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Manipuri dance course, IV year and V year [Part 1]

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Title
Manipuri dance course, IV year and V year [Part 1]
Names
Jhaveri, Ranjana
Jhaverī, Darśanā
Kalāvatī Devī (Singer)
Devi, Latasana
Singh, Bipin, 1918-
Jhaveri Sisters
Manipuri Nartanalaya
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1972 or later
Table of Contents
IV year (ca. 50 min.). Nritta bandha (Punglol jagoi) (dances to talas or time measures): Chali, danced in lasya [feminine] style / performed by Darshana -- Chali, danced in tandava [masculine] style / performed by Latasana -- Tanchep, danced in tandava style / performed by Kalavati -- Menkup, danced in lasya style / performed by Ranjana -- Menkup, danced in tandava style / performed by Kalavati.
IV year, continued (ca. 61 min.). Tevda, danced in lasya style / performed by Darshana -- Prabandha nritta (dances to musical compositions): Krishna nartan / dance of Krishna from the Rasleela ; performed by Latasana -- Jugal nartan / dance of Krishna and Radha from the Rasleela ; performed by Ranjana and Kalavati -- Prabandha nritya (interpretative dances to songs): Krishnaroop varnan / description of Krishna's beauty ; performed by Darshana -- Nannichuri / the young Krishna as butter thief ; performed by Kalavati -- Kanduk khel / the young Krishna and his brother Balaram play ball ; performed by Kalavati and Latasana -- Chaturanga / traditional composition performed in the Nityaras ; performed by Darshana -- Baje drimikiti / traditional composition describing Krishna's beauty ; performed by Darshana -- Radha nartan / dance of Radha ; performed by Ranjana -- Nrityahasta (hand gestures) used in Maibi jagoi (priestess' dance) in the Lai-haraoba festival: Yumsaba (describing the building of a house) and Phisaba (describing cloth weaving) / performed by Latasana -- Mridang rag (drum composition): Rag macha.
V year (ca. 57 min.). Nrittabandha: Tanchep pareng, danced in lasya style / performed by Darshana -- Tevda pareng, danced in tandava style / performed by Darshana -- Rupak pareng, danced in lasya style / performed by Kalavati -- Chartal pareng, danced in lasya style / performed by Darshana -- Nritta prabandha (pure dance to musical compositions): Telena / traditional composition ; performed by Ranjana -- Swarmala / traditional composition ; performed by Ranjana -- Tanum in lasya style / traditional dance performed in the Nityaras ; performed by Darshana.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9001
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4769 (former)
Topics
(Hindu deity), Rādhā
Hindu mythology
Krishna (Hindu deity)
Dance -- Study and teaching -- India
Dance -- India -- Manipur (India)
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Dance
Instruction
Video
Notes
Statement of responsibility: course devised by Guru Bipin Singh.
Title from accompanying outline.
For accompanying syllabus and other materials, in English, see *MGZR Manipuri dance [Clippings].
Performers: Performed by the Jhaveri Sisters, Ranjana Jhaveri and Darshana Jhaveri, with Kalavati Devi and Latasana Devi of Manipuri Nartanalaya.
Performers: Singers: Guru Bipin Singh, Kalavati Devi, Atoshi Chatterjee, Ibeyaima Devi, and Premlata Nayak.
Performers: Drummer: Biramangal Singh.
Performers: Conductor: Guru Bipin Singh.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Language: Dance terms and titles are announced in a combination of Sanskrit, Manipuri, and English.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (168 min.) :sd., col.
Description
Fourth and fifth year syllabus for a training course in Manipuri dance, first created by Guru Bipin Singh in 1958 and revised by him in 1972. The fifth year syllabus is continued on *MGZIC 9-4770. The course is based on Singh's in-depth study of oral traditions of dance and music, particularly the dance forms of Sankirtan and Rasleelas, correlated with various Vaishnavite and ancient Indian texts on dance and music. It includes traditional compositions as well as original choreography by Singh.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
Multiple languages
Manipuri
Sanskrit
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY95-F655
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12486368
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): be480870-85c8-0135-7748-6d4aa3b9fb72
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Item timeline of events

  • 1972: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manipuri dance course" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1972 or later. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/34c91f4e-009f-4f05-9992-10e40d5c81ce

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manipuri dance course" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 16, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/34c91f4e-009f-4f05-9992-10e40d5c81ce

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1972 or later). Manipuri dance course Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/34c91f4e-009f-4f05-9992-10e40d5c81ce

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Manipuri dance course