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)Do You Be1987
Book of Days
(1990)
Facing North
(1992)Facing North1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 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. Title Length
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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