The Michael Nyman Band

The Michael Nyman Band

Top Songs

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An Eye for Optical Theory
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Chasing Sheep Is Best Left to Shepherds
3
Prospero's Magic
4
O My Dear Papa
5
Profit & Loss

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Biography

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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