|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: Strong On Oaks, Strong On The Causes Of Oaks|This work was written by Michael Nyman towards the end of 1997, commissioned by the English Sinfonia to celebrate the orchestra's taking up residence in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. The first performance was given by the English Sinfonia under Bramwell Toevy at the Royal Festival Hall, London, on 14 April 1998.Voir couverture
Duration c. 17mins.
Instrumentation:; 2 FLUTES; 2 OBOES; 2 CLARINETS IN Bb; 2 BASSOONS; 2 HORNS IN F; 2 TRUMPETS IN Bb; TIMPANI; STRINGS42.85 EUR - Voir plus - Acheter
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: Facing Goya (Libretto)|Facing Goya is an opera. The work is driven by music, by imagery and by drama. There is narrative, there are characters and there is dialogue. Things happen through action and interaction. But this is not an opera in the conventional 18th or 19th century sense of the term. The narrative has a linearity - the hunt for Goya's skull - yet the action leaps from location to location, zigzagging through three centuries. The characters do not drive the narrative through interpersonal relationships, projecting their personalities and steering a plot; rather they are vehicles for the delivery of facts, bombarding the listener with information about people, ideas and history. Long dead scientists and their discredited knowledge, political theorists with dangerous schemes and artists, particularly Goya, with vision, images and insight into the human condition are all woven into the fabric. Contemporary science, genetics, DNA and human cloning are also included in the story. The meaning in the work is generated by the fundamental elements of opera - music, imagery and drama - but it is the music that unifies everything and binds together the whole.
The essence of Facing Goya is divulged through manifestations of revelation. Some of these revelations are fanciful or dangerously misguided: the disclosure of falsehoods in 19th Century science with its prevalent ideas that the exterior could reveal the interior. That the size of the brain, the angle of the face or the shape of the ear was an indication of the character, personality or ability of the individual. Some manifestations are profound: the dangers of totalitarianism, of the state attempting to control the nature and value of art; the dangers of huge, multinational corporations attempting to control scientific discoveries, to patent individual genes and to clone personality, talent or human spirit. Some revelations are purely factual: the opera begins by declaring that Goya's skull was found to be missing when his coffin was opened at the cemetery of Chartreuse, in Bordeaux, in 1878.
The music is also revelatory in that it is open and accessible. The compositional methodology is not obscured by an opaque, modernist system invisible and inaudible to the listener. The overall musical form is episodic. Discrete, self-contained units flow sequentially with some occasional thematic reoccurrence in separated episodes. Melodies and harmonies sporadically reappear within a grand, mosaic like scheme, constructed from blocks of musical material that are laid end to end utilizing a multi-faceted, crystalline logic - a logic that defies any straight-through, developmental thread.
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|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: Waltz In F (Parts)|
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: The Ballad Of Kastriot Rexhepi For Soprano And String Quartet (Score And Parts)| The Ballad of Kastriot Rexhepi was commissioned by the Santa Monica Museum of Arts as an original score for the installation The Ballad of Kastriot Rexhepi by Mary
Kelly. The words are used/reproduced by permission of Mary Kelly.
The first performance was given by Sarah Leonard (soprano), with Gaby Lester and Cathy Thompson (violins), Kate Musker (viola) and Tony Hinnigan (cello) on 11 December 2001 at the Santa Monica Museum of Arts.25.95 EUR - Voir plus - Acheter
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: Ariel Songs (From Prospero's Books) Version 1|
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: To Morrow|Scored for Soprano and Organ. This work was commissioned by the Bath Festival Trust, and first performed in 1994 as part of the Bath International Music Festival.7.15 EUR - Voir plus - AcheterVoir couverture
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: The Piano Sings (Parts) Soprano Saxophone And String Quartet|
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: The Piano Concerto In Full Score|Concerto pour piano et petit orchestre, entièrement basé sur des morceaux sélectionnés à partir de la BO du film 'La Leçon de Piano'. Commandé par le Festival de Lille, il fut composé au printemps 1993 et interprété pour la première fois par Kathryn Stott avec l'Orchestre National de Lille sous la direction de Jean-Claude Casadesus, le 26 Spetembre 1993.45.45 EUR - Voir plus - AcheterVoir couverture
|Musicroom||Nyman: I Am An Unusual Thing (Score)|A song composed for Letters, Riddles and Writs directed by Jeremy Newson in 1990/1. Devised for the Artifax/BBC 'NOT MOZART' series commemorating the bicentenary of Mozart's death, the film takes as song texts extracts from Mozart's letters and a set of riddles he wrote and distributed in Vienna during the 1787 Carnival. This song combines one such riddle with a remark Mozart made about his professional prospects shortly before his death, and is based entirely on extracts from two of his Haydn quarters.11.65 EUR - Voir plus - AcheterVoir couverture
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: String Quartet No. 3 Score|String Quartet No.3 was written for, and first performed by the Balanescu Quartet, February 1990 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London. Duration 16 minutes. Instrumental parts are available on sale.Voir couverture
Quoting composer: In the summer of 1989 I composed a choral work, Out of the Ruins, for Agnieszka Piotrowska's BBC2 documentary which dealt with the physical and emotional responses of some inhabitants of Leninakhan to the earthquake which devastated Armenia the previous December. When he heard the recording of the work that I made with the Holy Echmiadzin Chorus under the fervent conducting of Khoren Meykhanejian, Alex Balanescu suggested turning Out of the Ruins into a string quartet. There seemed no reason or opportunity to do this until I felt the need to add to the intensity of my experiences in Armenia the no less profound experience of witnessing the images of the Romanian revolution on television during the later part of December 1989.
