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Nyman

Michael. born 1944, British composer; works include the opera The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat (1986) and scores for films, including The Piano (1992) and several films by Peter Greenaway
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8: Water Dances," which Michael Nyman composed especially for BASF's anniversary.
BIRTHDAYS: Sir Roger Bannister, first four-minute miler, 86; Barry Cryer, writer/comedian, 80; Michael Nyman, composer, 71; Alan Bleasdale, playwright, 69; Chaka Khan, singer, 62; Amanda Plummer, actress, 58; Sir Steve Redgrave, retired Olympic rower, 53; Marti Pellow, singer, 50; Damon Albarn, singer (Blur and Gorillaz), 47; Mike Atherton, former cricketer, 47; Gail Porter, TV presenter, 44; Joe Calzaghe, boxer, 43; Sir Chris Hoy, six-time Olympic champion track cyclist, 39; Princess Eugenie of York, 25.
The wedding ceremony began with the entrance of the bride's grandmother to the song "Practical Magic," arranged by Alan Silvestri and performed by the Michael Nyman Orchestra Matt McLaurin of Ridgeland, brother of the bride, escorted his grandmother, the mother of the groom, and the mother of the bride--all of whom were presented with embroidered handkerchiefs by the groom.
Michael Nyman, who turned 70 last month, composes in many forms, but is still best known for his music for the 1993 film The Piano.
BRITISH composer Michael Nyman will bring his band to Edinburgh next year as part of a series of concerts to mark his 70th birthday.
Michael Nyman Birmingham Town Hall IN this concert devoted to "Music from and for Film" Nyman was without his lively band to put some colourful timbral flesh on his music's minimalist bones.
Produced by Stuart Price, this collection references the sounds that have inspired them over the years from Bobby Orlando (Bobby O) to acid house with a classical sample by Michael Nyman thrown in for good measure.
A NEW orchestral score by Michael Nyman to the iconic film Battleship Potemkin will open a season of international concerts later this month.
New Films by Gregory Crewdson, Yang Fudong, Isaac Julien, Michael Nyman and more for World Peace Day, 21 September
The piano-led tunes on Exercises are in some respects just another step on the comfortably worn pathway carved out by the likes of Michael Nyman, Harold Budd and Brian Eno, and "Exercise #3 (Buildings)" blatantly coopts the arcing ostinato melodies of Philip Glass.
BIRTHDAYS: Barry Cryer, writer/comedian, 77; Michael Nyman, composer, 68; Alan Bleasdale, playwright, 66; Chaka Khan, singer, 59; Amanda Plummer, actress, 55; Sir Steve Redgrave, retired Olympic rower, 50; Damon Albarn, singer (Blur and Gorillaz), 44; Gail Porter (pictured), TV presenter, 41; Princess Eugenie of York, 22.
AFTER many great collaborations with the likes of Bernard Butler, David Arnold and Michael Nyman, David McAlmont is embarking on his first solo UK tour.