Episode #3136

With Michael Nyman

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Thursday, February 23, 2012

The eminent English composer, film maker and photographer Michael Nyman discusses his original soundtracks to silent films, his new video work, and his penchant for recycling music – his own and others’.

With the advent of his own record label, MN, he has been able to reissue his back-catalogue of recorded music.  We’ll listen to some of these releases, many of them film scores to both Dziga Vertov’s films and others by Peter Greenaway.  Hear selections from the score to Vertov’s silent masterpiece silent “Man With a Movie Camera,” “The Eleventh Year,” and “A Sixth Part of the World.”  Plus, he discusses his own film, “Nyman With a Movie Camera,”  and more.

PROGRAM #3136, with Michael Nyman (First aired on 11/04/2010)





Michael Nyman Band

Mozart 252

In re, Don Giovanni, excerpt [2:00]

Michael Nyman MNRCD113

Michael Nyman


Chasing Sheep is Best Left to Shepherds (The Draughtman's Contract

MNR CD 204

Michael Nyman

The Composer’s Cut Series, Vol. IV: Vertov Sounds

The Eleventh Year 1 [10:21]
A Sixth Part of the World 3 [7:14]

MNR CD 118

Michael Nyman & Michael Nym


City of Turin (The Glare) - Portrait of a Label [3:01]

See above.

Michael Nyman Band

Mozart 252

In Re Don Giovanni [2:38]
Trysting Fields [7:16]

See above.

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