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Nyman, Michael

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Gattaca by Andrew Niccol( Visual )

54 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about an all-too-human man who dares to defy a system obsessed with genetic perfection. Vincent is an "In-Valid," who assumes the identity of a member of the genetic elite to pursue his goal of traveling into space with the Gattaca Aerospace Corporation. However, a week before his mission, a murder marks Vincent as a suspect. With a relentless investigator in pursuit and the colleague he has fallen in love with beginning to suspect his deception, Vincent's dreams steadily unravel
Man on wire by James Marsh( Visual )

35 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On August 7th, 1974, a young Frenchman named Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire illegally rigged between the New York World Trade Center's Twin Towers. After dancing for nearly an hour on the wire, he was arrested, taken for psychological evaluation, and brought to jail, before finally being released. This extraordinary documentary incorporates Petit's personal footage to show how he overcame seemingly insurmountable challenges to achieve the artistic crime of the century"--Container
Experimental music : Cage and beyond by Michael Nyman( Book )

59 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Nyman's book is a first-hand account of experimental music from 1950 to 1970. First published in 1974, it has remained the classic text on a significant form of music making and composing which developed alongside, and partly in opposition to, the post-war modernist tradition of composers such as Boulez, Berio, or Stockhausen. The experimentalist par excellence was John Cage whose legendary 4' 33'' consists of four minutes and thirty three seconds of silence to be performed on any instrument. Such pieces have a conceptual rather than purely musical starting point and radically challenge conventional notions of the musical work. Nyman's book traces the revolutionary attitudes that were developed towards concepts of time, space, sound, and composer/performer responsibility. It was within the experimental tradition that the seeds of musical minimalism were sown and the book contains reference to the early works of Reich, Riley, Young, and Glass. --Publisher
The Libertine by Laurence Dunmore( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ubicada en Londres, en plena época de la Restauración (1660) - un momento fundamental de progresismo en donde se producían constantes descubrimientos en el mundo de la ciencia, la religión y las artes, y donde crecía una libertad sensual nueva, tiene lugar la historia de John Wilmot, segundo Conde de Rochester, una de las personalidades más complejas de la historia de Inglaterra, un artista que alcanzó la popularidad en su época gracias a su personalidad libertina, su talento y, como no, a su estilo de vida lascivo y rebelde. La osadía de sus escritos atrajo la atención de las altas esferas de su época y se convirtió incluso en confidente del Rey Carlos II muy permisivo con los devaneos del Conde. Sin embargo, cuando el Conde se enamora de Elizabeth Barry una actriz llena de talento y ambición, las cosas van a cambiar.Wilmot va a traspasar los límites de lo permitido, y su destino se va a precipitar sobre él sin que encuentre forma de impedirlo
The trip by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Steve Coogan is asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, he envisions it as the perfect getaway with his beautiful girlfriend. But when she backs out on him, he has no one to accompany him but his best friend and source of eternal aggravation, Rob Brydon
The piano original music for the film by Jane Champion [i.e. Campion] by Michael Nyman( Recording )

6 editions published in 1993 in 3 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The draughtsman's contract by Peter Greenaway( Visual )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Neville, a young draughtsman, is persuaded to accept a very strange commission: 12 drawings of a country estate in exchange for money and sexual favours. This simple arrangement soon spirals out of control and Mr. Neville finds himself as the prime suspect in a bizarre murder mystery. DVD
The claim by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of regret and greed in the Gold Rush-era American West. in 1867, Daniel Dillon, the wealthy 49er who runs Kingdom Come, a Sierra Nevada boomtown, is trying to bring the railroad through town when the past comes back to haunt him. Twenty years ago, he sold his wife and daughter to another goldminer for the claim to the gold mine that brought him his fortune
The cook, the thief, his wife & her lover by Peter Greenaway( Visual )

