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Meredith Monk

January 11, 2011 Simple and unadorned, Monk's vocal music sounds as if it has always meant to exist.

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May 13, 2008 The performance artist and composer has begun to consider how her work will last after she's gone.

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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.

March 23, 2012 An evening with Michael Tilson Thomas, John Adams, Meredith Monk and Jeremy Denk.

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Monk: Volcano Songs

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  • Album: Monk: Volcano Songs
  • Artist: Meredith Monk
  • Label: ECM Records
  • Released: 1997
 

Atlas: An Opera in 3 Parts

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  • Album: Atlas: An Opera in 3 Parts
  • Artist: Meredith Monk
  • Label: ECM Records
  • Released: 1993
 

Impermanence

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  • Album: Impermanence
  • Artist: Meredith Monk
  • Label: ECM
  • Released: 2008