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Episode #2488

Meredith Monk Live II

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Monday, January 22, 2007

From the New Sounds Live concert series at the World Financial Center, hear the second half of a two-part tribute to vocalist/composer Meredith Monk, concluding her 40th anniversary season. Listen to “one of America’s Coolest Composers” along with her vocal ensemble as they perform excerpts from Book of Days, Atlas, Volcano Songs, and others. Hear a world premiere of an arrangement of “Lonely Spirit” for clarinets, along with other instrumental works. Plus, listen to Ms. Monk performing her classic “Gotham Lullaby” at the piano.

PROGRAM #2488, From New Sounds Live: M. Monk & Ensemble (First aired on Tuesday, 12-20-05)

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Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble

NS Live, World Financial Center, 11-16-05

Waltz in 5 [2:30]
Lonely Spirit [3:30]
Ellis Island [2:30]
Folk Dance [4:00]
Book of Days [30:00]

Book of Days, and many other recordings of Monk’s music, can be found on ECM Records, www.ecmrecords.com
Other info at www.meredithmonk.org

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