Bharatanatyam - Adavus Alarippu Jathiswaram Shabdam
This DVD, the second in the series, presents an authentic documentation of the Kalakshetra Bani - a distinctive Bharatanatyam style revived, refined and contemporized by Smt. Rukmini Devi Arundale, the founder of Kalakshetra. Filmed in the Kalakshetra premises, it treats the student to the delights of a host of next level adavus and topics like alarippu, jathiswaram and shabdam interspersed with clear and comprehensive explanations by the Kalakshetra faculty. The DVD provides a wealth of information to aspiring dancers as to how they can train their body and mind, and perceive the immense possibilities within to perfect their style. A treasure trove for those who want to capture the essence of the Kalakshetra school of Bharatanatyam.
Adavus: Thath thai thaam (2nd) - Dhith thaium tha thaa thai - Thath thai thaam - Thaankita thakka dhina - Tha hatha jam - Kitathaka tharikita thom
* Jathiswaram - Raga Vasantha: Tala Roopakam - Composition of the Tanjore Quartet Choreographed by Rukmini Devi Arundale
* Shabdam: Thillai Ambalam - Ragamalika: Tala Misra Chapu - Composition of Adyar K Lakshmanan - Choreographed by Nagamani Srinivasa Rao - Language Tamil