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Incredible north India : folk cultural traditions /

Incredible north India :  folk cultural traditions /
DK Number:DK-219210
ISBN: 9788183874984
Title: Incredible north India : folk cultural traditions /
Author: S.P. Pandey ... [et al.].
Imprint: New Delhi : Serials Publications,
Physical Desc.: ix, 313 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Year: 2012
Price: USD 37.35
Language: Includes songs in Bhojpuri and Braj.
Subject Strings: Folk dancing--India--Uttar Pradesh.
  Folk dancing--India--Uttaranchal.
  Musical instruments--India--Uttar Pradesh.
  Musical instruments--India--Uttaranchal.
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The book studies the cultural traditions, folk performing arts and traditions of North India, focusing on the states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Discussing the importance of cultural and art traditions as a rich storehouse of legends, myths, customs and beliefs, it discusses the cultural traditions of various communities. It takes up aspects of theatre and other performing arts in the states in general before delving into the various folk dances and traditions, role of songs and use of musical instruments in dances. It emphasises on the need to encourage the efforts of folk artists and provide them employment to resuscitate the art traditions.

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Title Contents
Chapter No.Chapter TitleChapter AuthorPage No.
Introduction1
Folk Theatre in Uttar Pradesh17
Folk Traditions in Uttaranchal73
Musical Instruments Used in Folk Dances113
Chancheri Folk Dance123
Chapeli Folk Dance139
Jhora Folk Dance163
Jhumaila Folk Dance188
Chaufula Folk Dance209
Cultural Traditions of Nats229
Cultural Traditions of Gonds251
Conclusion278
Bibliography288
Index299
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