The compositional procedure was as follows: to take Out of the Ruins as a template on which the Romanian vocal or instrumental music would be superimposed, quite often stretched into new intervallic shapes though the demands of the completely performed harmonic structure.19.45 EUR - Voir plus - Acheter
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: I'll Stake My Cremona To A Jew's Trump (Score)|Work commissioned by Alexander Balanescu and Elisabeth Perry for electronically modified Violin and Viola with simultaneous singing.12.95 EUR - Voir plus - Acheter
|Note4Piano||Nyman, Michael: The Promise Michael Nyman Solo Piano|Pour piano solo. Musique telle qu'entendue dans les publicités pour la banque Lloyds TSB et dans le film aux multi-récompenses La Leçon de Piano. / Musiques de films & comédies musicales / Feuillet / 8.00 EUR - Voir plus - AcheterVoir couverture
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|Di-Arezzo||Michael Nyman: The Piano Collection|Piano solo - Songbook / 96pp, 2005, English / Contenu : All Imperfect Things Voir ; Big My Secret ; Candlefire Voir ; Chasing Sheep Is Best Left To Shepherds ; Chatterbox Waltz Voir ; Diary Of Love Voir ; Franklyn ; Goodbye Moortie Voir ; Here To There ; If ; Jack ; Lost And Found ; Odessa Beach Voir ; Sheep 'N' Tides ; Silver-fingered Fling ; The Attraction Of The Pedalling Ankle ; The Departure ; The Embrace ; The Exchange Voir ; The Heart Asks Pleasure First ; The Moon That Passes Through You ; The Morrow Voir ; Time Lapse ; Why ?33.00 EUR - Voir plus - AcheterVoir couverture
|Note4Piano||Michael Nyman : The Piano Collection
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: The Piano Collection|Nyman is one of the most commercially successful composers of the 20th century and his music has struck a chord with audiences the world over. His award-winning scores have graced countless significant films including The Piano, Detroit: Ruin Of A City and Gattaca.
This special collection of Nyman's Piano music includes previously umpublished works from Nyman's 2005 CD The Piano Sings. All works have been transcribed and restored to solo Piano arrangements, offering his most successful and best-loved pieces in one superb volume.26.05 EUR - Voir plus - AcheterVoir couverture
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|Di-Arezzo||Revisiting The Piano (Nyman, Michael)|Piano - Score / 24pp / Available for the first time for solo piano : four arrangements from the soundtrack plus the two favourite themes from the award-winning film by Jane Campion18.20 EUR - Voir plus - AcheterVoir couverture
|Di-Arezzo||Wonderland (Nyman, Michael)|
|Note4Piano||Three Pieces for Solo Harpsidchord (Nyman, Michael)|
|Note4Piano||Revisiting The Piano (Nyman, Michael)|
|Note4Piano||Film Music for Solo Piano (Nyman, Michael)|L'une des meilleurs sélection de pièces et arrangements des plus belles musiques de film de Michael Nyman, arrangés pour le Piano. / [Film Music for Solo Piano] / Musiques de films & comédies musicales / Partition / 19.00 EUR - Voir plus - AcheterVoir couverture
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: The Piano|
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|Musicroom||Nyman: Drowning By Numbers (Study Score)|Drowning By Numbers, arranged by the composer from his sound-track for the film by Peter Greenaway for Violin, Viola, and Chamber Orchestra. This work was commissioned by the London Mozart Players, and first performed December 1998 at the Warwick Arts Centre. Duration 20 minutes. Full Score and parts are available on hire from the publishers. Instrumentation: Solo Violin, Solo Viola, 2 Flutes, Oboe, Cor Anglais, 2 B Flat Clarinets, 2 Bassoons, 2 Horns in F, 2 Trumpets in C, Bass Trombone, Piano, Strings (22.214.171.124.2).36.35 EUR - Voir plus - AcheterVoir couverture
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: The Promise|Pour piano solo. Musique telle qu'entendue dans les publicités pour la banque Lloyds TSB et dans le film aux multi-récompenses La Leçon de Piano.
