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Musik szene USA: Upper-underground

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Musik szene USA: Upper-underground
Additional title: Meredith Monk archive
Additional title: Facing north (Choreographic work : Monk and Een)
Monk, Meredith (Choreographer)
Een, Robert (Choreographer)
Giovannetti, Tony (Lighting designer)
Cohen, Debby Lee (Costume designer)
Deemer, Larry (Costume designer)
Yabara, Yoshio (Costume designer)
Rueff, Stephen (Technical director)
Levitas, Karin (Stage manager)
Monk, Meredith (Performer)
Een, Robert (Performer)

Meredith Monk Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1992-09-16
Table of Contents
Part 1: Facing north (45:57) -- Part 2: Traveling (4:07) ; Madwoman's vision (11:13) ; [selections from Atlas] (7:38) ; The tale (2:11) ; [cannon with audience] (10:24) ; Tango for Meredith (2:17).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6507
Motion picture music
Vocalises (Voices (2))
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Lighting designer, Tony Giovannetti ; costumes (Facing North), Debby Lee Cohen ; costumes, Larry Deemer, Yoshio Yabara ; technical director, Stephen Rueff ; stage manager, Karin Levitas.
Venue: Videotaped on September 16, 1992 at the Alte Oper, Mozart Saal in Frankfurt, Germany.
Funding: Cataloging funds provided by Friends of Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Acquisition: Gift; Meredith Monk and House Foundation for the Arts, 2006.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (109 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Part 1: Performance of Facing North, a dance and vocal duet piece with Meredith Monk and Robert Een.Part 2: Meredith Monk performs keyboard renditions of songs from her various works, with Robert Een joining in on cello all but first song. Monk and Een teach the audience an unidentified cannon from the middle ages. They close with a performance of a Een song written for Monk.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 730926543
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18985452
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 64f7cc10-7907-0138-857e-0393ed8dbd41
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1992: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Musik szene USA" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1992.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Musik szene USA" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 27, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1992). Musik szene USA Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Musik szene USA