Manipuri dance numbers
NamesJhaveri, 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)
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Dates / OriginDate 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 locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 9003Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4771 (former)
Topics(Hindu deity), RādhāHindu mythologyKrishna (Hindu deity)Dance -- India -- Manipur
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesCreation/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 DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (176 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY95-F654NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12486367Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c9f00be0-8cd8-0135-bf42-557f6df96341
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