Jatiswaram: Part 5
Playlist 22 • 4m 19s
Raga : Rasikapriya
Composer : Lalgudi G Jayaraman
The Jatiswaram will be taught in parts with detailing on rhythm and alignment.
A Jatiswaram is traditionally performed after an Alaripu or Pushpanjali in a BHaratanatyam performance, a combination of Jatis and Swaras, it is a piece that explores rhythm and musicality at once, challenging the physical prowess of the dancer and warming up the audience to receive content that is more layered thereafter. A purely Nritta piece, the Jatiswaram is melodic and rhythmic.
The rhythmic sequences that are layered on the Swaras of the Jatiswaram, are called Korwes. You must all be familiar with Korwes after practising the many Korwes these past months. Watch the Tala video, in the theory section, on counting when dancing to help you through the jatiswaram.
Up Next in Playlist 22
Composer: Dr Balamuralikrishna
Choreography: Rukmini Vijayakumar
The Pushpanjali is choreographed with many rhythmic layers. You will have an appending document that you can download to understand the Rhythm clearly.
There is an added verse from the Ganesha P...
Expression Series 4: Natyadharmi and ...
This series of lectures deals with the art of expression that is inherent in Bharatanatyam. The lectures deconstruct the theatrical element of a performance while introducing and questioning ideas of expression.