Vibrant sculpture/frozen dance

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Title
Vibrant sculpture/frozen dance
Names
Devi, Ritha (Narrator)
Devi, Ritha (Dancer)
Devi, Ritha (Author)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1987
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1652
Topics
Dance -- India -- Orissa
Odissi dance
Hindu mythology
Dance in sculpture
Temple dances -- India
Sun Temple (Konārak, India)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Creation/production credits: Presented by Ritham-Chhanda (Eternal Rhythm) Dance Academy, New York. Executive producer: Rahul Chatterji. Camera: Yagya Sharma and T. Prasad. Script: Ritha Devi. Narrators: Rahul Chatterji and Ritha Devi.
Statement of responsibility: Concept/choreography/dance direction/performance: Ritha Devi.
SUMMARY: Solo dances in the Oudra Nritya tradition of Orissa, performed by Ritha Devi on location at the temple of Surya at Konārka in India. The narration provides a brief description of the temple and its dance sculptures, and their relationship to Hindu dancing. The program includes a danced hymn to the sun god Surya; a storytelling dance based on the myth of Kunti, whose child Karna was fathered by the sun god; and other dances, many introduced by Ritha Devi.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (29 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Solo dances in the Oudra Nritya tradition of Orissa, performed by Ritha Devi on location at the temple of Surya at Konārka in India. The narration provides a brief description of the temple and its dance sculptures, and their relationship to Hindu dancing. The program includes a danced hymn to the sun god Surya; a storytelling dance based on the myth of Kunti, whose child Karna was fathered by the sun god; and other dances, many introduced by Ritha Devi.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174665
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a3092880-352b-0131-a806-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Vibrant sculpture/frozen dance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1987. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a1d19f40-3433-0131-f222-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Vibrant sculpture/frozen dance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 24, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a1d19f40-3433-0131-f222-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1987). Vibrant sculpture/frozen dance Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a1d19f40-3433-0131-f222-3c075448cc4b

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Vibrant sculpture/frozen dance