The Cadences of Kuchipudi
Soundarya Manjari - A Cluster of Pathra Pravesha Darus
This product treats you to the delights of Kuchipudi, one of the major
streams of Indian classical dance that emanated from Andhra Pradesh.
Essentially a dance-drama, Kuchipudi is known for its aesthetic
amalgamation of pure dance or ‘nritta’, music and histrionics with which
it enacts scenes from Hindu epics and mythological tales.
Here the quintessence of ‘Pathra Pravesa Daru’ the entry item comes
alive in a sparkling solo performance by ‘Kalaimamani’ Uma Muralikrishna,
a seasoned Kuchipudi exponent known for her flawless style and grace.
Each item is preceded by a detailed description of the composition, the
context and the character portrayed.
Bhamane Sathya bhamane -Bhairavi-Misrachapu
This piece from ‘Bhama Kalapam’, a legendary work by Siddhendra Yogi
brings out the traits of Sathyabhama, the arrogant queen of Krishna.
Vidalera Voyyarolu -Kedara Gowla-Ad
Taken from ‘Vipranaryana Charitham’, this number exudes Shrungara rasa
and describes how a devadasi gears up to seduce sage Vipranarayana.
Tharuni Rukmini Vechanamma -Kalyani-Misrachapu
An item from ‘Rukmini Kalyanam’, this number speaks about the beauty and
poise of Rukmini, Krishna’s consort.
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