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Desa kala patra
Additional title: Deśa kāḷa pātra
Susila, 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 / Origin
Date Created: 1992
Table of Contents
DANCE 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 locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8721
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4033 (former)
Nandir (Dance)
Legong (Dance)
Dance -- Indonesia -- Bali (Province)
Child dancers
Dance for children -- Study and teaching
Hindu mythology
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Co-produced by FR3 and le Jardin des Poiriers. Director: Jean-Louis Berdot. Writer: Jacques Brunet.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Language: Dialogue in Balinese or Bahasa Indonesia, with titles in French.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Umatic) (51 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Documentary 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 Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY946032404-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175782
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): de554150-9004-0135-65df-4bacce8d3f80
Rights Statement
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