Philly Inquirer & Time Out NY Cover New Nyman Material

This week there’s been a bit of a stir surrounding the most recent releases from Michael Nyman Records.  While not covering his most controversial recording to date (which surely is only a matter of time) – Michael Nyman: Lust Songs … Read More →

Latest erotically charged work from composer Michael Nyman, 8 Lust Songs

The latest release from composer Michael Nyman, the 8 Lust Songs are based on texts by the Arezzo-born Pietro Aretino (1492-1556), who was known as the ‘Scourge of Princes’ for his outspokenness against the authorities of church and state. The sonnets belong … Read More →

Two June releases from MN Records: Six Celan Songs, The Ballad of Kastriot Rexhepi, and Nyman Brass

Composed 11 years apart, Michael Nyman’s Six Celan Songs and The Ballad of Kastriort Rexhepi feature Sarah Leonard and Hilary Summers, singers the composer cites as key interpreters of his vocal music. The Six Celan Songs were composed in 1990 … Read More →


Podcast: An interview with composer Michael Nyman

An interview with Michael Nyman who has worked as a composer, pianist, harpsichordist, musicologist, music editor, writer, photographer and videographer. He has provided the scores for most of Peter Greenaway’s movies, as well as Jane Campion’s movie The Piano. Album … Read More →

Naxos of America begins distribution of MN Records

On May 27, 2008, Naxos will begin distribution of MN records, a label founded by the iconic British composer, videographer, and photographer Michael Nyman. The first two releases will consist of Mr. Nyman’s most recent recordings-Mozart 252, an album designed … Read More →