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Wed. Jan 9th notes - Form Highly precise and very...

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Dance 35 Wednesday January 9 th Bharata Natyam: A devotional dance to Shiva. Most famous of the Indian dances. Shiva: One of the three main Hindu gods. Function was for entertainment and aesthetic. Two functions: function for you and function for dancers What makes Bharata different?
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Unformatted text preview: Form Highly precise and very structured movement. She was wearing thirty or so bells on her ankles (costuming). The bells make rhythms along with the beat. The rhythm is percussive. There is a lot of footwork...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course DANCE 9999 taught by Professor Chapman during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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