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Meredith Monk [videorecording]

Meredith Monk [videorecording]

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-1384Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


Additional Authors
  • Monk, Meredith
  • Een, Robert
  • Goodman, Andrea, 1953-
  • Hosseini, Naaz
  • Langland, Paul
  • Lockwood, Steve
  • Roxbury, Ron
  • Turner, Gail
  • Greenaway, Peter.
  • Monk, Meredith.
1 cassette. 53 min. : sd. color with b&w sequences.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Documentary on the work of choreographer/composer Meredith Monk, based on performances given at the Almeida Theatre, London, as part of a New York/Almeida Festival. Conversations with Monk and glimpses of her company's pre-performance warm-ups are interspersed throughout the film, which includes excerpts of Dolmen music, 16 millimeter earrings, Education of the girlchild ("The traveling" and "Biography" songs), Quarry, Ellis Island, and Turtle dreams.
Gift of Mystic Fire Video.
Uniform Title
  • Education of the girlchild (Choreographic work : Monk)
  • Quarry (Choreographic work : Monk)
  • Ellis Island (Choreographic work : Monk)
  • Turtle dreams (Choreographic work : Monk)
  • Motion picture produced by Trans Atlantic Films for Channel Four Television. Re-issued as a videocassette in 1991 by Mystic Fire Video, Inc., New York. Distributed by PolyGram Video. Producer: Revel Guest. Director: Peter Greenaway. Part 3 of the video series Four American composers. Parts 1, 2, and 4 of this series, on John Cage, Robert Ashley, and Philip Glass, are housed in the Rodgers & Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
  • Choreography/music: Meredith Monk.
  • Perf. by Meredith Monk, Robert Een, Andrea Goodman, Naaz Hosseini, Paul Langland, Steve Lockwood, Ron Roxbury, and Gail Turner.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1384
  • 80793705
  • NYPY926024681-F
Meredith Monk [videorecording]
Local Subject
Motion pictures. Meredith Monk.
Television. Four American composers.
Added Author
Monk, Meredith, choreographer.
Monk, Meredith, interviewee.
Monk, Meredith, composer.
Monk, Meredith, dancer.
Een, Robert, dancer.
Goodman, Andrea, 1953- dancer.
Hosseini, Naaz, dancer.
Langland, Paul, dancer.
Lockwood, Steve, dancer.
Roxbury, Ron, dancer.
Turner, Gail, dancer.
Greenaway, Peter. Director
Monk, Meredith. 16 millimeter earrings.
Added Title
Education of the girlchild (Choreographic work : Monk)
Quarry (Choreographic work : Monk)
Ellis Island (Choreographic work : Monk)
Turtle dreams (Choreographic work : Monk)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1384
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