piano, bass guitar, and percussion) begun by Gareth Brady, Will Gregory and Simon Haram, while they were studying at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
London Voices is a London-based choral ensemble founded by Terry Edwards in 1973.
Love Counts is a 2005 opera in two acts by Michael Nyman to a libretto by Michael Hastings.
Madeleine Louise Mitchell MMus, ARCM, GRSM, FRSA is a British violinist who has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in over forty countries.
Malcolm Alan Bennett (21 September 1958 – 1 March 2015) was a British poet and author.
Man and Boy: Dada is a 2003 opera by Michael Nyman on a libretto by Michael Hastings.
A mandolin (mandolino; literally "small mandola") is a stringed musical instrument in the lute family and is usually plucked with a plectrum or "pick".
Marie Angel (b. Pinnaroo, South Australia, Australia, 3 June 1953) is an Australian-born opera singer.
Mayumi Seiler (born November 14, 1963) is a Canadian-Austrian violinist born in Osaka, Japan, to Japanese/German parentage.
Melinda Maxwell (born London, 1953) is an English oboist and composer.
A mezzo-soprano or mezzo (meaning "half soprano") is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range lies between the soprano and the contralto voice types.
MGV, or Musique à Grande Vitesse (High-Speed Music) is a 1993 musical composition by English composer Michael Nyman.
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.
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.
The Michael Nyman Band, formerly known as the Campiello Band, is a group formed as a street band for a 1976 production of Carlo Goldoni's 1756 play, Il Campiello directed by Bill Bryden at the Old Vic.
Live is a 1994 album by Michael Nyman and the Michael Nyman Band.
The Michael Nyman Orchestra is a group that expands on the Michael Nyman Band for specific album work, often for movie soundtracks.
Michael Thompson (born 4 January 1954) is a British horn player.
Minimal music is a form of art music that employs limited or minimal musical materials.
Modern dance is a broad genre of western concert or theatrical dance, primarily arising out of Germany and the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Mozart 252 is a 2008 album by Michael Nyman (his 58th release) with the Michael Nyman Band, Hilary Summers, and Andrew Slater, celebrating the 250th anniversary of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's birth.
The Munich Philharmonic (Münchner Philharmoniker) is a German symphony orchestra located in the city of Munich.
Nicholas Barr FRSA is a British economist, currently serving as professor of public economics at the London School of Economics (LSE).
Nigel Barr grew up as a member of the High Wycombe Salvation Army band.
Noises, Sounds & Sweet Airs is a 1991 opera by Michael Nyman that began as an opera-ballet titled La Princesse de Milan choreographed by Karine Saporta.
Oboes are a family of double reed woodwind instruments.
Omar Ebrahim (born 6 September 1956 in Greasbrough, Rotherham, West Riding of Yorkshire) is an English baritone vocalist and actor.
Paul McGrath (born 14 May 1964) is a British conductor and television personality best known for his involvement with prominent contemporary composers such as Jonathan Dove, Julian Grant, Michael Nyman and Judith Weir and for his role as a mentor in the BBC series A Maestro at the Opera.
Peter Brötzmann (born 6 March 1941) is a German artist, free jazz saxophonist, and clarinetist.
Peter Greenaway, CBE (born 5 April 1942 in Newport, Wales) is a British film director, screenwriter, and artist.
The piccolo (Italian for "small", but named ottavino in Italy) is a half-size flute, and a member of the woodwind family of musical instruments.
The smallest of the trumpet family is the piccolo trumpet, pitched one octave higher than the standard B trumpet.
Practical Magic is a 1998 American romantic comedy film based on the 1995 novel of the same name by Alice Hoffman.
Prospero's Books is a 1991 British avant-garde film adaptation of William Shakespeare's The Tempest, written and directed by Peter Greenaway.
The kanun, ganoun or kanoon (qānūn;kanonaki; קָנוֹן, qanon; fa, qānūn; kanun; k’anon; qanun) is a string instrument played either solo, or more often as part of an ensemble, in much of the Middle East, Maghreb, West Africa, Central Asia, and southeastern regions of Europe.
Rachel Browne (born Ray Minkoff; November 6, 1934 – June 9, 2012) was a dancer, teacher and choreographer based in Winnipeg.
Ravenous is a 1999 Western black comedy horror-suspense film directed by Antonia Bird and starring Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle, Jeffrey Jones and David Arquette.
The rebec (sometimes rebecha, rebeckha, and other spellings, pronounced or) is a bowed stringed instrument of the Medieval era and the early Renaissance era.
The recorder is a woodwind musical instrument in the group known as internal duct flutes—flutes with a whistle mouthpiece.
Richard Watkins, born in 1962, is a horn player.
Robert Worby is a London-based composer, sound artist, writer and broadcaster.
Ruth B. Phillips is a Canadian art historian and curator who specializes in North American aboriginal art.
A sackbut is a type of trombone from the Renaissance and Baroque eras, characterised by a telescopic slide that is used to vary the length of the tube to change pitch.
Sangam: Michael Nyman Meets Indian Masters is the 46th album by Michael Nyman.
Sarah Leonard (born 10 April 1953) is an English classical soprano, known for her performances of contemporary classical music by composers such as Helmut Lachenmann, Harrison Birtwistle, Pierre Boulez and Michael Nyman.
The shawm (/ʃɔːm/) is a conical bore, double-reed woodwind instrument made in Europe from the 12th century to the present day.
