Explore Michael Nyman's Orchestral Music
28th October 2014
Throughout his distinguished composing and performing career, many of Michael Nyman's more than 60 orchestral works were recorded and released commercially. Most recent is Symphony No 11: Hillsborough Memorial — a poignant tribute to the 96 fans of the Liverpool Football Club who lost their lives at a 1989 match — with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, mezzo-soprano Kathyrn Rudge, conductor Josep Vicent, and the Liverpool Youth and Training Choirs.
Explore these samples of his orchestra works chosen from currently available recordings. Online scores are available via our OnDemand service.
OrchestraConcert Suite from Prospero's Books (1994)25 MinutesDrowning by Numbers for Chamber Orchestra (1998)20 MinutesMGV (Musique à Grande Vitesse) (1993)29 MinutesString Quartet no.3 (arranged for string orchestra) (1990)16 MinutesStrong on Oaks, Strong on the Causes of Oaks (1997)17 MinutesSymphony No 2 (2013)26 Minutes Symphony No 5 (2013)20 Minutes Soloist(s) and orchestraConcerto for Harpsichord and Strings (1995)Harpsichord22 MinutesConcerto for Trombone (1995)Trombone22 MinutesDouble Concerto for Saxophone, Cello and Orchestra (1997)Saxophone, Cello27 MinutesLost and Found (from The Piano) (1993)Saxophone3 MinutesOn the Fiddle (1993)Violin or cello15 MinutesThe Piano: Concert Suite (2003)Piano20 MinutesThe Piano Concerto (1993)Piano32 MinutesI Sonetti Lussuriosi (2007)Soprano45 MinutesTrysting Fields (from Drowning by Numbers) - string version (1992)Violin, viola6 MinutesWhere the Bee Dances (1991)Saxophone20 Minutes Orchestra and chorusSymphony No 11: Hillsborough Memorial (2014)Soprano, SA children's choir42 Minutes