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The Heart Asks Pleasure First/The Promise
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Big My Secret
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All Imperfect Things
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Trysting Fields (2004 Digital Remaster)
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Knowing The Ropes (2004 Digital Remaster)

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Celebrated for his modular, repetitive style, minimalist composer Michael Nyman was among experimental music's most high-profile proponents, best known in connection with his film scores for director Peter Greenaway. Born in London on March 23, 1944, he studied at the Royal Academy of Music and King's College, London, under communist composer Alan Bush and Thurston Dart, a musicologist specializing in the English Baroque. Under Dart's tutelage, Nyman was introduced to 16th- and ... Read more

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