Compositions
Michael Nyman

(b. 1944)
Michael Nyman was born in Stratford, east London in 1944. He studied piano, harpsichord and music history with Alan Bush at the Royal Academy of Music and musicology with Thurston Dart at King's College, London. Between 1968 and 1978 he worked as a music critic and in 1977 he founded the Campiello Band, later renamed the Michael Nyman Band. Many of his filmscores were composed for the films of Peter Greenaway. He has also written several operas, ballet music and a large number of chamber and concert pieces.

Composition timpani and percussion requirements

A Dance He Little Thinks Of

Timpani + 4 percussion
5 tom toms, 5 unpitched drums, 3 congas, snare drum, orchestral bass drum, tam tam, glockenspiel, marimba, vibraphone, tubular bells
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In Re Don Giovanni

Timpani + 1 percussion
Xylophone
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Man and Boy: Dada

No Timpani + 2 percussion
Marimba, vibraphone, snare drum, orchestral bass drum, temple blocks, tom toms, drum kit
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Symphony No 5

No Timpani + 3 percussion
Snare drum, orchestral bass drum, 3 tom toms, field drum, tenor drum, tam tam, glockenspiel, tubular bells, marimba, vibraphone
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Symphony No 6

No Timpani + 3 percussion
Marimba, vibraphone, field drum, 5 tom toms
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The Diary of Anne Frank

Timpani + 1 percussion
Marimba, vibraphone
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The Man with a Movie Camera

No Timpani + 2 percussion
Marimba, vibraphone
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