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Classical dances and costumes of India.

Kay Ambrose

Classical dances and costumes of India.

by Kay Ambrose

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Published by Allied Pubs. in New Delhi .
Written in


Edition Notes

this ed. orig. publ. 1983.

ContributionsRam Gopal, 1922-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19076296M

Costumes of Indian dances project the chosen attires for the traditional dances and the folk dances. Costumes in Bharatnatyam Dance Costumes in Bharatnatyam Dances are gorgeous. The costume consists of a dhoti for both male and female dancers. It is usually of richly embroidered needlework or shimmering silk or satin.   Indian folk dances have eternal forms and rhythm. Traditional dancing is organised on every time, i.e. the births of children, festivals, marriage opportunities and the arrival of seasons. Indian folk and tribal dances are dance with minimal steps or movements. These folk dance of India are full of vibrancy, enthusiasm and energy.

  Indian Classical Dance Costumes, Bellevue, Washington. K likes. We supply Kuchipudi, Bharatanatyam and other indian classical dance Jewellery and costumes.5/5(3). Dance - Dance - Indian classical dance: The six recognized schools of Indian classical dance developed as a part of religious ritual in which dancers worshipped the gods by telling stories about their lives and exploits. Three main components form the basis of these dances. They are natya, the dramatic element of the dance (i.e., the imitation of character); nritta, pure dance, in which the.

Uday Shankar, who was born in the early years of the 20th century, is widely accepted as the Father of Modern Dance in India. This great dancer had a very wide vision, and he appreciated the wonderful variety and scope of expression afforded by the different classical and folk dances extant in the country.   One of the widely known classical India dances Odissi from the State or Orissa is highly inspired, ecstatic, passionate and sensuous form of dance. It has a history of years. Odissi, like classical dances of South India, has its origin in the devdasi tradition.


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