Bharatha Natyam The Dance Of India: Grammar And Technique by Jayanthi RamanBharatha Natyam The Dance Of India: Grammar And Technique by Jayanthi Raman

Bharatha Natyam The Dance Of India: Grammar And Technique

byJayanthi Raman

Paperback | April 1, 2015

Pricing and Purchase Info


Earn 180 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store


In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores


Bharatha Natyam The Dance of India: Grammar and Technique is a book for all dance students, specifically those learning the popular classical dance from South India, Bharatha Natyam. This is a thorough book, which has material from the ancient texts on dance simplified and even tabulated for easy understanding. The in-depth explanations of music, theater and dance, the technical details of dance including pure dance and expressive elements of dance, adavu units of dance, hand gestures, detailed movements of the body based on the codified rules stated in the dance treatise the Natya Sastra are explained in simple language. The experiences of the author having to market her art and artistic career in US, advice to emerging artists, the creative and technical aspects of dance choreography are also detailed from her personal experience. The book has over 600 full color photographs that help in understanding the technical nuances. A comprehensive book that is valuable guide for students and practitioners of Bharatha Natyam or learning Indian dance as part of world dance.
Jayanthi Raman has been performing and teaching Bharatha Natyam for over three decades. Recipient of many awards and honors consistently over the years, she has been referred to as a scholar, cultural treasure, master artist and world-class dancer and is considered the Gold Standard of Indian Dance in the region by the press and her pe...
Title:Bharatha Natyam The Dance Of India: Grammar And TechniqueFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:162 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.5 inShipping dimensions:11 × 8.5 × 0.5 inPublished:April 1, 2015Publisher:BookBabyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1634528018

ISBN - 13:9781634528016