Desa kala patraAdditional title: Deśa kāḷa pātra
NamesSusila, Wayan (Musician)Jaya, Nyoman (Interviewee)Cemil, Wayan (Teacher)Pasek, Wayan (Teacher)Kedim, Nyoman (Interviewee)Berdot, Jean-Louis (Director)Brunet, Jacques (Author of dialog)Pasek, Wayan (Dancer)Cemil, Wayan (Interviewee)Kedim, Nyoman (Dancer)
The Grand Prix Video Danse Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1992
Table of ContentsDANCE AND MUSIC CONTENTS: Female solo. -- Dance lesson for girls' ensemble. -- Dance rehearsal for two girls. -- Nandir (19th century court dance), perf. by eight girls. -- Dance lesson given by Wayan Cemil. -- Legong kraton, perf. by girls' ensemble. -- Gamelan rehearsal, led by Wayan Susila. -- Sekar jepun [gamelan composition]. -- Semara giri [gamelan composition]. -- Dance rehearsal or lesson for two girls. -- Dance lesson given to boy by Wayan Pasek. -- Baris melampahan, perf. by Pasek (Arjuna) and other men. -- Seated dance, perf. by Nyoman Kedim. -- Jauk masal (demons' dance inspired by ancient masked theater), perf. by male ensemble. -- Dance rehearsal, supervised by Wayan Cemil. -- Barong [dance-drama], including the gods Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva, manifesting in the aspect of Rangda. -- Temple festival. -- Legong kraton.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8721Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4033 (former)
TopicsNandir (Dance)Legong (Dance)Dance -- Indonesia -- Bali (Province)GamelanChild dancersDance for children -- Study and teachingHindu mythology
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesCo-produced by FR3 and le Jardin des Poiriers. Director: Jean-Louis Berdot. Writer: Jacques Brunet. Dialogue in Balinese or Bahasa Indonesia, with titles in French.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (Umatic) (51 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionDocumentary on life in the Balinese village of Sebatu, which centers upon dance and music. The title is a Balinese saying meaning "Act according to the circumstances." The villagers, adults and children, are seen both as dancers and in their daily occupations. Scenes of everyday life are interspersed with footage of performances, lessons, rehearsals, and preparations for festivals. Appearing in interviews are Wayan Susila, a composer; Nyoman Jaya, a woodcarver; the venerable dance master Wayan Cemil; Wayan Pasek, a civil servant; and Nyoman Kedim, a farmer.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY946032404-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175782Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): de554150-9004-0135-65df-4bacce8d3f80
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