Book of days

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Book of days
Monk, Meredith (Conceptor)
Monk, Meredith (Director)
Monk, Meredith (Composer)
Monk, Meredith (Performer)
Yabara, Yoshio (Designer)
Newman, Toby (Performer)
Vela, Pablo (Performer)
Harrison, Lanny (Performer)
Sverdlik, Daniel (Performer)
Goodman, Andrea, 1953- (Performer)
Sippen, Joshua (Performer)
Levitas, Karin (Performer)
Walcott, Hannah Pearl (Performer)
Wameling, Gerd (Performer)
Turner, Gail (Performer)
Hoek, Mieke van (Performer)
McBrien, Rob (Performer)
Een, Robert (Performer)
Hoving, Lucas (Performer)
Hansen, Greger (Performer)
Hankin, Wayne (Conductor)
Hankin, Wayne (Performer)
Quemerais, Stéphane (Performer)
Füglistaller, Ruth (Performer)
Wesson, Micki (Performer)
Paraiso, Nicky (Performer)
Hosseini, Naaz (Performer)
Gonzalez, Ching (Performer)
Dabney, Ronald (Performer)
Easter, Allison (Performer)
Babb, Roger (Performer)
Rosen, Robert (Performer)
Smith, Louise, 1955- (Performer)
Tilles, Nurit (Performer)
Puzos, Jean-Vincent (Designer)
Blevins, Tone (Associated name)
Lasseur, Dominique (Producer)
Tatge, Catherine (Producer)
Pantzer, Jerry (Cinematographer)
Bhargava, Girish (Film editor)
Tatge/Lasseur Productions (Production company)
House Foundation for the Arts (Production company)
SEPT (Television station : France) (Production company)

Meredith Monk Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1988
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8167
Motion pictures
Filmed dance
Statement of responsibility: produced by Tatge/Lasseur Productions, Inc., The House Foundation for the Arts, and La Sept in association with Alive from Off Center ; produced by Catherine Tatge and Dominique Lasseur ; conceived and directed by Meredith Monk ; music by Meredith Monk.
Additional physical form: Television version. For the full version, which is 74 min. long, see *MGZIC 9-4145 Book of days.
Creation/production credits: Director of photography, Jerry Pantzer ; art direction and costumes, Yoshio Yabara ; editing, Girish Bhargava ; production design, Jean Vincent Puzos ; dramaturgy, Tone Blevins.
Performers: Jewish community: Toby Newman (young girl), Pablo Vela (grandfather), Lanny Harrison (mother), Daniel Ira Sverdlik (father), Andrea Goodman (aunt), Joshua Sippen (uncle), Karin Levitas (eldest daughter), Hannah Pearl Walcott (youngest daughter), Gerd Wameling (traveling storyteller) ; Christian community: Gail Turner (farm woman), Mieke van Hoek (merchant and mourning woman), Rob McBrien (merchant), Robert Een (soldier), Lucas Hoving (physician), Greger Hansen (traveling monk), Wayne Hankin (traveling musician), Stéphane Quemerais (musician's son), Ruth Füglistaller (plague victim), Susan Podd, Frederieke Taylor, Micki Wesson (villagers), Meredith Monk (madwoman) ; McBrien (dance of death) ; Nicky Paraiso (man in diner) ; Around the world 1349: Naaz Hosseini (Persian woman); Ching Gonzalez (Inca); Pura Le Fund, Nikya Kuan, Leland Kuan (Native Americans); Yoshio Yabara (Japanese man); Ronald Dabney, Allison Easter, Donna Fields (Africans).
Performers: Voices of interviewers: Sara Fishko, Steve Post ; other voices: Leah Foster, Roger Babb, Bob Rosen, Beatrice Roth, Louise Smith.
Performers: Music performed by Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble: Robert Een, John Eppler, Ching Gonzalez, Andrea Goodman, Wayne Hankin, Naaz Hosseini, Meredith Monk, Nicky Paraiso, Nurit Tilles, and Johanna Arnold, Joan Barber, Timothy Sawyer ; conductor, Wayne Hankin.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (57 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13380724
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9228b8c0-946f-0138-9fc4-57543dc41dcf
Rights Statement
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  • 1988: Issued
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Book of days" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Book of days" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 20, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1988). Book of days Retrieved from

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Book of days