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Noises, Sounds & Sweet Airs

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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. [1]

44 relations: Abbey Road Studios, Abridgement, Andrew Findon, Argo Records, Argo Records (UK), Ariel (The Tempest), Brussels, Caen, Caliban, Calvados, Carrington (film), Catherine Bott, Character (arts), Choreography, Conducting, Contemporary classical music, Contralto, David Cunningham (musician), David Roach (saxophonist), Dominique Debart, Hérouville-Saint-Clair, Hilary Summers, Ian Bostridge, Karine Saporta, La Traversée de Paris (album), Liner notes, Michael Nyman, Michael Nyman Live, Minimal music, Miranda (The Tempest), Nigel Barr, Opéra-ballet, Opera, Orchestra, Peter Greenaway, Prospero's Books, Saxophone, Soprano, Sycorax, Tenor, The Tempest, The Very Best of Michael Nyman: Film Music 1980–2001, William Shakespeare, 1991 in music.

Abbey Road Studios

Abbey Road Studios (formerly known as EMI Recording Studios) is a recording studio at 3 Abbey Road, St John's Wood, City of Westminster, London, England.

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Abridgement

An abridgement (or abridgment) is a condensing or reduction of a book or other creative work into a shorter form while maintaining the unity of the source.

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Andrew Findon

Andrew (Andy) Findon is an English woodwind player.

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Argo Records

Argo Records was a record label in Chicago that was established in 1955 as a division of Chess Records.

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Argo Records (UK)

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.

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Ariel (The Tempest)

Ariel is a spirit who appears in William Shakespeare's play The Tempest.

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Brussels

Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.

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Caen

Caen (Norman: Kaem) is a commune in northwestern France.

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Caliban

Caliban, son of the witch Sycorax, is an important character in William Shakespeare's play The Tempest.

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Calvados

Calvados is an apple brandy from the Normandy region in France.

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Carrington (film)

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".

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Catherine Bott

Catherine Bott (born 11 September 1952) is a British soprano and a baroque specialist.

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Character (arts)

A character (sometimes known as a fictional character) is a person or other being in a narrative (such as a novel, play, television series, film, or video game).

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Choreography

Choreography is the art or practice of designing sequences of movements of physical bodies (or their depictions) in which motion, form, or both are specified.

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Conducting

Conducting is the art of directing a musical performance, such as an orchestral or choral concert.

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Contemporary classical music

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.

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Contralto

A contralto is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range is the lowest female voice type.

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David Cunningham (musician)

David Cunningham (born 20 December 1954) is an Irish composer and music producer.

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David Roach (saxophonist)

David Roach (born 1955, Darlington, Co. Durham, England) is a British saxophonist who released a solo single, "Emotional Jungle" in 1984.

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Dominique Debart

Dominique Debart (born 9 September 1950 in Saint-Louis (Sénégal)) is a French conductor, especially a choral conductor.

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Hérouville-Saint-Clair

Hérouville-Saint-Clair is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Hilary Summers

Hilary Summers is a Welsh dramatic contralto.

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Ian Bostridge

Ian Charles Bostridge CBE (born 25 December 1964) is an English tenor, well known for his performances as an opera and lieder singer.

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Karine Saporta

Karine Saporta (b. Grenoble, Isère, 1950) is a French choreographer, dancer, photographer, and short film director.

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La Traversée de Paris (album)

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.

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Liner notes

Liner notes (also sleeve notes or album notes) are the writings found on the sleeves of LP record albums and in booklets which come inserted into the compact disc jewel case or the equivalent packaging for vinyl records and cassettes.

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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.

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Michael Nyman Live

Live is a 1994 album by Michael Nyman and the Michael Nyman Band.

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Minimal music

Minimal music is a form of art music that employs limited or minimal musical materials.

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Miranda (The Tempest)

Miranda is one of the principal characters of William Shakespeare's The Tempest.

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Nigel Barr

Nigel Barr grew up as a member of the High Wycombe Salvation Army band.

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Opéra-ballet

Opéra-ballet (French; plural: opéras-ballets) is a genre of French Baroque lyric theatre that was most popular during the 18th century, combining elements of opera and ballet, "that grew out of the ballets à entrées of the early seventeenth century".

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Opera

Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers.

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Orchestra

An orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble typical of classical music, which mixes instruments from different families, including bowed string instruments such as violin, viola, cello and double bass, as well as brass, woodwinds, and percussion instruments, each grouped in sections.

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Peter Greenaway

Peter Greenaway, CBE (born 5 April 1942 in Newport, Wales) is a British film director, screenwriter, and artist.

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Prospero's Books

Prospero's Books is a 1991 British avant-garde film adaptation of William Shakespeare's The Tempest, written and directed by Peter Greenaway.

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Saxophone

The saxophone (also referred to as the sax) is a family of woodwind instruments.

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Soprano

A soprano is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types.

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Sycorax

Sycorax is an unseen character in William Shakespeare's play The Tempest (1611).

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Tenor

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.

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The Tempest

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.

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The Very Best of Michael Nyman: Film Music 1980–2001

The Very Best of Michael Nyman: Film Music 1980–2001 is a compilation album of film music by Michael Nyman, including three previously unreleased tracks (from Nelly's Version and Monsieur Hire) and one from the limited release, La Traversée de Paris.

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William Shakespeare

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.

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1991 in music

List of notable events in music that took place in the year 1991.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noises,_Sounds_%26_Sweet_Airs

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