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Why the Classical dance of any culture express elegance, whereas the modern dances lack that elegance but show the technical excellence?

Why classical dances still hold the Elite placement??

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Asked by Sharmila Bose, 17 Jun '12 09:25 pm
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All classical dances, whether it is the Bharat Natyam of India or The ballet of Russia it needs years of hard practice to master. The legends of such classical dancing forms need to fuse their body,mind in a single tone to excel. The modern dances stem primarily out of the enthusiasm of the youth and normally have no rules. It is enjoyable at the time of seeing it as they are vibrant , fast and breezy. But once we leave the scene it fades out. As a result when you see a classical dancer dance at her/his best you simply gone past the present to merge with them and as a result such dances linger into your mind for years to come. That is why all classical dances when performed by great dancers always score over modern dances.
Answered by Josna, 18 Jun '12 07:57 pm

 
  
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Classical dances have their roots in nature. It is based on natural sounds. Hence beat and melody are the inspiration for classical dance steps. Modern dance have their roots in studio. It is based on artificial sounds amplified and regulated by use of electronics. As a result the steps and movement are set to synchronize with high decibel sounds and very fast beats. Hence while seeing a modern dance the mind has to register the action at a very fast pace and hence audience is unable to observe any grace of the dancer's movements.
Answered by Shyam, 17 Jun '12 10:15 pm

 
  
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This is just because of costume . classical dancers cover whole body whereas modern dancers hide only a portion that too reluctantly . this is what takes the cultural and traditionla value away .
Answered by hybrid, 17 Jun '12 09:45 pm

 
  
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Classical dance follow a set of rules (grammer) It would have swar pad and tal with out any obsenity.
Answered by bhaskara rao, 17 Jun '12 09:29 pm

 
  
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You can not compare Sanskrit with Hinglish !
Answered by Gosht Singh, 17 Jun '12 09:29 pm

 
  
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Who said that modern dance is only a technique dear friend? It is also the classical dance of some other country. As hiphop from USA, Balley from Russia etc. Those are difficult also. But this is true that indian classical has more steps then others. The others are basically composed in 4 beats. Never they can replace Indian classicals.
Answered by ashutosh, 17 Jun '12 09:28 pm

 
  
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Who said that - In Goregaon two shows were going on side by side. One a show by Bismillah Khan which was almost empty and a show by Bollywood where tkts were sold in Black at Rs 1000.00 per head ?
Answered by Lipsika, 17 Jun '12 09:27 pm

 
  
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