Impermanence (album)

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Impermanence
Meredith Monk - Impermanence.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 18, 2008
RecordedJanuary 2007 at Avatar Studios, New York
GenreMinimalism
Length65:06
LabelECM New Series
ProducerManfred Eicher
Meredith Monk chronology
mercy
(2002)
Impermanence
(2008)
Beginnings
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Impermanence is the twelfth album by Meredith Monk, released on March 18, 2008 through ECM New Series.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Last Song" (for voices and piano)Meredith Monk7:18
2."Maybe 1" (for 8 pianos)Meredith Monk2:03
3."Little Breath" (for 4 voices, bass clarinet and elephant bells)Meredith Monk1:44
4."Liminal" (for 4 voices and chamber ensemble)Meredith Monk10:59
5."Disequilibrium" (for 6 voices and bicycle wheel)Meredith Monk2:26
6."Particular Dance" (for 7 voices, double ocarina, anklung, Balinese flute, zaphoon, punji, piano and percussion)Meredith Monk5:01
7."Between Song" (for 3 voices, clarinet, bass clarinet, piano, bells and vibraphone)Meredith Monk6:10
8."Passage" (for 7 voices)Meredith Monk1:59
9."Maybe 2" (for 6 voices, bass clarinet and bass drum)Meredith Monk3:07
10."Skeleton Lines" (for voice and chamber ensemble)Meredith Monk4:19
11."Slow Dissolve" (for chorus, violin, bass clarinet and glockenspiel)Meredith Monk2:35
12."Totentanz" (for 2 voices and chamber ensemble)Meredith Monk3:59
13."Sweep 1" (for paddle drums)Bohdan Hilash, John Hollenbeck, Allison Sniffin1:28
14."Rocking" (for chorus, bass clarinet, marimba and vibraphone)Meredith Monk5:17
15."Sweep 2" (for voice, ocean drum, Chinese temple bells, magnets and percussion)Bohdan Hilash, John Hollenbeck, Allison Sniffin1:26
16."Mieke's Melody No. 5" (for chorus, piano and vibraphone)Mieke van Hoek5:15

Personnel[edit]

Musicians
Production

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eddins, Stephen. "Meredith Monk: Impermanence". Allmusic. Retrieved July 4, 2013.