Blossoms of dance at the feet of the Lord: Odissi temple dance

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Title
Blossoms of dance at the feet of the Lord: Odissi temple dance
Names
Ratilekha (Interviewee)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1994
Place: Medina, OH
Publisher: Dr. Kunal Mitra
Table of Contents
Mangala charan / dance of invocation -- Batu nritya / dance based on rituals associated with the worship of Shiva -- Pallavi shankara bharan [announced on tape as Shankara pallavi] / abstract movement -- Kuru yadunandana / dance accompanied by narration from the Gita Govinda, a poem celebrating the love of Krishna and Radha -- Dasavatar / dance depicting the ten incarnations of Vishnu -- Shanta karum / invocation to Vishnu -- Interview with Ratilekha.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3288
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4666 (former)
Topics
Odissi dance
Dance -- Religious aspects
Siva (Hindu deity)
Krishna (Hindu deity)
Vishnu (Hindu deity)
Dance -- India -- Orissa
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Dance
Educational/cultural films and programs
Video
Notes
Statement of responsibility: [performed] by Ratilekha Mitra.
Creation/production credits: Presented by (?) E.T.C. Workshop, New York ; guru, Raghunnath Dutta ; technical assistance, Barbara Wybraniec.
Performers: Narrator: Govinda.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (61 min.) : sd., col.
Description
Performance of Odissi temple dance (ca. 48 min.), from the Indian state of Orissa, followed by an interview with Ratilekha (ca. 13 min.), who discusses the religious origins and functions of the dance, and aspects of its choreography, music, and texts.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY95-F384
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176668
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): acb492f0-b449-0136-721c-6b786f61e986
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1994: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Blossoms of dance at the feet of the Lord" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1994. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ec47c78e-1ec1-4043-be70-de121246536b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Blossoms of dance at the feet of the Lord" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ec47c78e-1ec1-4043-be70-de121246536b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1994). Blossoms of dance at the feet of the Lord Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ec47c78e-1ec1-4043-be70-de121246536b

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Blossoms of dance at the feet of the Lord