Meredith Monk with Harry Huff in concertAdditional title: Book of days (Motion picture)
NamesMonk, 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)
Meredith Monk Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1996-11
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6681
TopicsOperas -- ExcerptsVocalisesMonk, Meredith. Songs from the hill. SelectionsMonk, Meredith. Light songs. Click song, no. 1Monk, Meredith. Light songs. Click song, no. 2Monk, Meredith. Volcano songs. (1994). SelectionsMonk, Meredith. Gotham lullabyMonk, Meredith. Education of the girlchild. TravellingMonk, Meredith. Education of the girlchild. TaleMonk, Meredith. Atlas. Choosing companionsMonk, Meredith. New York requiem
NotesPerformers: 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 DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (84 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionMeredith 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 ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 777002591NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19539094Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 12c7eaa0-7b48-0138-a1fb-3dd52c4830b9
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