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Quarry [videorecording]

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Disc 1Moving imageUse in library *MGZIDVD 5-6500 [DVD] Disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
Disc 2Moving imageUse in library *MGZIDVD 5-6500 [DVD] Disc 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
Disc 3Moving imageUse in library *MGZIDVD 5-6500 [DVD] Disc 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


Additional Authors
  • Monk, Meredith
  • Turner, Gail.
  • Harrison, Lanny
  • Clorfeine, Steve
  • Pekelis, Coco
  • Lockwood, Steve
  • Goodman, Andrea, 1953-
  • Vela, Pablo
  • Nagrin, Lee
  • Moseley, Monica
  • Shultz, Mary
  • Blevins, Tone
  • Sverdlik, Daniel
  • Chong, Ping
  • Nowak, Amram.
  • Ribes, Jean-Claude.
  • Emmons, Beverly.
  • Geary, David.
  • Meredith Monk/The House (Company)
  • House Foundation for the Arts. dnr
3 videodiscs (90 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Quarry (Choreographic work : Monk)
  • Filmed dance.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
  • Filmed for the Jerome Robbins Film Archive by Amram Nowak under the supervision of Meredith Monk, with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Lepercq Space on January 10, 1977. Rehearsal, in costume.
  • Direction, choreography, and music: Meredith Monk. Assistant directors: Gail Turner and Ping Chong. Decor and objects: Ping Chong and Jean-Claude Ribes. Costumes: Lanny Harrison and Steve Clorfeine. Lighting: Beverly Emmons.
  • Subtitled An opera in 3 movements: Lullaby, March, Requiem.
  • Performed by members of The House. Cast includes: maid: Coco Pekelis; child: Meredith Monk; organists: Steve Lockwood and Andrea Goodman; woman in a flowered dress: Lanny Harrison; man and woman with gray hair: Pablo Vela and Lee Nagrin; 3 women at a table: Gail Turner, Monica Moseley, and Mary Schultz; Old Testament couple: Tone Blevins and Daniel Ira Sverdlik; visitor at the table: Ann Gentry; radio singer/announcer: Lanny Harrison; The Dictator: Ping Chong; his aide: Steve Clorfeine; other dictators: Lanny Harrison, Tone Blevins, Pablo Vela, Daniel Ira Sverdlik and Monica Moseley.
  • Black and white film segment directed by Meredith Monk, filmed and edited by David Geary.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Source (note)
  • Meredith Monk and House Foundation for the Arts
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-6500
Quarry [videorecording]
System Details
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-1727.
Gift ; Meredith Monk and House Foundation for the Arts, 2006.
Local Subject
Motion pictures. Quarry.
Added Author
Monk, Meredith, choreographer.
Monk, Meredith, composer.
Monk, Meredith, director.
Monk, Meredith, dancer.
Turner, Gail. drt, dancer.
Harrison, Lanny, dancer.
Clorfeine, Steve, dancer.
Pekelis, Coco, dancer.
Lockwood, Steve, dancer.
Goodman, Andrea, 1953- dancer.
Vela, Pablo, dancer.
Nagrin, Lee, dancer.
Moseley, Monica, dancer.
Shultz, Mary, dancer.
Blevins, Tone, dancer.
Sverdlik, Daniel, dancer.
Chong, Ping, director.
Chong, Ping, set designer.
Chong, Ping, dancer.
Nowak, Amram. Cinematographer
Ribes, Jean-Claude. Designer
Emmons, Beverly. Lighting designer
Geary, David. Cinematographer. Film editor
Meredith Monk/The House (Company)
Monk, Meredith. Donor
House Foundation for the Arts. Donor
Added Title
Quarry (Choreographic work : Monk)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-6500
*MGZHB 16-1600 Additional copy; 16 mm., 3 reels.
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