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Gitanjali (1999)
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The Gitanjali was written by Rabindranath Tagore and expresses the intimate relationship between himself and God, for which he won the Nobel Prize for Literature. The verses were originally composed in Bengali, but were translated into English by the poet himself. This piece interprets a selection of verses using odissi's traditional techniques of rendering meaning through movement.

Choreography: Rekha Tandon
Narration: Michael Weston
Duration: 8 minutes approx.

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