5.20 EUR - Voir plus - AcheterVoir couverture
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: Revisiting The Piano|Disponible pour la première fois en piano solo; quatre arrangements de la bande originale et les deux thèmes marquant du film de Jane Champion.12.95 EUR - Voir plus - AcheterVoir couverture
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|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: On The Fiddle For Violin And Piano|On The Fiddle consists of three pieces derived from scores to three Peter Greenaway films. The first piece Full Fathom Five, is a version of the Shakespeare song setting made for Prospero's Books (1990). The second 'Angelfish Decay', is an arrangement of an arrangement: the music for the speeded up time lapse decaying animal sequences in A Zed And Two Noughts (1985) was written for two violins and a harpsichord. This was subsequently 'reduced' to a violin solo for Zoo Caprices (1986). For 'On The Fiddle' a piano part has been added. The final piece 'Miserere Paraphrase', was written for use in The Cook, The Thief, His Wife And Her Lover (1989), and is a transcription of Nyman's setting of the 'Miserere' text (Psalm 51) sung in the film by a boy soprano and mixed chorus. First performed on 27 August 1993. Duration c.15 mins. Score and part included.
23.35 EUR - Voir plus - Acheter
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: Zoo Caprices For Solo Violin|A transcription of a work for small orchestra (the score for Peter Greenaway's film A Zed & Two Noughts) scored for solo violin. Composed and first performed in Paris in 1986. Edited by Alexander Balanescu. 12.95 EUR - Voir plus - AcheterVoir couverture
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|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: Yamamoto Perpetuo for Solo Violin|Yamamoto Perpetuo was composed in 1993 at the request of Yohji Yamamoto to accompany his fashion show in Paris. Written with Alexander Balanescu in mind it became a virtuoso work in twelve movements. It subsequently became in its entirety the first violin part of Michael Nyman's String QuartetNo.4. 23.35 EUR - Voir plus - AcheterVoir couverture
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: Time Will Pronounce For Violin, Cello And Piano|
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: Wonderland (Solo Piano)|
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: String Quartet No. 1 Score|String Quartet No.1 is dedicated to the memory of Thurston Dart. It was commissioned by the Arditti Quartet and first performed by them on 23 September 1985, Warsaw. Duration 26 minutes. Instrumental parts are available on sale.23.35 EUR - Voir plus - Acheter
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: Songs For Tony|
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: For John Cage Brass Ensemble|Score for this piece, which was comissioned by London Brass and first performed in 1992. Parts are available on hire or special order. Duration 15 minutes.12.95 EUR - Voir plus - Acheter
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: Six Celan Songs For Low Female Voice And Piano|Un cycle des arrangements des poésies par Paul Celan, écrits en 1990 pour Ute Lemper. Version piano et voix écrite en 1997 sur demande de Hilary Summers.32.45 EUR - Voir plus - AcheterVoir couverture
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat Chamber Opera (Vocal Score)|Chamber Opera. Libretto by Oliver Sacks, Christopher Rawlence and Michael Morris after The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks. First performed on 27 October 1986. Duration 1hr 10 minutes. A full score is available for hire or purchase, performance material is available for hire. Scored for Soprano, Tenor, Baritone, Harp, Piano, 2 Violins, Viola, 2 Cellos. 45.45 EUR - Voir plus - AcheterVoir couverture
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: Three Pieces For Solo Harpsichord|Ces trois morceaux solos de clavecin sont une collection de compositions récentes, chacune avec un thème et une idée individuels. Le premier, The convertibility of Lute Strings, a été exécuté la première fois à la salle de Purcell, Londres en 1992. La seconde, Tango for Tim a été écrite dans la mémoire d'un ami et d'un compositeur Tim Souster, et a été composée et exécutée pour la première fois en 1994. Le troisième morceau, Elisabeth Gets Her Way, est une version prolongée de la cadence qu' Elisabeth Chojnacka a persuadé Michael Nyman d'ajouter à son concert de clavecin, qui inclut le matériel des deux premiers morceaux dans cet album.23.35 EUR - Voir plus - AcheterVoir couverture
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: Viola And Piano|Viola and Piano was commissioned by the Wigmore Hall for first performance during the 1995 International Hindermith Viola Festival. The first performance was given by Kim Kashkashian and Peter Nagy, London 1995. Duration 10 minutes. Score and separate viola part included.
23.35 EUR - Voir plus - AcheterVoir couverture
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|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: Shaping The Curve|
|Musicroom||Michael Nyman: Film Music For Solo Piano|Une sélection de morceaux et arrangements des plus belles musiques de film de Michael Nyman. La musique de Draughtsman's Contract, Drowing By Number, Carrington et The Piano sont inclues.12.95 EUR - Voir plus - AcheterVoir couverture
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|Di-Arezzo||Michael Nyman: The Piano (La leçon de piano)|Original compositions for solo piano from the award winning film by Jane Campion.
Big My Secret - The Mood That Passes Through You - Silver-Fingered Fling - Deep Sleep Playing - The Attraction Of The Pedalling Ankle - The Heart Asks Pleasure First The Promise / The Sacrifice)
Book Only PF 24pp. Movie
18.20 EUR - Voir plus - AcheterVoir couverture
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