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Manipuri dance numbers and demonstration

Title
Manipuri dance numbers and demonstration [electronic resource] / [choreography by] Guru Bipin Singh.
Publication
1972 or later.

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Description
1 streaming video file (NTSC) (184 min.) : sd., col.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title from original container; accompanying outline is titled "Manipuri dance numbers composed by Guru Bipin Singh."
  • For accompanying syllabus and other materials, in English, see *MGZR Manipuri dance [Clippings].
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Performer (note)
  • Dancers: Ranjana Jhaveri, Darshana Jhaveri, Kalavati Devi, Priti Patel, Sruti Bannerjee, Latasana Devi, and Premlata Devi of Manipuri Nartanalaya.
  • Singers: Guru Bipin Singh, Atashi Chatterjee, Ibeyaima Devi, and Kalavati Devi.
  • Drummer: Birmangal Singh.
  • Conductor: Guru Bipin Singh.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Language (note)
  • Dance titles announced in Manipuri or Sanskrit.
Contents
  • Kandarpaprati akshep / music, Meitei song ; Radha accuses Kandarpa, the god of love, of mistaking her for Shiva and burning her in revenge ; performed by Darshana -- Nipa khubakishei / clapping dance in tandava (masculine) style, performed during Rathayatra, the chariot festival of Jagannath ; performed by Priti, Sruti, and Latasana -- Nipa nupi khubakishei / traditional composition ; music, Dashavtar stuti ; clapping dance in tandava and lasya (feminine) styles ; performed by Darshana and Priti (tandava), Ranjana and Sruti (lasya) -- Demonstration of three divisions of tandava: Gunthanam / performed by Priti -- Chalanam / performed by Latasana -- Prasaranam / performed by Latasana -- Demonstration of rhythm patterns to time measures: Tal tevda / performed by Sruti -- Tal khujital / performed by Sruti -- Tal brahmatal / performed by Priti -- Shukasari dwandwa / the male and female parrots Shuka and Sari quarrel over the relative merits of Krishna and Radha ; performed by Priti and Sruti -- Khandita / song from Jayadeva's Gita govinda ; one of the eight nayikabhedas (states of heroines in love) ; Radha is jealous and angry when Krishna is late for a tryst, and sends him away when he arrives with the marks of loveplay on his body ; performed by Darshana. (ca. 52 min.)
  • Anangakshep / Radha accuses Ananga, the god of love, of mistaking her for Shiva and burning her in revenge -- Mridang vadan [instrumental work] / performed by Darshana and Latasana (drums), and Guru Bipin Singh (cymbals) -- Demonstration of body movements by Guru Bipin Singh: Lasya chali -- Lasya tanchep -- Alankar [rhythm pattern] showing importance of neck movements -- Alankar from Gopras in tandava style -- Sequence from Bajikar khel, based on cholom tandav -- Excerpt from Krishna nartan -- Excerpt from Brindavan bhangi pareng, in lasya style -- Excerpt from Ghoshtha Brindavan bhangi pareng -- Gaits of animals and birds, demonstrated by Guru Bipin Singh: gajagati (elephant), hansagati (swan), khanjangati (wagtail), stork, crow -- Pontha jagoi / competition dance of Krishna and Radha, contrasting tandava and lasya styles ; performed by Kalavati (Krishna) and Ranjana (Radha) -- Manbhanjan ; sequence from Jayadeva's Gita govinda ; Radha is angry and jealous when Krishna is late for a tryst, and asks him to leave when he arrives with marks of loveplay on his body, but the two are reconciled ; performed by Kalavati (Krishna) and Ranjana (Radha) -- Krishna roop varnam / description of Krishna's beauty ; performed by Ranjana. (ca. 57 min.)
  • Bhangi parengs (traditional dance compositions utilizing basic body movements, which must be mastered by Manipuri dance students): Ghoshtha bhangi pareng, in tandava style (II and III year course) / performed by Kalavati, Latasana, and Premlata -- Achouba bhangi pareng, in lasya style (II and III year course) / performed by Ranjana, Darshana, and Priti (?) -- Brindavan bhangi pareng, in lasya style (IV year course) / performed by Ranjana, Darshana, and Kalavati -- Ghoshtha Brindavan bhangi pareng, in tandava style (V year course) / performed by Kalavati, Latasana, and Premlata. (ca. 58 min.)
  • Khurumba bhangi pareng, in lasya style (VI year course) / performed by Ranjana, Darshana, and Kalavati. (16 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIDF 9004
Title
Manipuri dance numbers and demonstration [electronic resource] / [choreography by] Guru Bipin Singh.
Imprint
1972 or later.
Country of Producing Entity
India.
Performer
Dancers: Ranjana Jhaveri, Darshana Jhaveri, Kalavati Devi, Priti Patel, Sruti Bannerjee, Latasana Devi, and Premlata Devi of Manipuri Nartanalaya.
Singers: Guru Bipin Singh, Atashi Chatterjee, Ibeyaima Devi, and Kalavati Devi.
Drummer: Birmangal Singh.
Conductor: Guru Bipin Singh.
Language
Dance titles announced in Manipuri or Sanskrit.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding
Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-4772.
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Local Subject
Manipuri dance.
Added Author
Jhaveri, Ranjana, dancer.
Jhaverī, Darśanā, dancer.
Kalāvatī Devī, dancer. Singer
Patel, Priti, dancer.
Bannerjee, Sruti, dancer.
Devi, Latasana, dancer.
Singh, Bipin, 1918- tch, choreographer. Singer. Conductor
Jhaveri Sisters.
Manipuri Nartanalaya.
DHCA.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 9004
*MGZIC 9-4772 (former)
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