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The Story of a Dance - Bharata Natyam
The Story of a Dance - Bharata Natyam

The Story of a Dance - Bharata Natyam

by Krishna Sahai

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Language

English

Publisher

Indialog Publications

ISBN

8187981512 - Year: 2003 - Pages: 238

Binding

Paperback

Krishna Sahai

Author: Krishna Sahai
Publisher: Indialog Publications
Year: 2003
Language: English
Pages: 238
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8187981512

Description

An extremely handy guide by Krishna Sahai to understand and appreciate Bharata Natyam, the ancient and esoteric dance form preserved through the ages with astonishing purity. The holistic overview takes one through the purpose behind all Indian art forms, the development and history of Bharata Natyam, stories that are set to dance and, finally, to the technique.

The well-researched text, illustrated with photographs, and line drawings by Gautam Vaghela, will help the reader viewer enjoy, as a true aesthete, the multilayered beauty of the form and content of this ancient heritage, and the ultimate experience of rasa.

Contents

The aesthetics of Dance

The Origin and History of Dance

The Stories of Dance the Legends and Myths

The Technique of Bharata Natyam

Annexure: Hasta Mudras

Bibliography

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