Meredith Monk

Meredith Monk

 

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Meredith Jane Monk (born November 20, 1942) is an American composer, performer, director, vocalist, filmmaker, and choreographer. Since the 1960s, Monk has created multi-disciplinary works which combine music, theatre, and dance, recording extensively for ECM Records.[1] In 1991, Monk composed an opera called Atlas with the Houston Opera.

Her music has been used in films by the Coen Brothers (The Big Lebowski, 1998) and Jean-Luc Godard (Nouvelle Vague, 1990 and Notre musique, 2004). Hip hop artist DJ Shadow sampled Monk's "Dolmen Music" on the song "Midnight in a Perfect World."

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Highlights10

Dolmen Music
 
Dolmen Music is a 1981 studio album by American composer and vocalist Meredith Monk.
Atlas: An Opera in Three Parts
 
Atlas: An Opera in Three Parts is a full-length recording of Meredith Monk's 1991 opera Atlas.
mercy
 
mercy is the eleventh album by Meredith Monk, released on October 29, 2002 through ECM New Series.
Book of Days
 
Book of Days is the seventh album by Meredith Monk, released in 1990 through ECM New Series.

Photos - Meredith Monk39

Popular Albums15

Album Appearances & References18

Song Appearances & References1

Musical Groups1

Musical Group References1

Minor Film Appearances & References3

Book References & Influences1

Collaborators & Influencers6

Other Music-Related Relationships4

Personal & Professional Relationships1

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Spotify - Albums15

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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