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Kîrtana

Reference

879

Duration

00:55:00

Production year

1999

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SD
4/3
Sound

Summary

Prithwindra Mukherjee, an ethnomusicologist, defines and exposes the Kîrtana principles, a kind of dance and ritual song celebrating Krishna, the eighth incarnation of the love deity, and Rhada. This musical and danced kind comes from a very old cultural practice dating from the 4th century and has evolved for centuries.

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