Musik szene USA: Upper-undergroundAdditional title: Meredith Monk archive
NamesMonk, 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 (Donor)House Foundation for the Arts (Donor)
Meredith Monk Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1992-09-16
Table of ContentsPart 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 locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6507
TopicsMotion picture musicOperas -- ExcerptsVocalises (Voices (2))Een, Robert. Tango for MeredithMonk, Meredith. Facing northMonk, Meredith. Atlas. SelectionsMonk, Meredith. Education of the girlchild. TravellingMonk, Meredith. Education of the girlchild. TaleMonk, Meredith. Book of days. Madwoman's vision.Facing north (Choreographic work : Monk and Een)
GenresFilmed danceMusicFilmed performances
NotesCreation/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 DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (109 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionPart 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 ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 730926543NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18985452Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 64f7cc10-7907-0138-857e-0393ed8dbd41
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