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Michael Nyman

Publisher: Chester Music

Time Lapse (A Zed and Two Noughts) (1985)
Work Notes
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Chester Music Ltd
Large Ensemble (7 or more players)
Year Composed
4 Minutes
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Programme Note
Michael Nyman Time Lapse (A Zed and Two Noughts) (1985)
Time Lapse is one of the few non-Darwinian pieces in the soundtrack and it was, unusually, designed for a specific scene - the long tracking shot through the laboratory where the time lapse photography of the decaying animals was taking place. Against the profusion of camera shutter clicks I decided to establish a slow, funereal steady pulse. The emotional content was my private affair, not really related to the requirement of the film. I suppose it also became the model for Memorial, mad familiar in The Cook, the Thief, his Wife and her Lover

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    Michael Nyman Band
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    Alexander Balanescu, Elisabeth Perry, violins / Sarah Leonard, soprano
    Michael Nyman
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    Michael Nyman Band
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    Valentina Lisitsa
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