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Michael Nyman – Classic Album Selection

Terry Lane - Sunday 12.01.14, 14:28pm

Michael Nyman Classic Album Selection

Michael Nyman Classic Album Selection

Michael Nyman published an influential book in 1974 on experimental music called Experimental Music: Cage and Beyond. John Cage and other avant garde and experimental composers had a significant influence on Michael Nyman who is best known as a composer in his own right.  He released his self-titled debut album in 1981. But is best known for his beautiful film scores.

As part of the on-going Classic Album Selection series, Universal have released Michael Nyman Classic Albums containing five exceptional original soundtracks for director Peter Greenaway’s The Draughtsman’s Contract (1982), Drowning By Numbers (1988), and The Cook The Thief His Wife & Her Lover (1989), director Jane Campion’s The Piano (1993), and director Michael Winterbottom’s Wonderland (1999).

MICHAEL NYMANCLASSIC ALBUM SELECTION
1.  THE DRAUGHTSMAN’S CONTRACT
2.  DROWNING BY NUMBERS
3.  THE COOK,THE THIEF, HIS WIFE AND HER LOVER
4.  THE PIANO
5.  WONDERLAND

Michael Nyman is one of seven new titles to be released as part of the Classic Albums series. Others include:

SIMPLE MINDS
1.  SPARKLE IN THE RAIN
2.  ONCE UPON A TIME
3.  REAL LIFE
4.  STREET FIGHTING YEARS
5.  GOOD NEWS FROM THE NEXT WORLD

GARY MOORE
1.  CORRIDORS OF POWER
2.  VICTIMS OF THE FUTURE
3.  RUN FOR COVER
4.  WILD FRONTIER
5.  AFTER THE WAR

10CC
1.  THE ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
2.  HOW DARE YOU
3.  DECEPTIVE BENDS
4.  BLOODY TOURISTS
5.  LIVE AND LET LIVE

ROBBIE WILLIAMS
1.  LIFE THRU A LENS
2.  I’VE BEEN EXPECTING YOU
3.  SING WHEN YOU’RE WINNING
4.  ESCAPOLOGY
5.  INTENSIVE CARE

UB40
1.  SIGNING OFF
2.  PRESENT ARMS
3.  UB44
4.  LABOUR OF LOVE
5.  GEFFERY MORGAN

ENIGMA
1.  MCMXC AD
2.  THE CROSS OF CHANGES
3.  LE ROI EST MORT, VIVE LE ROI
4.  THE SCREEN BEHIND THE MIRROR
5.  VOYAGER

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