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Could you please tell me the popular 'Adavu's' names, how many steps are in it and the beats?

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Could you please tell me the popular 'Adavu's' names, how many steps are in it and the beats? Dear Mrinalini , Here's a list of common Adavus. Different schools of dance perform them with slight variations. You could also check out some books that will tell you more about Adavus. You could try 'Laghu Bharatam' - Volumes I & III published by Shree Bharatalaya, for a detailed description of the adavus with illustration of stick figures. Mohan Khokar's book 'Adavus' is another reference work. 1. Thattu Adavu - Thaiya thaiyi 2. Naattu Adavu - thaiyum thath- tha thaiyum -tha 3. Pakka Adavu / Meetu Adavu - Taa thai thai tha 4. Kudhitha Mettu Adavu / Mettu Adavu - thai-ha thai-hi 5. Kutha Adavu / Etta Adavu - thath-thai tha-ha 6. Shutru / Bhramari - Thath thai thaam, dhith thai thaam 7. Thaangidu thathadhina Series a. Mandi Adavu b. Karthari Adavu - thai thai-dhath tha c. Shimir Adavu - thai thai-dhath tha 8. Theermana Adavus a. Thai dhi dhi thai / tha dhing gin na thom b. Kita thaka thari kita thom 9. Jark Adavu - thai-ya thai-yi 10. Sharukkal Adavu 11. Mei Adavu 12. Thattu Mettu 13. Uthplutha / Thalaangu / Jumps 14. Bhramari / Turns 15. Nadai / Walk THE ADAVU (or Adaivu as the author prefers to spell it) ...read more.

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The classic mentions 13 postures of head, 36 of the eyes, 9 of neck, 37 of the hand and 10 of the body. editor@kutcheribuzz.com Over the years, Shri Adyar Lakshman has choreographed a vast number of dances compositions. His items are well noted for their striking rhythmic passages and sensitive portrayals. Dance Compositions of Bharatha Choodamani TITLE SONG RAGAM Invocatory Item Pushpanjali Nattai Khanda Alarippu Tisra Dhruvam Nandichollu & Sivadhyanam Todayamangalam Ragamalika Stuthi Pancharatnam Ganaragam (Ganesh Stuthi) Sri Vighnarajam Jathiswaram Saraswathi Saraswathi Hemavathi Hemavathi Varali Varali Aabogi Aabogi Poorvi Kalyani Poorvi Kalyani Sabdam Thillaiambalam ( Smt. Nagamani S. Rao) Kamboji Swarajathi Sambasivayanave Varnam Nee Inda Mayam Dhanyasi Swami Naan Undan Natakuranji Enthanine Kamas Danike Todi Viriboni Bhairavi Mohamana Bhairvi Dasavataram Ragamalika Nityakalyani Ragamalika Sundaranga Suddha Dhanyasi Slokam Parthasarathi Madhyamavathi Simhasanastithe Ragamalika Ananda Natamaduvar Thillai Poorvi Kalyani Tiruparam Kundravela Sri Saraswathi Meenakshi Kalyanam Skanda Leela Ragamalika Padam Chinna Chinna Paadam Kapi Kshirasagara Devagandhari Kautuvam Ganesha Natesha Meenakshi Talattu Neelambari 3 Ragam Tanam Pallavi composed for Ananda Valli Sachidanandam Varnam Tanam Varnam Ragamalika Javali Chelirunetlu (Composed by Sri.Rama Rao) Thillana Mohanam Mohanam Sankarabaranam Sankarabaranam Hindolam Hindolam Masil Ayodhiyil (Composed by Smt. Nagamani S. Rao) Ragamalika Kathanakutuhalam (Composed by Smt. Nagamani S. Rao) Kathanakutuhalam Pancharagam, Panchagathi Bheda Andal Pasuram Kannan madura geetham Hamsanandhi Nadanai (Composed by Smt. Nagamani S. ...read more.

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