This collection of piano pieces by Monk includes: Railroad (Travel Song); Paris; Windows in 7's; St. Petersburg Waltz; Ellis Island; Folkdance; and Phantom Waltz. With notes from the composer.
…Bridge: Three Sketches. Frederick Delius: Five Piano Pieces. John Ireland: Rhapsody. Karl Jenkins: Madog. Leonard Bernstein: Four Anniversaries. Meredith Monk: Railroad (Travel Song) -- Window in 7's. Ned Rorem: Six Friends. Peter Maxwell Davies: Three Sanday Places -- Five Little Pieces -- Farewell…
Contents: Obsolete Objects -- Ellis Island (solo version) -- Urban march (shadow) -- Tower -- Quarry Waltz -- Trekking -- Phantom Strings -- Totentanz -- Parlour Games. With a note from the composer, and performance notes.
Contents: I. There are three heavens and hells -- II. People, animal, things heaven and hell -- III. People heaven and hell -- IV. Animal heaven and hell -- V. Things heaven and hell -- VI. Heaven and hell chant -- VII. What do the three heavens and hells look like? With program and performance…
Composers: Conrad Tao, Maurice Ravel, Meredith Monk, Sergey Rachmaninov.
Performed by Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble; Todd Reynolds Quartet; Montclair State University Singers.
The Solaris Vocal Ensemble performs music by Marshall Ingram, Anne LeBaron, Frances White, and Meredith Monk.
This disc features piano music by Harold Budd, Dennis Russell Davies, Anthony Davis, Philip Glass, Meredith Monk, and Charlemagne Palestine. Various artists.
Contents: Sunflower Sutra, by Jerome Kitzke -- Statue of Liberty, by Laurie Anderson -- Fetch, by Derek Bermel -- Urban March (Shadow), by Meredith Monk -- The Garden, by Rodney Sharman -- and De Profundis, by Frederic Rzewski.
In one movement. With biographical note in French and English. Commissioned by CEPRAVOI in honor of Meredith Monk, for the 9th Festival de la Voix de Chateauroux. Premiered in May, 2014 by the Choeur de l'Université d'Orléans. Of advanced difficulty.
Shelly Hirsch is another one of those performers that defy categorization. Part Meredith Monk, part Ute Lemper, part Karen Finley, and a whole lot of her herself, Hirsch collaborates with some of New York's best to create some amazing collages of her world. CD Hotlist, January 2003.
…/ Copland -- Aeolian Ballade / David Del Tredici -- Episodes, Vol. I / Carlisle Floyd -- Toccata / Benjamin Lees -- Railroad (Travel Song) / Meredith Monk -- Window in 7's / Monk -- Six Friends / Ned Rorem -- three selections from Portraits / Virgil Thomson. Reprinted from earlier editions.
Contents: Prologue -- Unison -- Knee -- Hey Rhythm -- Cow Song -- Sigh -- Morning -- Slide -- Waltz -- Prophecy -- Dumb -- Conversation -- Low Ring -- High Ring -- Free -- Edge -- Scale Down -- Epilogue.
Contents: Porch (2:16) -- Understreet (4:19) -- What Does It Mean? (3:58) -- Vision (1:16) -- Fat Stream (7:28) -- Vision (2:03) -- Do You Be? (4:12) -- Vision (0:36) -- Change (3:45) -- Dungeon (6:49).
Contents: Dark/Light 1 -- High Realm -- Fractal Activity -- Environs 1 -- Eon -- Duet with Shifting Ground -- Environs 2 -- Pavement Steps -- Evolution -- Ritual Zone -- Water/Sky Rant -- Memory Zone -- Environs 3 -- Harvest -- Dark/Light 2 -- High Realm Reprise -- Fractal Mirror -- Ringing --…
With program, performance and biographical notes. This piece was originally composed in 1987 as part of a larger work for chorus entitled The Ringing Place. The performers sing nonsense syllables. The singers should be spread out, and staging aspects are involved. Duration ca. 8 minutes.
Contents: I. Cliff Light -- II. Tendrils -- III. Obsidian Chorale -- IV. Phantom Strings. Commissioned by the Kronos Quartet. Premiered in London, January 2005. Of advanced difficulty. Archive edition. Duration ca. 20 minutes.
In one movement. With a composer's note. Dedicated to Musica Sacra. The music calls for at least 26 voices, with at least two basses. The singers perform sounds and syllables rather than text.