Six Celan Songs • The Ballad of Kastriot Rexhepi is the 54th album release by Michael Nyman, who not only composed but also conducted both the works on the album.
A soprano is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types.
The soprano saxophone is a higher-register variety of the saxophone, a woodwind instrument, invented in the 1840s.
Steve Sidwell is an English arranger and composer.
A string quartet is a musical ensemble of four string players – two violin players, a viola player and a cellist – or a piece written to be performed by such a group.
String Quartets 2, 3 & 4/If & Why is an album by Simon Haram, The Lyric Quartet, and members of The Michael Nyman Band, featuring music by Michael Nyman.
The tabla is a membranophone percussion instrument originating from the Indian subcontinent, consisting of a pair of drums, used in traditional, classical, popular and folk music.
The tambourine is a musical instrument in the percussion family consisting of a frame, often of wood or plastic, with pairs of small metal jingles, called "zils".
Tango is a style of music in 4 time that originated among European immigrant populations of Argentina and Uruguay (collectively, the "Rioplatenses").
Tenor is a type of classical male singing voice, whose vocal range is normally the highest male voice type, which lies between the baritone and countertenor voice types.
The Tenor saxophone is a medium-sized member of the saxophone family, a group of instruments invented by Adolphe Sax in the 1840s.
Terry Edwards (born 10 August 1960) is an English musician who plays trumpet, flugelhorn, saxophones, guitar and keyboards.
The TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse, "high-speed train") is France's intercity high-speed rail service, operated by the SNCF, the state-owned national rail operator.
The Actors is a 2003 film written and directed by Conor McPherson and starring Dylan Moran and Michael Caine.
The Claim is a 2000 British-Canadian Western romance film directed by Michael Winterbottom and starring Peter Mullan, Wes Bentley, Sarah Polley, Nastassja Kinski and Milla Jovovich.
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The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover is a 1989 crime drama film written and directed by Peter Greenaway, starring Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren, and Alan Howard in the titular roles.
The Draughtsman's Contract is a 1982 British film written and directed by Peter Greenaway – his first conventional feature film (following the feature-length mockumentary The Falls).
The End of the Affair is a 1999 drama film directed by Neil Jordan and starring Ralph Fiennes, Julianne Moore and Stephen Rea.
The Essential Michael Nyman Band is a studio album featuring a collection of music by Michael Nyman written for the films of Peter Greenaway and newly performed by the Michael Nyman Band.
The Hairdresser's Husband (Le Mari de la coiffeuse), a 1990 French film written by Patrice Leconte and Claude Klotz, and directed by Leconte.
The Kiss and Other Movements is the sixth album release by Michael Nyman, and the fifth recording (fourth full album) with the Michael Nyman Band.
The Libertine is a 2004 British-Australian drama film, the first film directed by Laurence Dunmore.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (or Tristram Shandy) is a novel by Laurence Sterne.
The Michael Nyman Songbook is a collection of art songs by Michael Nyman based on texts by Paul Celan, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, William Shakespeare and Arthur Rimbaud.
The Ogre (Der Unhold) is a 1996 French-German drama film directed by Volker Schlöndorff and starring John Malkovich, Gottfried John, Marianne Sägebrecht, Volker Spengler, Heino Ferch, Dieter Laser and Armin Mueller-Stahl.
The Old Vic is a 1,000-seat, not-for-profit producing theatre, located just south-east of Waterloo station on the corner of the Cut and Waterloo Road in Lambeth, London, England.
The Piano is a 1993 New Zealand drama film about a mute piano player and her daughter, set during the mid-19th century in a rainy, muddy frontier backwater town on the west coast of New Zealand.
The Suit and the Photograph is a 1998 album by Michael Nyman with the Michael Nyman Band, recorded in 1995.
The Tempest is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1610–1611, and thought by many critics to be the last play that Shakespeare wrote alone.
Anthony "Tony" Hinnigan is a musician from Glasgow.
The track on a railway or railroad, also known as the permanent way, is the structure consisting of the rails, fasteners, railroad ties (sleepers, British English) and ballast (or slab track), plus the underlying subgrade.
The tuba is the largest and lowest-pitched musical instrument in the brass family.
Twentieth-Century Blues: The Songs of Noël Coward is a 1998 Noël Coward tribute album curated by Neil Tennant, who invited prominent artists of the day to reinterpret Noël Coward’s songs for the late 20th century.
There are many different types of trombone.
Uppalapu Srinivas (28 February 1969 – 19 September 2014) was an Indian mandolin player in Carnatic classical music and composer.
Ute Lemper (born 4 July 1963) is a German singer and actress renowned for her interpretation of the work of Kurt Weill.
The viola is a string instrument that is bowed or played with varying techniques.
Virgin Records Ltd. was a British record label founded by entrepreneurs Richard Branson, Simon Draper, Nik Powell, and musician Tom Newman in 1972.
Volker Schlöndorff (born 31 March 1939) is a German filmmaker who has worked in Germany, France and the United States.
The Wagner tuba is an infrequently-used brass instrument that combines tonal elements of both the French horn and the trombone.
William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
Wonderland is a 1999 drama film about the lives of a London couple, their three adult daughters and absent son.
8 Lust Songs: I Sonetti Lussuriosi is a setting by Michael Nyman of 8 pieces of a collection of erotic poetry from Pietro Aretino’s I Sonetti Lussuriosi.