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Additional title: Mahābhārata
Film Forms International (Producer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1975-03
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3230
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3863 (former)
Bedoyo (Dance)
Dance -- Indonesia -- Java
Dance -- Indonesia
Court dances (Music)
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Filmed at Sasono Mulyo, Surakarta, Java, in March 1975.
Content: Part of the series Traditional dances of Indonesia: Dances of Surakarta, Central Java (Tari-tarian tradisionil di Indonesia: Tari Jawa Gaya Surakarta, Jawa Tengah).
Creation/production credits: Produced by Film Forms International, San Francisco, and sponsored by Pertamina, Caltex Pacific Indonesia, and Bechtel Incorporated, Jakarta. Distributed by the University of California Extension Media Center.
Language: Titles in English and Indonesian; narration in Indonesian.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (24 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Court dance for nine women, created in the 1970s by Pak Tasman, a senior dance instructor of the Akademi Seni Karawitan Indonesia (ASKI). The highly formalized dance is based on a theme from the story Serat Dewaruci, in which Bima, one of the five Pandawa brothers of the Mahābhārata, seeks the sources of life.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936045512-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175086
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 421c33e0-7453-0134-664b-00505686a51c
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Item timeline of events

  • 1975: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bedoyo elo elo" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bedoyo elo elo" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1975). Bedoyo elo elo Retrieved from

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Bedoyo elo elo