The dancer is adorned with silver jewelry made of fine silver in the Tarnish or filigree style of hand. Made jewelry. The costume is made from traditional Aria pat or hand loomed silk. Traditionally, the repertoire of Odious dance recital consist of:- 1. Mechanical and Panamanian (an obeisance to the chosen deity) – The Odious recital opens with this innovatory piece. A combination of dance steps and mime for expressing the meaning through the gestures is used to interpret a line of poetry set to music. , Papilla- A melody is introduced tort the dancer who begins to move in accordance with sound patterns and notes of the song using eye movements, postures and nuanced footwork. 3. Banana- The dancer now enacts the song through and gestures, facial expressions and body movements to convey the meaning and mood of the lyrics. 4. Mimosa – This is the concluding piece of the recital consisting of pure dance as well shabbiness elements. The dancer creates varied patterns in space and time through a combination of movement and static poses.
In the Odious dance the human body is treated in terms of bananas or postures. These resemblance, Advancing and Triangle along which deflections Of the head, torso and hips can take place. The eyes and face play a very important role in expressing the moods of the song so there are specific exercises like Driest Behead (eye movement), Sirs Behead (head movement) and Grave Behead (neck movement) so that the dancers body movement and hand expressions become more dramatic.
The dance style is achieved through expression in six major areas. 1. Baaing (Poses) 2. Birthmark (Measured leaps) 3. Chair (Dance steps) 4. Pad Behead (Pressed feet position) 5. Hasty (Hand gestures) 6. Nava Rasa (Nine emotions or moods) The Odious orchestra consists of pajama player, a singer, flutist, a sitar or violin player and a Nanjing or small cymbal player. Odious dance thus gives he impression of a soft lyrical style, highly sensuous in form, but actually it is rigorous, challenging and demands control and precision.
Posted in Performing Arts Leave a reply Satirist Music, Dance and Theatre Quick Facts I _ State: North-East India 2. Performed by: Monks of the monastic order. 3. Theatre: Anemia Banana. 4. Associated Arts: Mask Making, miniature paintings etc. The Satirist Music, Dance and Theatre emerged from the Strata institution combining vocal and instrumental music, dance and theatre (a monastic institution of Visitation faith). It is performed by the monks of the monastic order, The word Satirist owes its origin from the Sanskrit word fitter’ meaning a sacrificial session.
The Satirist Music, Dance and Theatre is mostly a group work having a performance text orally handed down to generations. They drew inspiration trot the canonical treatises like Intrastate and Sangria Rattlesnake and are based on the literary compositions by Sacristan Cankered and Mohammed, who were great saints, poets and composers preaching the devotional faith integrated with pursuit of arts. The communities and groups performing Satirist Music, Dance and Theatre are located in different parts of Onto-East India Satirist Music
The music is rich with several types like Barging, Certain etc and these compositions are performed as congregational singing in various ritual services, as community prayers interwoven with elements drawn from pan-Indian and Indo-Mongolia traditions of music. The supportive percussive and Other instruments have been devised from the surrounding nature. Satirist Dance The Satirist dance derives elements from both the Canonical treatises Of Indian dance and music as well as from the folk and tribal traditions of Assam and North east India.
Satirist Theatre The theatre or Anemia Banana is one of the oldest traditions in India introduced y Cankered. The Banana, enacted on the plays of the Cankered, Mohammed and their postulate written in Braille and Sesames languages. The Satirist Music, Dance and Theatre contributed to the growth of other allied arts like painting, miniature painting, wood carving, mask -making etc. Posted in Performing Arts I Leave a reply Stigmata l. State: Kraal 2. Performed by: Zacchary and Angier 3. Site of performance: Stableman’s (temple theatres). 4.
Duration: 40 days or 1 year 5_Theme: Plays of Abash, Harsh, Switchboard etc. 6. Art Institution: Salamander, devoted to classical arts in Kraal. Stimulated is a form of Sanskrit theatre originated in Kraal in ancient time, It is recently declared by UNESCO as among the ” Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity” in order to safeguard expressions of oral heritage and traditional culture. The word Stigmata is derived from the word ‘Kit’ which in Malaysia language primarily means ;combined’ or ‘together’ While ‘tama’ means acting. Therefore, the word ‘Stigmata ‘ means combined acting.
The theatre is performed by a community Of male and female performers. The former are known as Zacchary while later as Insignias. They are assisted by rammers ecclesiastical. The theatre is performed in the temples having permanent theatre structures attached to major temples of Kraal . These are known as Stableman’s. The types of plays performed are Voyage, Parka, Intake and Paragraph and these are listed among the ten forms of drama in Sanskrit texts on dramaturgy. The theatre is performed on plays of all major playwrights in Sanskrit including Pashas, Harsh, Starboard, Saltshakers and Victorianism etc. Except Salinas and Bathtub. Stigmata base its performance on the individual acts and not on the full text of the Sanskrit play. Posted in Performing Arts Leave a reply Maharani Unruly Posted on August 28, 2012 My grandmother is a very pious lady and is a great devotee of Lord Jonathan. She is very much interested in reading books and while reading about the dances in India she came to know about the Maharanis. One day my grandmother narrated the story on Maharanis which found fascinating and interesting. Am sharing this story with you all 50 that we can appreciate our ancient traditions.
