Michael Nyman: On The Fiddle For Cello And Piano

Michael Nyman: On The Fiddle For Cello And Piano

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Series: Music Sales America Publisher: Music Sales America

On The Fiddle consists of three pieces derived from scores to three Peter Greenaway films. The first piece Full Fathom Five, is a version of the Shakespeare song setting made for Prospero's Books (1990). The second Angelfish Decay, is an arrangement of an arrangement: the music for the speeded up time lapse decaying animal sequences in A Zed And Two Noughts (1985) was written for two violins and a harpsichord. This was subsequently 'reduced' to a violin solo for Zoo Caprices (1986). For On The Fiddle a piano part has been added. The final piece Miserere Paraphrase, was written for use in The Cook, The Thief, His Wife And Her Lover (1989), and is a transcription of Nyman's setting of the 'Miserere' text (Psalm 51) sung in the film by a boy soprano and mixed chorus. This version for cello and piano written in 1997. Duration c.15 mins.

$33.95 (US) Inventory #HL 14023628 ISBN: 9780711975729 Publisher Code: CH61478 Width: 12.0" Length: 9.0" 24 pages

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