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Dances of India: Mohiniyattam, Kuchipudi, Manipuri, Odissi, Bharatanatyam, Kathakali, Kathak

By: Bharati Shivaji, Vijayalakshmi, Raja Reddy, Radha Reddy, R.K. Singhajit Singh, Sharon Lowen, Prathibha Prahlad, S. Balakrishnan and Shovana Narayan; Series Editor: Alka Raghuvanshi

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Wisdom Tree: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012013

ISBN: 8186685359

Condition: New


Indian classical dances have a tradition that has been distilled to perfection over centuries. For the first time, the actual practitioners of these forms—the dancers themselves—give the insider’s point of view, delineating the origin and history of various styles, the repertoire, technique, the music, the costumes, make-up and specific jewellery. Aimed at an interested but uninitiated audience. The series has edited by Alka Raghuvanshi with photographs by Avinash Pasricha A set of seven volumes packed in a slip case View more info

Kelucharan Mohapatra: The Dancing Phenomenon (Pocket Art Series)

By: Sharon Lowen

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013053

ISBN: 8174361790

Condition: New


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The Performing Arts of India: Development & Spread Across the Globe

By: Sharon Lowen (ed.)

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Gurgaon, India, Shubhi Publications: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011664

ISBN: 8187226943

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 210. View more info

Odissi (Dances of India Series)

By: Sharon Lowen; Series Editor: Alka Raghuvanshi

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Wisdom Tree: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023422

ISBN: 8186685162

Condition: New


This overview of the classical dance of Orissa spans its historical development from the 2nd century B.C. It traverses through the feminine temple dance tradition, the medieval spreading of spiritual conciousness, through the bhakti inspired dance of young boys in the gotipua tradition. And most importantly, its revival in the 20th century as part of India's reclamation of national identity. The repertoire, training and technique of today's Odissi is explained with a clarity that students of dance and aficionados of Indian performing arts will find of great value in understanding this lyrical ... View more info