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Meredith Monk and vocal ensemble in concert, 2005-03-19

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Title
Meredith Monk and vocal ensemble in concert, 2005-03-19
Additional title: Meredith Monk archive
Names
Monk, Meredith (Composer)
Monk, Meredith (Performer)
Bleckmann, Theo (Performer)
Geissinger, Katie (Performer)
Sniffin, Allison (Performer)
Nye, Jonathan (Performer)
Collection

Meredith Monk Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 2005-03-19
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6648
Topics
Vocalises
Vocal ensembles
Genres
Music
Filmed performances
Notes
Performers: Meredith Monk, Theo Bleckmann, Katie Geissinger, Allison Sniffin, Jonathan Nye.
Venue: Recorded on 19 March 2005, Traffo Theatre, Budapest, Hungary.
Funding: Cataloging funds provided by The Jerome Robbins Foundation.
Acquisition: Gift; Meredith Monk and House Foundation for the Arts, 2006.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (miniDV) (107 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Description
Disc 1: Monk performs solo a cappella pieces from Songs from the hill (Porch, Wa-lie-oh, Insect, Descending, Jew's harp), Light songs (Click song no.1, Click song no. 2), Volcano songs (Offering). Monk is then joined by Theo Bleckmann and the two perform songs from Facing north (Chinook, Keeping warm, Long shadows, Hocket).Disc 2: Monk performs vocal pieces accompanying herself on the piano. Songs include Gotham lullaby, Travelling from Education of the girlchild, and Last song from The Impermanence project. Monk is joined by Katie Geissinger and Theo Bleckmann and the trio performs Choosing companions from Atlas: an opera in three parts. Geissinger performs Waltz in fives from The Politics of quiet with Bleckmann on piano. The three are then joined by Allison Sniffin and they perform songs from The Games (Panda chant no. 1, Memory song), American Archeology no. 1: Roosevelt Island (Boatman), and The Impermanence project (Mieke's melody no. 5). Jonathan Nye joins the ensemble and they perform Panda chant no. 2 from The Games. They all bow and exit. Monk returns for an encore song (The Tale from Education of the girlchild). The others join and they perform Masks from Mercy. Monk then performs a final solo song, Lullaby no. 4 from Songs from the hill.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Hungarian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 777002049
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19539101
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aef55150-7b4d-0138-bf37-5316dad22eac
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 2005: Captured
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Meredith Monk and vocal ensemble in concert" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/12dab679-7721-470d-afe9-17354f992baf

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Meredith Monk and vocal ensemble in concert" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 27, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/12dab679-7721-470d-afe9-17354f992baf

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. Meredith Monk and vocal ensemble in concert Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/12dab679-7721-470d-afe9-17354f992baf

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Meredith Monk and vocal ensemble in concert