mercy (Meredith Monk album)

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mercy
Meredith Monk - Mercy.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 29, 2002
RecordedMarch 19–20, 2002 at Sorcerer Sound, New York
GenreMinimalism
Length57:16
LabelECM New Series
ProducerTom Bogdan, Meredith Monk
Meredith Monk chronology
Volcano Songs
(1997)
mercy
(2002)
Impermanence
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]

mercy is the eleventh album by Meredith Monk, released on October 29, 2002 through ECM New Series.

Track listing[edit]

mercy: Opera for 6 voices, 2 keyboards, percussion, violin & theremin
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."braid 1 and leaping song" (for voices and ensemble)Meredith Monk8:14
2."braid 2" (for voices and ensemble)Meredith Monk2:35
3."urban march (shadow)" (for voices, synthesizer and piano)Meredith Monk3:10
4."masks" (for voices)Meredith Monk1:43
5."line 1" (for cymbals with microphone)Bohdan Hilash, John Hollenbeck, Allison Sniffi1:14
mercy: Opera for 6 voices, 2 keyboards, percussion, violin & theremin
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
6."doctor/patient" (for voices, piano, marimba and vibraphone)Meredith Monk8:21
7."line 2" (for cymbals with microphone and violin)Bohdan Hilash, John Hollenbeck, Allison Sniffi1:01
mercy: Opera for 6 voices, 2 keyboards, percussion, violin & theremin
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
8."woman at the door" (for voices, piano and melodica)Meredith Monk5:55
9."line 3 and prisoner" (voices and ensemble)Bohdan Hilash, John Hollenbeck, Allison Sniffi5:23
10."epilogue" (for voice, clarinet, piano and melodica)Meredith Monk1:54
11."shaking" (for voices and ensemble)Meredith Monk3:05
12."liquid air" (for voices and bowed vibraphone)Meredith Monk3:53
13."urban march (light)" (for voices and ensemble)Meredith Monk6:05
14."core chant" (for voices and marimba)Meredith Monk4:43

Personnel[edit]

Musicians
Production

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brennan, Gerald. "Mercy". Allmusic. Retrieved July 4, 2013.