I _ State: Odious 2. Maharanis: Advises 3. Theme: Koalas, Mantras and Get Giovanni 4. Performed for: Q)rd Jonathan In ancient times, there are women especially to serve the Lord Jonathan in the ample in Purr district of Odious and they are known as Maharanis- These women are advises who are chosen for the save of the Lord Jonathan and they are attached to the deity after a ceremony where a piece of cloth from the idol is tied around their head by the temple priest thus symbolizing their marriage to the deity.
They serve the deity by performing dance in the temple and never performed outside temple precinct, There are two clans of Maharanis- 1. Baiter Gaunt Maharanis- They was allowed to enter into the sanctum sanctum of the temple, 2. Bargaining Maharanis- They was allowed to enter the temple but not the sanctum San Themes for performance Initially, the maharanis performed mainly Unruly (pure dance) and Mahayana based on mantras and koalas, but later dance sequences were performed based on the lyrics of the Get Giovanni of Jadedly_ Dress The maharanis wore a colorful Odious silk sari that is draped around the body and tied to the waist.
Make up The face is decorated with the sacred talk mark on the forehead and delicate patterns Of White dots around the brows and on cheeks-the eyes are lined With dark Kohl. Finger tips, palms and feet are tinted red with LATA. Hairstyle The hair is parted and knotted in a bun, wreathed with flowers and adorned with OSHA Paula or decorative pin for the bun. Components of Dance 1. Mechanical- It starts with the pram or salutation to the deity. The flower offering with folded hands complete this salutation. 2. Bump prename- This is an obeisance to the mother earth. , Dave Suit Landing) – In this a song is sung for the Lord Changes to remove all obstacles. 4. Bat Unruly- It combines both pure dance and ritual offerings and is dedicated to Lord Bathwater Bavaria or Shiva, 5. Papilla – It weaves beautiful patterns of melodies through passages of rhythmic syllables in beautiful synchronized movements and steps. . Banana and Monkeys – It marks the culmination of the service. This Maharani tradition of the temple is an integral part of the art and history and has given way to the present form of Odious.
I Posted in Performing Arts I Leave a reply Gang Guyana Posted on August 15, 2012 There are two friends Seta and Rasher. Rasher in her holidays went to her grandparents home who are living in a village and visited a temple in the evening there she saw performance on Gang Guyana. After coming back from the village she met her friend Seta and asked her, if she has ever heard of Gang Guyana? DO you know she is referring to What? Quick Facts 1 -Type: Folk Narrative 2. Performers: Gang Community 3. Theme: Wedding of Shiva and Parity 4. Place of Performance: Temple courtyards mostly of Shiva temples.
Gang Guyana is an oral folk narrative of the wedding of Shiva and Parity in verse form. It defines the cultural and social identity of the Gang community. The narrative is performed by the wandering mendicants to Gang community who earn their livelihood by performing songs in Shiva temples either voluntarily or on invitation. The performance starts with the birth of Parity and her growing p as an extremely beautiful and accomplished girl who dreamt of marrying Shiva and she managed to reach Shiva’s abode with the help of the Brahmins.
The poem revolves around the gradual transformation of Shiva from a tribal to a family man who loves his wife and never wants to displease her. Fun Time After telling about Gang Guyana to Seta, she asked the following questions to Rasher which came into her mind etch and was answered by her grandmother in the temple. Who are these Ganja’s and from where they originated? The Ganja’s are the non-Brahmins priests of the Sheaving sect of Linguists which originated and nourished in Karate in 12th century CE. Is there any founder Of this sect?
Yes, the founder Of this sect was Basal Who was born in 12th century CE in a Brahmins family and he rebelled against dogmatism in religion, caste system and discrimination against women Which gave birth to vacant poetry. Are there any myths related to the origin of Ganja’s? The Ganja’s claim that they have been born from the Ghana (thigh) of lord Shiva during the Inhabitant war when Aragua prayed to the lord for help at Usherette and thus the name Gang is ascribed to them. What is the main home of performance? The main theme is the story of marriage of Shiva and Parity.
The poem is sung in a chorus and the singers double up as actors and musicians, as they traumatized the sequence of events leading up to the wedding. Which type of attire does adorn the performers? The Ganja’s are dressed in typical Harridan dress of white Kurt pajama with pastel colored scarves around their shoulders, signifying purity of being. The headgear is worn like a turban is intertwined with bands of black cloth edging the folds signifying the color of Shiva’s bull, Where do they live? The Ganja’s mainly lived in Shiva temples in Harlan in north India.
The community is concentrated in and around Usherette and in the historical town of Timeshare which has been a strong center of the Upstate tradition of Shaving since time immemorial. They move as itinerant religious mendicants to the adjoining states of Punjab, Restaurant, Attar Pradesh, Tyrannical, Whimsical Pradesh and Jams and Kashmir. Is there any Mitten record Of the poem on which they perform? No, there is no written or published version of the narrative. The poem is transmitted orally from generation to generation by leaders Of the Gang community.