42 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern fable and political satire on the Thatcher years in Britain set at Le Hollandais, a gourmet restaurant. The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant, all observed by the cook. This nightly display of opulence, decadence and gluttony leads to murder, torture and revenge
Erasing David( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How much do the government and private corporations know about people? How much can they find out? In order to discover how much privacy he has left, David Bond disappears from his life in England for one month and tries to go underground in Europe. But with a pair of top-notch detectives on his trail using all the information that the surveillance society has made available, Bond finds his task far trickier than he ever imagined
Monsieur Hire by Patrice Leconte( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a provincial French apartment block, Monsieur Hire endures a solitary life of dulling work as a tailor and vitriolic scorn from his neighbors. Hire's only solace is an occasional night out bowling and the voyeuristic admiration of his neighbor. ... When police discover the nude body of another young woman in a nearby vacant lot, Hire becomes the prime suspect in a murder investigation"--Container
Chelovek s kino-apparatom : zapisʹ na plenke v 6-i rolikakh (Otryvok iz dnevnika kino-operatora) = The man with the movie camera( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This film presents an experiment in the cinematic communication of visible events, without the aid of intertitles, without the aid of a scenario, without the aid of theatre. This experimental work aims at creating a truly international absolute language of cinema based on its total separation from the language of theatre and literature"--Opening titles
Elefante blanco = White elephant by Pablo Trapero( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in Spanish and German and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The 'Villa Virgin,' a shantytown in the slums of Buenos Aires. Julian and Nicolas, two priests and long-standing friends, work tirelessly to help the local people. Julian uses his political connections to oversee the construction of a hospital. Nicolas joins him following the failure of a project he was leading in the jungle, after paramilitary forces assassinated members of the community. Deeply troubled, he finds a little comfort in Luciana, a young, attractive, atheist social worker. As Nicolas' faith weakens, tension and violence between the slum drug dealing cartels grow. And when work on the hospital is halted by ministerial decree, the fuse is lit..." --
Where the bee dances for saxophone and orchestra ; The piano concerto by Michael Nyman( )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carrington by Christopher Hampton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Dora Carrington, the Victorian Era painter whose passionate life created one of England's greatest scandals. Unable to possess the one man she loves, Lytton Strachey, Carrington embarks on a long string of loveless sexual encounters
Every day( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen leeft met haar kinderen gescheiden van haar man Ian die in de gevangenis zit. Gedurende een periode van vijf jaar wordt de impact getoond op het gezin als gevolg van die scheiding
The piano : original compositions for solo piano by Michael Nyman( )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who mistook his wife for a hat a chamber opera by Michael Nyman( Recording )

14 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man with the movie camera Chelovek s kinoapparatom by Dziga Vertov( Visual )

28 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dziga Vertov's Man with a movie camera is considered one of the most innovative and influential films of the silent era. This dawn-to-dusk view of the Soviet Union offers a montage of urban Russian life, showing the people of the city at work and at play, and the machines that endlessly whirl to keep the metropolis alive."--Container
Michael Nyman : collected writings by Michael Nyman( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For over three decades Michael Nyman's music has succeeded in reaching beyond the small community of contemporary music aficionados to a much wider range of listeners. An important element in unlocking the key to Nyman's success lies in his writings about music, which preoccupied him for over a decade from the late 1960s to the early 1980s. During this time Nyman produced over 100 articles, covering almost every conceivable musical style and genre - from the Early Music revival and the West's interest in 'world' music, or from John Cage and minimalism to rock and pop. Nyman initiated a number of landmark moments in the course of late twentieth-century music along the way: he was one of the first to critique the distinction between the European avant-garde and the American experimental movement; he was the first to coin the term 'minimalism' in relation to the music of (then largely unknown) Steve Reich and Terry Riley, and later Philip Glass; the first to seriously engage with the music of the English experimental tradition and the importance of Cornelius Cardew, and to identify the importance of Art Colleges in nurturing and developing a radical alternative to modernism; and one of the first writers to grasp the significance of post-minimalists such as Brian Eno and Harold Budd, and to realize how these elements could be brought together into a new aesthetic vision for his own creative endeavours, which was formulated during the late 1970s and early 80s. Much of what transformed and defined Nyman's musical character may be found within the pages of this volume of his writings, comprehensively edited and annotated for the first time, and including previously unpublished material from Nyman's second interview with Steve Reich in 1976. There is also much here to engage the minds of those who are interested in pre-twentieth century music, from Early and Baroque music (Handel and Purcell in particular) to innovative features in Haydn, spatial elements in Berlioz, or Bruckner and Mahler's symphonic works."--Site web de l'éditeur
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Experimental music : Cage and beyond
Alternative Names
Michael Nyman angol zeneszerző

Michael Nyman britischer Komponist

Michael Nyman componist uit Engeland

Michael Nyman compositeur et chef d'orchestre, musicologue et critique musical

Michael Nyman compositore, pianista e musicologo inglese

Michael Nyman kompozytor brytyjski

Michael Nymann

Michael Nymans

Micheal Nyman

Michel Nyman


Nyman, Michael

Nyman, Michael 1944-

Nyman , Michael Laurence

Nyman, Michael Laurence 1944-

Майкл Лоуренс Наймен

Майкл Найман композитор-минималист, музыкальный критик и теоретик

Найман, Майкл

Մայքլ Նայման

مايكل نيمان

مایکل نایمن

ナイマン, マイケル



Experimental music : Cage and beyondThe piano : original compositions for solo pianoContemporary musicians. profiles of the people in musicThe narrated life history of Schoenberg, Elgar, Scriabin, Hindemith, Messiaen, Britten, Arnold, Gorecki, Cage & Nyman