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
  3. Janughantiainterview and demonstration with Golaka Das
  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
  6. Medha Nacha – performance
  7. Ghoda Nacha – performance by Bhajamana Behera & troupe

The Odissi Project

  1. Balaram Gouda & troupe, Naikanipalli, Khallikote, Ganjam – Sakhi Nata tradition – Songs : chhaila bara chhamure padili · malli mala syama(n)ku debi
  2. Chandramani Lenka, Puri – veteran Odissi vocalist – Songs : ninda na labha sakhi re · chahan nayana chape madanamohana · sajare sahi sajare · manini radhe nikunje asa go

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). Linked below are some of my renditions grouped by the musico-literary genre.

  1. Odissi or Chaupadi : 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
  3. Chhanda : jaya gobinda gokula sundara · aprakruta prema murti · phulatola · sita harana (selected portions from Bisi Ramalila) · ahuri rahila barni na sarila · karne suna sujane · ethu anantare suna sujana
  4. Chautisa : kala kalebara kanhai · bira singha chautisa · biprasingha chautisa
  5. Bachanika : ki nama boilu tuhi · lakhmi narayana (kali) bachanika · lakhmi parbati kali
  6. Jatra Gitika : jhulibe ta aja (Jhulana Jatra) · asa asa go makara (Chandana Jatra)
  7. Gujjari : bhaba binodia thakura · bisaya rasare majjili
  8. Malasri : harachandi malasri – jaya harachandi atanga-nasini
  9. Prahallada Nataka : selected portions

Instruments of Odisha

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