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Title
Manipuri dance numbers
Names
Jhaveri, Ranjana (Dancer)
Jhaverī, Darśanā (Dancer)
Kalāvatī Devī (Dancer)
Patel, Priti (Dancer)
Bannerjee, Sruti (Dancer)
Devi, Latasana (Dancer)
Singh, Bipin, 1918- (Teacher)
Jhaveri Sisters (Performer)
Manipuri Nartanalaya (Performer)
Kalāvatī Devī, (Singer)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1972 - 2008 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
(ca. 58 min.). Mangalacharan / invocation to Krishna ; performed by Priti and Sruti -- Shadanga prabandha / performed by Priti and Sruti -- Abhisarika / Radha sets out through inclement weather to meet Krishna ; performed by Priti -- Shukasari dwandwa / the male and female parrots Shuka and Sari quarrel over the relative merits of Krishna and Radha ; performed by Priti and Sruti -- Anangakshep / Radha, separated from Krishna, accuses Ananga, the god of love, of mistaking her for Shiva and burning her in revenge ; performed by Darshana -- Tanum / performed by Priti and Sruti. (ca. 55 min.). Krishna nartan / dance of Krishna ; performed by Sruti -- Sakshat darshan / Radha describes her lovesickness since seeing Krishna's beauty ; performed by Darshana -- Nannichuri / the young Krishna and his brother Balaram steal butter in the absence of their mother Yashoda ; performed by Priti and Sruti -- Manini Radha / dance based on five nayikabhedas (states of heroines in love) ; performed by Priti -- Gopras [announced on tape as Dandaras (?) of Goshthaleela] / cowherds' dance with sticks ; performed by Latasana and Sruti -- Mridu-uddhata Krishna nartan / virtuosic dance by Krishna in the tandava mode ; performed by Priti. (ca. 50 min.). Vipralambha shringar / Radha describes her love for Krishna, then accuses the god of love of mistaking her for Shiva and burning her in revenge ; performed by Sruti -- Swaraprabandha / performed by Darshana -- Bajikarkhel / Krishna, in the guise of an aerialist, pleases Radha with his acrobatic feats ; performed by Priti and Latasana -- Anangakshep / traditional composition ; Radha, separated from Krishna, accuses Ananga, the god of love, of mistaking her for Shiva and burning her in revenge ; performed by Ranjana. (12 min.). Kanduk khel / the young Krishna and his brother Balaram play ball ; performed by Priti and Sruti -- Bajikar vesh / Krishna, in the guise of an aerialist, pleases Radha with his acrobatic feats ; performed by Priti and Latasana.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9003
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4771 (former)
Topics
(Hindu deity), Rādhā
Hindu mythology
Krishna (Hindu deity)
Dance -- India -- Manipur
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Creation/production credits: dance and music composed by Guru Bipin Singh.
Content: Title from original container and accompanying outline.
Content: For accompanying syllabus and other materials, in English, see *MGZR Manipuri dance [Clippings].
Performers: Dancers: Ranjana Jhaveri, Darshana Jhaveri, Kalavati Devi, Priti Patel, Sruti Bannerjee, and Latasana Devi of Manipuri Nartanalaya.
Performers: Singers: Guru Bipin Singh, Atashi Chatterjee, Ibeyaima Devi, and Kalavati Devi.
Performers: Drummer: Birmangal Singh.
Performers: Conductor: Guru Bipin Singh.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (176 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
Multiple languages
Manipuri
Sanskrit
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY95-F654
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12486367
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c9f00be0-8cd8-0135-bf42-557f6df96341
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1972: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manipuri dance numbers" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1972 - 2008. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1f02034b-0df9-4438-914e-00201ead7400

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manipuri dance numbers" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 30, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1f02034b-0df9-4438-914e-00201ead7400

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1972 - 2008). Manipuri dance numbers Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1f02034b-0df9-4438-914e-00201ead7400

Wikipedia Citation

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Manipuri dance numbers