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November 17, 2014 The composer and singer describes her own sound as "folk music from another planet." Q2 visits the Tribeca loft that's been home to Monk's white-hot creative energies for more than 40 years.
Composer, choreographer, filmmaker and vocalists Meredith Monk performs at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York.
March 22, 2013 Meredith Monk's march lives up to its "Light" name — it's a pure distillation of joy.
Composer Meredith Monk being interviewed during the 'American Mavericks' event at The Greene Space, New York City, on March 26, 2012.
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March 23, 2012 Michael Tilson Thomas, John Adams, Meredith Monk, Jeremy Denk and the St. Lawrence String Quartet appeared in an evening of performance and conversation.
Working with the most basic human utterances, Monk's vocal music sounds fundamental and timeless.
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January 11, 2011 Reacting to the vocal acrobatics of 19th-century opera, Monk's vocal music draws inspiration from the clarity of medieval and folk traditions. The result is a sound that feels both ancient and new.
May 13, 2008 Monk has spent four decades challenging audiences and winning awards with her unusual fusion of song, theater, dance and film. Lately, she's begun to consider how her work will last after she's gone. Her latest CD, Impermanence, attempts to address that question.
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