Michael Nyman - Quotes

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I'm not a great inventor from scratch. What I do is to use, steal, acquire, reproduce or re-cycle music from other musicians. ---->>>

I'm like a decathlete who does all of the events he's used to, but is being forced by certain circumstances to focus on three events, and being forced to focus on events that he wasn't that interested in, and also weren't his strongest events. ---->>>

There's always a question of duration, there's a question of who the orchestra is. No one is free to write what you want - you collaborate on a film score, and one of the good things is that someone else's work is motivating you. ---->>>

I was rather disappointed, because the one thing I wanted to gain from that opportunity was to add something to his music, and have him add something to mine. ---->>>

I feel absolutely no threat or fear in Mexico City. ---->>>

I'm not saying that there weren't other inherent problems with the score that couldn't have been overcome with a bit of remixing, but why did they ask me to do it, and why did Griffin ask me to do it this way, for a film that had nothing to do with American vernacular? ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: 03-23, 1944
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Occupation: Composer
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Michael Laurence Nyman, CBE (born 23 March 1944) is an English composer of minimalist music, pianist, librettist and musicologist, known for numerous film scores (many written during his lengthy collaboration with the filmmaker Peter Greenaway), and his multi-platinum soundtrack album to Jane Campion's The Piano (wikipedia)