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Title
The Dancers and Musicians of Bali
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Holub, Johannes (Videographer)
Dancers and Musicians of Bali (Company)
World Music Institute
New York Public Library. Dance Collection
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1996
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (ca. 61 min.). Kapi rapa [instrumental overture] / played by the gamelan Gunung Sari de Peliatan -- Pendet / welcoming dance, derived from a religious dance of offering ; danced by Ni Luh Nyoman Suastini, Ni Luh Ketut Riawati, A.A. Putra Dewantari, and Gusti Ayu Oka -- Baris / warrior dance ; danced by I Nyoman Joni -- Oleg tambulilingan / bumblebee dance ; danced by Cok Ratih Iriani and Made Lila Arsana -- Gambang suling [instrumental work] -- Kecak / exorcist ritual dance, incorporating the Ramayana story (with the male characters of Rama and Laksmana played by women) and a monkey chant performed by male ensemble ; danced by Ni Luh Ketut Riawati (Rama), Ni Luh Nyoman Suastini (Laksmana), A.A. Putra Dewantari (Sita), Ida Bagus Karang (Rawana), Gusti Ayu Oka (Trijata), Made Lila Arsana (Hanoman).
Reel 2 (ca. 48 min.). Legong jobog / girls' duet, based on a story about two monkey brothers, Subali and Sugriwa ; danced by A.A. Raka Jeniari, Cok Ratih Iriani, or A.A. Sri Utari [three dancers listed on program; only two appear] -- Barong / dance-drama depicting the Calonarang story, in which the Barong, a benevolent mythical creature, contends with evil forces led by the witch Rangda ; performed by Made Lila Arsana and I Nyoman Joni (Barong) ; I Made Sudiarta (Bojog) ; A.A. Ptr. Dewantari, Gusti Ayu Oka, Ni Luh Nyoman Suastini, and Ni Luh Ketut Riawati (sisian [disciples of the witch]) ; I Made Jimat (Matah Gede [witch/widow, later transformed into Rangda]) ; I Ketut Suwetja (Penasar [king's attendant]) ; Ida Bagus Karang (Prabu [king]) ; I Made Sudiarta (Celeluk) ; I Made Sudiarta, I Nyoman Joni, I Wayan Susila, and I Made Rawi (Unying).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2388
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5174 (former)
Topics
Dance -- Indonesia -- Bali (Province)
Pendet (Dance)
Baris (Dance)
Kecak (Dance drama)
Legong (Dance)
Rāma (Hindu deity)
Barong (Dance drama)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
two-dimensional moving image
Dance
Music
Video
Notes
Statement of responsibility: presented by the World Music Institute.
Accompanied by house program.
Recording made possible by the cooperation of the Dancers and Musicians of Bali, the World Music Institute, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Creation/production credits: Director, Anak Agung Gede Oka Kaleran ; artistic director, Stephen LaMarca ; lighting, Jennifer Stamps.
Performers: Performed by the Dancers and Musicians of Bali.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Town Hall, New York, on March 22, 1996, by Johannes Holub.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 streaming video files (NTSC) (109 min.) :sd., col.
Description
Performance of traditional Balinese dance and gamelan music by performers from the village of Peliatan in South Bali.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY96-F400
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12561675
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b65b1120-8b65-0135-c218-35302b8eb38b
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  • 1996: Issued
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Dancers and Musicians of Bali" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1996. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/deb212aa-1493-4a08-b9e2-944d0ed6f260

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Dancers and Musicians of Bali" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/deb212aa-1493-4a08-b9e2-944d0ed6f260

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1996). The Dancers and Musicians of Bali Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/deb212aa-1493-4a08-b9e2-944d0ed6f260

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The Dancers and Musicians of Bali