NamesSasha, stage name (Dancer)Bhaskar (Dancer)Maharaj, Shambhu (Teacher)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1950 - 1959 (Approximate)
Table of Contents[Four dance works] (ca. 25 min., sd.) / recorded in performance, location and date not identified ; danced by Sasha ; the four dance works are: Shloka or Shlokam / Bharata Natyam dance to Sanskrit prayer to Shiva -- Natanam adinar / Bharata Natyam dance taught to Sasha by G. Ellapa ; dance to a sacred temple song celebrating Shiva Nataraja -- Kathak suite / Kathak dance from North India, taught to Sasha by Shambhu Maharaj -- Krishna ni begane (Padam) / ballad to Krishna.Alarippu (ca. 8 min., si.) / recorded outdoors, location and date not identified ; opening dance of a Bharata Natyam concert ; danced by Sasha and Bhaskar.[Dance demonstration?] (ca. 4 min., si.) / recording location and date not identified ; close-ups and full-length shots of Sasha, who is apparently demonstrating various movements and positions.[Dance solo] (ca. 8 min., si.) / recorded on July 29, 1958, same location as above ; views of a statue of Shiva Nataraja, followed by footage of Sasha in a Bharata Natyam dance solo.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3354Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5261 (former)
TopicsBharata natyamKathak (Dance)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesContent: Program information from original container and notes provided by Sasha.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (45 min.) : sound and silent, black and white ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionCompilation of Hindu dance works recorded at various locations and dates.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F645NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13397757Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a1104610-aa0e-0133-f983-60f81dd2b63c
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