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Topèng Pajegan
Young, Elizabeth (Videographer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1977
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4941
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-458 (former)
Dance -- Indonesia -- Bali (Province)
two-dimensional moving image
Videotaped in the village of Sukawati, Bali on October 26, 1977 by Elizabeth Young. Performed by the Balinese dancer, Rutug, from the village of Singapadu, Bali. SUMMARY: Performance of The tale of Èrlangga, a Balinese Topeng (Masked) dance drama in which one male actor takes all the roles. Presented as part of a large scale temple festival in Sukawati village, Bali. For complete text in Balinese and English, as well as descriptive notes, see: *MGS (Balinese) 82-1124 Young, Elizabeth. The tale of Èrlangga: text translation.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (48 min.) :sd., b&w.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY827033793-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12159667
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 937817f0-8c1e-0135-1001-3927b1c35b33
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Item timeline of events

  • 1977: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Topèng Pajegan" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Topèng Pajegan" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 21, 2019.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1977). Topèng Pajegan Retrieved from

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Topèng Pajegan