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Book of days

Title
Book of days [videorecording]
Publication
c1988.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIC 9-4145Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Monk, Meredith
  • Yabara, Yoshio.
  • Newman, Toby.
  • Vela, Pablo.
  • Harrison, Lanny.
  • Sverdlik, Daniel.
  • Goodman, Andrea, 1953-.
  • Sippen, Joshua.
  • Levitas, Karin.
  • Walcott, Hannah Pearl.
  • Wameling, Gerd.
  • Turner, Gail.
  • Hoek, Mieke van.
  • McBrien, Rob.
  • Een, Robert.
  • Hoving, Lucas.
  • Hansen, Greger.
  • Hankin, Wayne.
  • Quemerais, Stéphane.
  • Füglistaller, Ruth.
  • Wesson, Micki.
  • Paraiso, Nicky.
  • Hosseini, Naaz.
  • Gonzalez, Ching.
  • Dabney, Ronald.
  • Easter, Allison.
  • Babb, Roger.
  • Rosen, Robert.
  • Smith, Louise, 1955-
  • Blevins, Tone.
  • Lasseur, Dominique.
  • Tatge, Catherine.
  • Bhargava, Girish.
Description
2 videocassettes (U-matic, NTSC) (74 min.) : sd., col. and b&w; 3/4 in.
Note
  • Produced by Tatge/Lasseur Productions, Inc., The House Foundation for the Arts, Inc., and La Sept in association with Alive from Off-Center. Producers: Catherine Tatge and Dominique Lasseur. Director: Meredith Monk. Director of photography: Jerry Pantzer. Editor: Girish Bhargava.
  • Conception: Meredith Monk. Music: Meredith Monk. Dramaturgy: Tone Blevins. Production design: Jean Vincent Puzos. Art direction/costumes: Yoshio Yabara.
  • Cassette 1: approx. 59 min. Cassette 2: approx. 19 min. There is a 3 1/2 min. overlap between cassettes.
Performer (note)
  • Jewish community: Toby Newman (young girl), Pablo Vela (grandfather), Lanny Harrison (mother), Daniel Ira Sverdlik (father), Andrea Goodman (aunt), Joshua Sippen (uncle), Karin Levitas (eldest daughter), Hannah Pearl Walcott (youngest daughter), Gerd Wameling (traveling storyteller). Christian community: Gail Turner (farm woman), Mieke van Hoek (merchant and mourning woman), Rob McBrien (merchant), Robert Een (soldier), Lucas Hoving (physician), Greger Hansen (traveling monk), Wayne Hankin (traveling musician), Stéphane Quemerais (musician's son), Ruth Füglistaller (plague victim). Churchyard entertainment: Harrison and O'Brien (masters of ceremonies); Turner, Newman, Walcott ("A great feat"); Een and Turner ("Atlas and his flying balls"); Een, Füglistaller, Goodman, Levitas, Newman, Sippen, Sverdlik, Vela, Walcott, Micki Wesson (illuminations); Susan Podd, Frederieke Taylor (audience members). [Other characters:] Meredith Monk (madwoman), McBrien (dance of death), Nicky Paraiso (man in diner). Around the world 1349: Naaz Hosseini (Persian woman); Ching Gonzalez (Inca); Pura Le Fund, Nikya Kuan, Leland Kuan (Native Americans); Yoshio Yabara (Japanese man); Ronald Dabney, Allison Easter, Donna Fields (Africans). [Voices:] Sara Fishko, Steve Post (interviewers); Leah Foster, Roger Babb, Bob Rosen, Beatrice Roth, Louise Smith (others). Musicians: Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble, conducted by Wayne Hankin.
Call Number
*MGZIC 9-4145
OCLC
NYPY946059258-F
Title
Book of days [videorecording]
Imprint
c1988.
Cast
Jewish community: Toby Newman (young girl), Pablo Vela (grandfather), Lanny Harrison (mother), Daniel Ira Sverdlik (father), Andrea Goodman (aunt), Joshua Sippen (uncle), Karin Levitas (eldest daughter), Hannah Pearl Walcott (youngest daughter), Gerd Wameling (traveling storyteller). Christian community: Gail Turner (farm woman), Mieke van Hoek (merchant and mourning woman), Rob McBrien (merchant), Robert Een (soldier), Lucas Hoving (physician), Greger Hansen (traveling monk), Wayne Hankin (traveling musician), Stéphane Quemerais (musician's son), Ruth Füglistaller (plague victim). Churchyard entertainment: Harrison and O'Brien (masters of ceremonies); Turner, Newman, Walcott ("A great feat"); Een and Turner ("Atlas and his flying balls"); Een, Füglistaller, Goodman, Levitas, Newman, Sippen, Sverdlik, Vela, Walcott, Micki Wesson (illuminations); Susan Podd, Frederieke Taylor (audience members). [Other characters:] Meredith Monk (madwoman), McBrien (dance of death), Nicky Paraiso (man in diner). Around the world 1349: Naaz Hosseini (Persian woman); Ching Gonzalez (Inca); Pura Le Fund, Nikya Kuan, Leland Kuan (Native Americans); Yoshio Yabara (Japanese man); Ronald Dabney, Allison Easter, Donna Fields (Africans). [Voices:] Sara Fishko, Steve Post (interviewers); Leah Foster, Roger Babb, Bob Rosen, Beatrice Roth, Louise Smith (others). Musicians: Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble, conducted by Wayne Hankin.
Local Subject
Motion pictures. Book of days.
Added Author
Monk, Meredith, director.
Monk, Meredith, conceptor.
Monk, Meredith, composer.
Monk, Meredith, performer.
Yabara, Yoshio. Designer. Costume designer. Performer
Newman, Toby. Performer
Vela, Pablo. Performer
Harrison, Lanny. Performer
Sverdlik, Daniel. Performer
Goodman, Andrea, 1953-. Performer
Sippen, Joshua. Performer
Levitas, Karin. Performer
Walcott, Hannah Pearl. Performer
Wameling, Gerd. Performer
Turner, Gail. Performer
Hoek, Mieke van. Performer
McBrien, Rob. Performer
Een, Robert. Performer
Hoving, Lucas. Performer
Hansen, Greger. Performer
Hankin, Wayne. Conductor
Quemerais, Stéphane. Performer
Füglistaller, Ruth. Performer
Wesson, Micki. Performer
Paraiso, Nicky. Performer
Hosseini, Naaz. Performer
Gonzalez, Ching. Performer
Dabney, Ronald. Performer
Easter, Allison. Performer
Babb, Roger. Performer
Rosen, Robert. Performer
Smith, Louise, 1955- Performer
Blevins, Tone. Author
Lasseur, Dominique. Producer
Tatge, Catherine. Producer
Bhargava, Girish. Film editor
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-4145
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