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Padavande (1998)

An invocation to the elephant-headed God Ganesha; it is based on traditional choreography created in the 1950s by Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra, altering its pneumonic patterns and use of space to create a 'spatial yantra' during its performance.

Original Choreography: Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra
Adapted by: Guru Trinath Maharana & Rekha Tandon
Music: Bhuvaneshwar Misra
Musical arrangement: Michael Weston
Duration: 10 minutes approx.

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