Documentation

All audio, video, photographic or textual documentation I have created or helped create. All of these fall under the ambit of my project Pothi and include subtitles in original Odia along with an English translation. All relevant items have been linked.


Folk Arts of Odisha

  1. Prahallada Natakatrailerintroductiondocumentation processEpisodes : 01
  2. Bharata Lilainterview and demonstration with Guru Rankanidhi Gouda – Episodes : 01 · 02 · 03 – Athagada, Ganjam
  3. Janughantiainterview and demonstration with Golaka Das – Bhanjanagar, Ganjam
  4. Kendera – renditions by Dambaru and Alekha Nath – Songs : jaya mata singhabahini · karanti rodana kausalya-nandana · kandanti kausalya dei
  5. Rabana Chhaya – trailer introduction – performance by Gauranga Dash & troupe, Sri Rama Chhaya Nataka, Odasa, Angul
  6. Medha Nacha – performance – Puri
  7. Mogul Tamsa – jhulana‘ extract – Guru Badal Sikdar & troupe, Bhadrak
  8. Ghoda Nacha – performance by Bhajamana Behera & troupe

The Odissi Project

  1. Guru Balaram Gouda & troupe, Naikanipalli, Khallikote, Ganjam – Sakhi Nata tradition, Odissi vocalist – Songs : chhaila bara chhamure padili · malli mala syama(n)ku debi · nua nata patali mukuta (Champu) · hoitha lo besa kunjaku jibu para
  2. Guru Chandramani Lenka, Puri – veteran Odissi vocalist – Songs : ninda na labha sakhi re · chahan nayana chape madanamohana · sajare sahi sajare · manini radhe nikunje asa go
  3. Gayaka Rasasagara Bairagi Charan Behera – veteran Pala gayaka – Songs : aja keli kautuki srichhamure · ghenai ambhe jete kahilu re
  4. Guru Kalu Charan Sahu, Bhanjanagar, Ganjam – Sakhi Nata & Radha Prema Lila traditions, Odissi vocalist – Songs : kharapa tu helu re (Champu) · saja hua radhike saji tu badhubesa
  5. Guru Banambara Swain, Aingola, Kakatapur, Puri – Gotipua tradition, Odissi vocalist – Songs : mugdhe unmada rangare
  6. Guru Nabaghana Parida, Boirani, Kabisuryanagar, Ganjam – Bharata Lila, Danda Nata & Prahallada Nataka traditions, Odissi vocalist – ehi para jagakalia
  7. Biswanatha Badapanda Samanta, Puri – sebayata of Jagannatha temple, Odissi vocalist – Songs : ghenigala re nariratana mohana · phule na bala mati re bhramara · syama nagara he · aja dekhili re nabina bayasi bala

In addition to the documentation created, I myself sing and research into Odissi music and other streams of traditional music in Odia culture (Talk with Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik, Talk on Lakhmi Narayana Bachanika). Linked below are some of my renditions grouped by the musico-literary genre.

  1. Odissi or Chaupadi : syamala gatre mo netra · sariba ki e nisi go · syama sama kamaniya · ke murali bajauchi · janathila ki mote · malli mala syamaku debi · ki sobha go kunje · aja e ki gumana re
  2. Champu : ki hela re · kharapa tu helu re · bhangi chahan · khyamanukampadhara he · bandhu mo kahun kisa sunila re (ratnakara champu)
  3. Chhanda : jaya gobinda gokula sundara (mathura mangala) · aprakruta prema murti (bidagdha chintamani) · jibana gale etiki kariba (bidagdha chintamani) · phulatola · ahuri rahila barni na sarila (stuti chintamani) · karne suna sujane (rasakallola) · ethu anantare suna sujana (mathura mangala) ·
  4. Chautisa : kala kalebara kanhai · bira singha chautisa · biprasingha chautisa
  5. Bachanika : ki nama boilu tuhi · lakhmi narayana bachanika (Gauracharana) · sri gundicha bijaya (lakhmi narayana bachanika – Atibadi Jagannatha) · lakhmi parbati kali
  6. Jatra Gitika : dekha go radhamadhaba chali (Chandana Jatra) · asa asa go makara (Chandana Jatra) · jhulibe ta aja (Jhulana Jatra)
  7. Janana : rakha rakha he srihari mote
  8. Gujjari : bhaba binodia thakura · bisaya rasare majjili
  9. Prabhata Abakasa : utha rama pahila rajani he raghumani
  10. Malasri : harachandi malasri – jaya harachandi atanga-nasini
  11. Ramalila : sita harana (selected portions from Bisi Ramalila & other Ramalilas by Dwija Gopala, Gopinatha)
  12. Prahallada Nataka : selected portions · rakha rakha he srihari mote

Instruments of Odisha

  1. Tamak
  2. Mahuri · aja dekhili re nabina bayasi bala by Sudarsan Nayak
  3. Gochi Baja
  4. Ghanta
  5. Ghuduki
  6. Telingi Baja