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    Classical dance, in general, is defined as a subtle expression of culture, and is supposed to give joy and happiness to any person who practices it irrespective of class, gender, religion, and location. This description, however, is an oversimplification because in reality there are multiple factors that need to be considered while defining classical dance. Indian classical dance includes multiple forms, each associated with a certain theory or region, rooted in religious backgrounds. One of the Indian dance forms, Bharatanatyam, is discussed in this paper. One of the main themes discussed in this paper is the lives of devadasis and their existence in a liminal space. Bharatanatyam is looked upon from both the past and present perspective,…

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    INTERPRETATION OF INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE The basic block diagram that shows the components for analysis and interpretation of any classical dance is shown in figure 1.This involves the analyzing the following features: body movements, hand gestures, expressions, music, costumes and make-up, instruments used as well as lyrics of song[19]. The information gathered from the analysis of those features will be made as a domain knowledge storage which can be interpreted for various applications like…

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    Bharata Natyam is a style of classical Indian dance that originated in the temple of Brhadeshvar in the area of Tamil Nadu. This style of dance can be traced back to the Natya Shasta, a Sanskrit Hindu text, which was written sometime around the 1st century BCE – 3rd century CE. In this text, written by Bharata, where Bharata Natyam gets its name, is an outline of the different facets of Sanskrit Theatre. Although in the west typically associates theatre with drama, classical Sanskrit theatre…

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    as an Elder in my church. He was born in India in the 1950’s and lived there until he old. He was raised in a traditional Indian family; however, he is a seventh generation Christian. Due to his fathers work with the Indian government, he and his family moved around quite a bit during his childhood. Despite moving around, he and his family spent the most time in the city of Chennai. Following an arranged marriage, he married his wife, Krupa, and they both…

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    can be discussed. Music has been used as therapy for a long time, and we all utilize it to a certain point. Things as simple as music playlists can be used by individuals in certain situations to affect their behavior. For example; if one has to stay up late in order to finish a paper, listening to a dance playlist may aid in staying awake. Other playlists may allow someone to enter a competitive mindset before competing. (Collingwood, 2016) Personal manipulation with music is very common;…

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    Music In Dementia

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    As mentioned in Cherry and Jacob’s contemporary nursing “mind body interventions” work well dealing with stress, anxiety and behavior (p. 205). Conceptually, I noticed even though we have personal ipods for most of the resident, most of the staff remain focused on antipsychotic drugs, for dementia residents with behavior. Another noticeable concern was even though most of the nursing staff knew that Mr’s K was born and brought-up in India they she still didn’t have any Indian tunes on her…

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    The songs I choose are Drupad Indian music; Georgian chanting; troubadour music; Handel: Messiah, Hallejuah Chorus; Bob Dylan, Like The Rolling Stone; Glass: koyaanisqatsi section and John Luther Adams: The Light that fills the world The Dhrupad music is chanting Vedic hymns and mantras. In the background there is string instrument playing in lower sound than the chanting completing it. It can be used as prayer, meditation and yoga. The Georgian Chant is liturgical music chanted in the church…

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    delight on the silver screen, a damsel who was admired and acclaimed not only for her classic beauty but also for her memorable histronics. She was hailed as the queen of south indian cinema in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Born in Travencore, Kerala, on 12th June 1932, she was the middle sister. Lalitha, Padmini and Ragini became popular dancers in different genres like Kathakali, Bharatnatyam and folk dance and came to be called the Travencore Sisters. The trio were the disciples of Indian dancer…

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    One of the classical depictions of the Hindu God Shiva shows his dancing. Nataraja is considered to be the ultimate depiction of the dance, Nataraja meaning “Lord of the Dance”. Here we see Shiva with his left leg on top of his right, and his hands holding fire and a drum. His other set of appendages are in a very distinct form. Fire encircles him in a ring while he stands on a man. This is commonly attributed to overcoming darkness/negativity and ignorance. This beautiful illustration of…

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    Salman Chaudhri WM&C December 7, 2015 Ethnography paper Beatboxing and the Saxophone The style of the concert will be mash up of Hip-Hop and Classical Indian music. This is obvious from the name of the concert, but from the web it states the artist that will be performing will “present a collaborative works mixing genres of music to each of the cultural upbringing and exploring spaces between classical Indian, acoustic hip-hop, and Go-Go from D.C. (NisthaRaj).” Now it will be interesting to…

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