Heen Baba's Dance and Drum Ensemble

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Title
Heen Baba's Dance and Drum Ensemble
Names
Kotelawala, Sicille P. C (Dancer)
Surasena (Dancer)
Gordon, Beate (Narrator)
Heen Baba and His Dance and Drum Ensemble (Performer)
Asia Society (Presenter)
Baba, Heen (Performer)
Collection

Asia Society Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1974 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Naga Natuma (Cobra dance) danced by Sicille Kotelawala. - Gajaga Vannama (Elephant dance) danced by Surasena. - Drum duet (improvisation) performed by Sirisena and Premasiri. - Samanala Vannama (Butterfly dance) danced by Surasena. - Drum contest (duet) and Mayura Vannama (The peacock) performed by Sicille Kotelawala, Sirisena, and Premasiri. - Ves Natuma from the Kohomba Kankariya ritual. Danced by Surasena.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 5914
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 5-451 (former)
Topics
Dance -- Sri Lanka
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Presented by Brooklyn College in cooperation with the Performing Arts Program of the Asia Society. Director: Mike Young. Narrated by Beate Gordon.
Performers: Performed by Heen Baba's Dance and Drum Ensemble: Sicille Kotelawala and Surasena, dancers; Sirisena and Premasiri, drummers; Heen Baba, cymbals.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (30 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Description
Traditional dances of Sri Lanka (Ceylon).
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY807024904-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158679
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 80ac8720-72e6-0134-3e5c-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1974: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Heen Baba's Dance and Drum Ensemble" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a1776520-aa02-0133-9ada-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Heen Baba's Dance and Drum Ensemble" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a1776520-aa02-0133-9ada-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1974). Heen Baba's Dance and Drum Ensemble Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a1776520-aa02-0133-9ada-60f81dd2b63c

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Heen Baba's Dance and Drum Ensemble