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Meredith Monk : a documentary

Author: Sidsel MundalAllison EasterDina EmersonKatie GeissingerThomas BogdanAll authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1994]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Filmed interviews
Interviews
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Meredith Monk; Meredith Monk
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sidsel Mundal; Allison Easter; Dina Emerson; Katie Geissinger; Thomas Bogdan; Meredith Monk; Norsk rikskringkasting.
OCLC Number: 56175208
Credits: Camera, Rolf Larsen ; editor, Kari Dæhlin.
Performer(s): Singers: Allison Easter, Dina Emerson, Katie Geissinger, Tom Bogdan, Meredith Monk.
Event notes: Filmed on location in Monk's home base, New York City.
Description: 1 videocassette (38 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Responsibility: produced by NRK T.V. International ; directed by Sidsel Mundal.

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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.

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