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Title
Meredith Monk with Harry Huff in concert
Additional title: Book of days (Motion picture)
Names
Monk, Meredith (Composer)
Monk, Meredith (Performer)
Huff, Harry (Performer)
Festival internazionale del teatro mediterraneo1996 :Cagliari, Italy) (Event place)
Monk, Meredith (Donor)
House Foundation for the Arts (Donor)
Collection

Meredith Monk Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1996-11
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6681
Topics
Operas -- Excerpts
Vocalises
Monk, Meredith. Songs from the hill. Selections
Monk, Meredith. Light songs. Click song, no. 1
Monk, Meredith. Light songs. Click song, no. 2
Monk, Meredith. Volcano songs. (1994). Selections
Monk, Meredith. Gotham lullaby
Monk, Meredith. Education of the girlchild. Travelling
Monk, Meredith. Education of the girlchild. Tale
Monk, Meredith. Atlas. Choosing companions
Monk, Meredith. New York requiem
Genres
Music
Filmed performances
Notes
Performers: Meredith Monk (vocals and piano), Harry Huff (piano).
Venue: Recorded on either 14 or 15 November 1996 at the Teatro Alfieri in Cagliari, Italy as part of the 2nd Festival internazionale del teatro mediterraneo.
Funding: Cataloging funds provided by The Jerome Robbins Foundation.
Acquisition: Gift; Meredith Monk and House Foundation for the Arts, 2006.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (84 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Description
Meredith Monk performs selections from Songs from the hill (Porch, Wa-lie-oh, Insect, Descending, Silo, Bird code, Prarie ghost, and Jew's harp), Light songs (Click song no. 1, Click song no. 2), Volcano songs (Offering, Boat man, Cry no. 2). Monk then performs songs for piano and voice, namely Gotham lullaby, Travelling from Education of the girlchild, and Madwoman's vision from Book of days. Harry Huff replaces Monk and the piano and the two perform Choosing companions from Atlas, The tale from Education of the girlchild (lyrics in Italian), and New York requiem. After audience applause Monk performs Breath song from Songs from the hill as an encore.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Italian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 777002591
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19539094
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 12c7eaa0-7b48-0138-a1fb-3dd52c4830b9
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1996: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Meredith Monk with Harry Huff in concert" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1996. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b4acda5e-ab5a-4fd3-8338-e378f74bd916

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Meredith Monk with Harry Huff in concert" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b4acda5e-ab5a-4fd3-8338-e378f74bd916

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1996). Meredith Monk with Harry Huff in concert Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b4acda5e-ab5a-4fd3-8338-e378f74bd916

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Meredith Monk with Harry Huff in concert