Michael Nyman's Greatest Hits

  • Music
  • 20th century music (1900 – 2000)
Critics' choice
The Michael Nyman Band, with composer Michael Nyman on the piano, performs Michael Nyman's 'Queen of the night' from 'The Draughtsman's Contract';
 'The disposition of the linen' from 'The Draughtsman's Contract';
 'An eye for optical theory' from 'The Draughtsman's Contract';
 'Prawn watching' from 'A Zed and Two Noughts';
 'Time lapse' from 'A Zed and Two Noughts'
; 'The Musicologist Scores' (with music from Handel and Purcell)
; Memorial from 'The Cook, the Thief, his Wife and her Lover';
 'Prospero's magic' from 'Prospero's Books';
 'Come unto these yellow sands' from 'Prospero's Books'; 'Miranda' from 'Prospero's Books';
 'Gliding' (1st movement) from 'Water Dances';
 'Synchronising' (2nd movement) from 'Water Dances
'; 'Coupling' (4th movement) from 'Water Dances'
; and 'Splashing' (8th movement) from 'Water Dances'.