- Designed &Demonstrated by a renowned danseuse
- Comprehensive in approach and clarity in treatment
- Dazzling demonstrations by the danseuse herself
Video demos on
Trikala Jathi with
Varnam is an important component of Bharathanatyam that ageless and
exquisite dance form of India. True to its name, 'Varnam' lends colour ,
variety and verve to the dance recital and serves as a perfect yardstick
to judge the quality of the dance and the competence of the dancer.
This product developed by Swathi Soft Solutions under their Sanskriti
Series, eminent danseuse 'Nrithya Choodamani' Priyadarsini Govind sets
out to explore 'Varnam' in a structured manner and provides a panoptic
view of this colourful element through a dazzling demonstration &
recital of two exciting Varnams:
(i) "Manavi..." composed by Ponnaya, one of the haloed Thanjavur Quartet
in raga Sankarabharanam set to Adi Tala is amorous in content and
carries allegorical description of the yearning and ultimate union of
the soul with the divinity-Lord Brihadisvara of Thanjavur.
(ii) "Nee Manamirangi..." composed by Andavan Pichai in raga Lathangi and
set to Adi Tala, stresses the 'bhakti' (devotion) element by extolling
the glory of Lord Muruga.
This product features exhaustive video demo on Trikala Jathi with
variations, Arudi, Jathis, Sahitya, Sanchari,Sarpanadai & Thattimettu,
Mukthyisvara, Charanam, Charana Svaras, Svarakshara, Makuta Svara.
Besides those crisp and coherent explanations, the product carries some
dazzling demonstrations by the danseuse herself.
It comes as a twin pack containing two VCDs
Volume 1 Covers theory & demonstration with exhaustive video demo of
more than one hour
Volume 2 features recital of the above two varnams by 'Nrithya
Choodamani' Priyadarsini Govind herself.
Varnam - the sum & substance is an ideal learning tool that demonstrates
how technology can serve as an effective vehicle to present the nuances
Backed by genuine desire to preserve for posterity, Swathi's Sanskriti Series, uses the best of technology to release this product.