Book of Days (Meredith Monk album)

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Book of Days
Meredith Monk - Book of Days.jpg
Studio album by Meredith Monk
Released 1990
Recorded June 1989 (1989-06) at Clinton Studios, New York City
Genre Minimalism
Length 48:35
Label ECM New Series
Producer Manfred Eicher
Meredith Monk chronology
Do You Be
(1987)
Book of Days
(1990)
Facing North
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

Book of Days is the seventh album by Meredith Monk, released in 1990 through ECM New Series.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Meredith Monk, except "Dusk" by Wayne Hankin.

No.TitleLength
1."Early Morning Melody"1:28
2."Travellers 1, 2, 3"2:31
3."Dawn"3:18
4."Travellers 4/Churchyard Entertainment"6:34
5."Afternoon Melodies"4:46
6."Fields/Clouds"2:21
7."Dusk"2:31
8."Eva's Song"0:48
9."Evening"2:51
10."Travellers 5"1:55
11."Jewish Storyteller/Dance/Dream"4:54
12."Plague"3:10
13."Madwoman's Vision"7:40
14."Cave Song"3:48

Personnel[edit]

Musicians
  • Johanna Arnold – vocals (3–4, 6, 11–12)
  • Joan Barber – vocals (3–4, 6, 11–12)
  • Robert Een – vocals (2–6, 10–12), cello (13)
  • John Eppler – vocals (3–4, 6, 11–12)
  • Ching Gonzalez – vocals (2–4, 6, 11–12)
  • Andrea Goodman – vocals (2–6, 9–12)
  • Wayne Hankin – vocals (5–6, 12), bagpipes (7), hurdy-gurdy (7)
  • Naaz Hosseini – vocals (1–6, 10–13), violin (13)
  • Meredith Monk – vocals
  • Toby Newman – vocals (8, 14)
  • Nicky Paraiso – vocals (2–4, 6, 11–12)
  • Timothy Sawyer – vocals (3–4, 6, 11–12)
  • Nurit Tilles – keyboards (3–4, 6), Hammond organ (14)
Production

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allender, Mark W.B. "Book of Days". Allmusic. Retrieved June 28, 2013.

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