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adagio

Overview page. Subjects: Dance — Indian Music — Music.

A composition atadagio tempo. A famous example is that written for str by *Barber (1938). A

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Balasaraswati

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — Dance.

(Tanjore Balasaraswati; born 13 May 1918 in Madras, died 9 February 1984 in Madras), Indian dancer.

Balasaraswati was

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Bayadère, La

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — Dance — Music — Dance.

A 19th-cent. term used in some Western countries for some forms of Indian dance, including the dance of the Devadasis.

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Bharata Nāṭyam

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — Hinduism — Indian Music — Dance.

The most widely practised and the most popular classical dance form of south India. Bharata Nāṭyam, in itspresent form,

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Bipin Singh

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — Dance.

(known as Guru Bipin Singh; born 23 August 1919 in Silhat, Assam), Indian dancer, choreographer, and teacher.

Born into a

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Birju Mahārāj

Overview page. Subjects: Dance — Indian Music.

(born 4 February 1938 in Lucknow), Indian dancer and choreographer.

Maharaj represents the seventh generation of the family that originated

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castanets

Overview page. Subjects: Dance — Indian Music — Music.

A percussion instrument, castanets consist of two shell-shaped pieces of hardwood or synthetic material that are joined in pairs, one

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chhau

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — Dance — Theatre.

A group of dances performed mainly in the adjacent areas of Mayurbhanj district of north Orissa, Singhbum district of south

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Durgalal

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — Dance.

(born 9 September 1948 in Mahendragarh, Rajasthan; died 31 January 1990), Indian dancer and teacher.

Durgalal was trained in

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Indrani

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — Dance.

(Indrani Bajpai Rahman; born 19 September 1930 in Madras), Indian dancer.

The only child of the well-known dancer

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