JVC Video Anthology of World Music and Dance

JVC Video Anthology of World Music and Dance

South Asia Geographic Region

Table of Contents

 
Call Number:  FLIC 85735 
SOUTH ASIA I - Tape 11

India 1
11-1 Bharata natyam - classical dance: A devotional dance to Shiva
11-2 Kathakall - dance-drama: "Dryodanavadham" from theMahabharata
11-3 Manipuri - classical dance: "Vasanta Ras" ("Circular dance of spring")
11-4 Kathak - classical dance: "Panchavati-varnam" (Rama and Sita in the forest -from the Ramayana)
11-5 Folk dance from Manipur: "Thougal jagoi" (Prayer for a rich harvest)
11-6 Dhol cholam - drum dance from Manipur
11-7 Kathak - classical dance: "Tarana"
 
Call Number:  FLIC 85736 
SOUTH ASIA II - Tape 12

India 2
12-1 Chhau - masked dance of Purulia
a. "Mahishasur-vadh" (Killing of the demon Mahishasur)
b. "Abhimanyu-vadh" (Death of the young hero Ahhimanyu)
12-2 Chhau - masked dance of Seraikela:
a. "Hara-Parvati" ("Shiva and Parvati")
b. "Ratri" ("Night")
c. "Nabik" ("Boatman")
d. "Mayur" ("Peacock")
12-3 Yakshagana - dance drama: "Abhimanyu-vadham"
12-4 Geet or bhajan - Hindu devotional song
12-5 Bhajan - Sikh devotional song
 
Call Number:  FLIC 85737  
SOUTH ASIA III - Tape 13

India 3
13-1 Rudra-vina - plucked zither solo
13-2 Sitar - plucked lute solo
13-3 Pabuji-ki-phad - illustrated narration of Pabuji's heroic deeds
13-4 Kath-putli - puppet play
13-5/6 Folk songs from Bengal
Bhatiyali - boatman's song: "Majhi baiya yaore, akul dariyar majhe"
Sari-gan -boat race song: "Sundoira majhir nao jan chale dhaiya"
13-7/8/9 Baul songs
Lalan giti: "Sabloke kaya Lalan kijat samsare"
Prem-tattva: "F prem garal makha naya"
Guru-tattva: "Ki chamatkarphalgo Guru dhare oi gachhe"
 
Call Number:  FLIC 85738  
SOUTH ASIA IV - Tape 14

Pakistan
14-1/2 Qawwali - Sufi group singing
Hamd - song in praise of Allah
Manqabat - song in honor of Sufi saints
14-3 Trance ritual of bitan (Shaman of Hunza) and instrumental prelude
14-4 Lolo ban - lyric song played on solo tutek [flute]
14-5 Bericho surnai - ensemble with surnai [shawmj
14-6 Tarwar - sword dance
14-7 Trance ritual of bitan (accompaniment for incantation calling forth mountain spirits)
 
Bangladesh
14-8 Women's dance: "Sonari ansh" ("Golden fiber")
14-9 Mountain folk dance
14-10 Dance-drama: "Our life"
 
Call Number:  FLIC 85739  
SOUTH ASIA V - Tape 15

Sri Lanka
15-1 Tovil - dance ritual for driving away evil spirits
15-2 Dance based on the Kohomba kankariya ceremony: "Asne"
15-3 Dance based on a ritual to Devol: "Telme"
15-4 Dance from Perahara festival: "Ves"
15-5 Dance based on a ritual to Devol: "Devol"
15-6 Pancha turya - five-instrument ensemble
15-7 Hunting song of the Vedda
 
Nepal
15-8 Gaine [musicians' caste] song with sarangi [bowed lute]: "Krishna murari"
15-9 Dhime, dapa khin, dholak and madal -drum solo
15-10 Dapa khala - Hindu devotional song
15-11 Lamaist ritual music
15-12 Masked dance-drama: "Mahakali pyakhan"
 
Bhutan
15-13 Chain - masked dance-drama

 

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