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Monk: Beginnings


Release Date: 11/24/2009 
Label:  Tzadik   Catalog #: 7721   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  TraditionalMeredith MonkDon Preston
Performer:  Meredith MonkDon PrestonCollin WalcottSusan Kampe,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Greensleeves by Traditional
Performer:  Meredith Monk (Guitar), Meredith Monk (Voice)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
2. Nota by Meredith Monk
Performer:  Meredith Monk (Voice), Meredith Monk (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs. 
3. Duet for Voice and Echoplex by Meredith Monk
Performer:  Meredith Monk (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
4. Candy Bullets and Moon by Don Preston
Performer:  Don Preston (Drums), Don Preston (Organ), Meredith Monk (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: This work was written in collaboration with Meredith Monk (1943 - ). 
5. Trance by Meredith Monk
Performer:  Collin Walcott (Percussion), Don Preston (Percussion), Meredith Monk (Jew's Harp),
Meredith Monk (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
6. Epic 1 by Meredith Monk
Performer:  Meredith Monk (Organ), Meredith Monk (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
7. Paris by Meredith Monk
Performer:  Meredith Monk (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1972; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
8. Biography by Meredith Monk
Performer:  Meredith Monk (Voice), Meredith Monk (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1972; USA 
Length: 7 Minutes 49 Secs. 
9. Mill by Meredith Monk
Performer:  Meredith Monk (Organ), Meredith Monk (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
10. The Tale by Meredith Monk
Performer:  Meredith Monk (Voice), Meredith Monk (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs. 
11. Quarry Weave by Meredith Monk
Performer:  Susan Kampe (Voice), Meredith Monk (Voice), Andrea Goodman (Voice),
Monica Solem (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
12. Epic 2 by Meredith Monk
Performer:  Meredith Monk (Voice), Meredith Monk (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
13. Tower by Meredith Monk
Performer:  Meredith Monk (Voice), Meredith Monk (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
14. Do You Be? by Meredith Monk
Performer:  Meredith Monk (Voice), Meredith Monk (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
15. Quarry Procession by Meredith Monk
Performer:  Meredith Monk (Piano), Meredith Monk (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
16. Porch by Meredith Monk
Performer:  Meredith Monk (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 

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