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Easter, Allison

Overview
Works: 40 works in 72 publications in 2 languages and 369 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Biography  Nonfiction films  Filmed interviews  Documentary films  Rap (Music)  Popular music  Music  Jazz  Educational films 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Honoree, Author
Classifications: GV1785.M575, 792.80973
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Most widely held works about Allison Easter
 
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Most widely held works by Allison Easter
Mercy by Meredith Monk( Recording )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volcano songs by Meredith Monk( Recording )

9 editions published in 1997 in 4 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volcano Songs : Duets.. (1993).. Monk, Meredith. Geissinger, Katie
In what language? by Vijay Iyer( Recording )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meredith Monk by Meredith Monk( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profile of choreographer, composer and performer Meredith Monk. Monk discusses some ideas underlying her work: her attraction to the eloquence of the human voice, and the direct communication made possible by the abstract qualities of music; her emphasis on the poetic rather than the political; her belief in the power of images; and her willingness to take risks. She describes her experiences in working in different media, such as audio recordings, films, and videos. Includes excerpts from several works
Atlas : an opera in three acts by Meredith Monk( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

43 days( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A provocative short film that takes a hard look at the dangers of becoming a runaway, particularly the risk of sexual exploitation of teen girls by ruthless pimps. This narrative film, based loosely on actual events, follows the ordeal of a teenage girl who makes an impulsive decision to run away from her group home. It relays the hazards of the street and the desperate choices that a child may feel forced to make when hungry and homeless"--Container
Quarry by Meredith Monk( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meredith Monk and vocal ensemble in concert( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meredith Monk performs songs from her various works, including Songs from the hill (Porch, Wa-lie-oh), and Light songs (Click song no. 1). She is then joined by Katie Geissinger and they perform duets from Volcano songs (Walking song, Lost wind, Hips dance). Monk and Geissinger are joined by other members of Monk's ensemble and they perform selections from Atlas (Future quest, Choosing companions, Agricultural community, Ice demons, Desert tango, Return to Earth), Ya-min-na-neya, and an excerpt from the Night section of The Politics of quiet
Atlas, close-up( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in three parts, inspired by the life and writings of explorer Alexandra David-Neel (1868-1969)
Meredith Monk( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about Meredith Monk and her works in various disciplines, including choreography and dance performance, vocal compositions and performance, and filmmaking. Excerpts from various works intercut with interview footage
A celebration service( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of vocal and dance pieces from a variety of Meredith Monk's works, including "Offering" from Volcano Songs (1994), "Dawn" and "Fields/Clouds" from Book of Days (1985), "Quarry Weave no. 2" from Quarry (1976), "Tower" from Vessel: An Opera Epic (1971), "Celebration Dance" from The Politics of Quiet (1996), "Other Worlds Revealed" and "Earth Seen From Above" from ATLAS: an opera in 3 parts (1991), and "Processional" from American Archeology no. 1: Roosevelt Island (1994). "Kah-La-Le-Imo", adapted and arranged by Tiyé Giraud, was used with permission. Readings from religious texts and prayers of various religions are interspersed with the performances. All songs vocal performances only, except "Tower", "Celebration Dance", and "Processional", which had choreographed dance or movement elements to them
Three heavens and hells( Recording )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlas, wide shot( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in three parts, inspired by the life and writings of explorer Alexandra David-Neel (1868-1969)
Atlas, an opera in three parts( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meredith( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Footage of performances of the Meredith Monk retrospective intercut with talking head interview question responses where Monk discusses the influence her childhood and her cultural heritage had on her development as a choreographer and composer. Songs featured in the documentary include Gotham Lullaby, Jade (Old Woman's Song), Prairie Ghost, St. Petersburg Waltz, Click Song #1, Volcano Songs Duets: Walking Song, Vessel (excerpt), Do You Be?, and New York Requiem. The documentary also features a short excerpt from Monk's film Book of Days
Atlas, concert version( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A performance of selections from Facing North by Meredith Monk and Robert Een, followed by performance of only the songs from Monk's opera, Atlas
Workshop( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Celebration service, rehearsal( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hand-held close-ups of rehearsal of Monk's Celebration Service
A performance to honor Micki Wesson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The politics of quiet (excerpts)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Excerts from The Politics of Quiet in it's work-in-progress stage. Sections included are Prayer #1: Meeting Songs, Folk Dance, Ancestors Chorale, a portion of Night (Elegy), and Time Pavanne
 
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German (2)