1. **Balasraswati’s Many - Splendoured Genius - Prof. M. Nagabhushana Sarma** 2. **Bharata Natyam * - T. BALASARASWATI** 3. **Music and the Dance * - T. Balasaraswati** 4. **Reflections*(On the art of dancing, in general and Bharata Natya in particular)-T. Balasaraswati** 5. **The Tanjore Quartet: A Tribute by T. Balasaraswati *** 6. **Balasaraswati - My Guru - An Interview with Smt. Nandini Ramani** 7. **My Teacher, Balasaraswati - Luise Elcaness Scripps** 8. **Balasaraswati's Musicians and Composers - Douglas Knight** 9. **Kandappa Nattuvanar - T. Sankaran** 10. **A Unique Artist - Aniruddha Knight** 11. **T. Balasaraswati in the US - Kay Poursine** 12. Bala: The Last Exit - N. Pattabhi Raman** 13. **Bharata Natyam’s “Whole World” - Renee Renouf** 14. **Bala – Tributes** 15. **Excepts from Performance Reviews** 16. **Balasaraswati’s Repertoire - V.K. Narayana Menon** 17. **Balasaraswati’s Life – A Chronology** 18. **BALASARASWATI : Fellow of the Sangeet Natak Akademi, 1975**
**Bala – Tributes**
Balasaraswati made the public Bharatanatyam – conscious, not by conscious efforts as a torch-bearer or a reformer but by the beauty and the eloquence of her dancing. It was left to others to fight prejudices and stupidity, do research, delve into the past. But Balasaraswati made us aware of the living miracle of Bharatanatyam to be seen and to be enraptured. She has a fantastic repertoire some fifteen Varnams, several Jatiswarams, Shabdams, Tillanas and, of course, countless Padams and Javalis, literally countless. Her technique is so superb that one has come to take it for granted and to Balasaraswati herself it has become second nature. Her gestures are eloquent, her abhinaya sheer poetry. Her sense of rhythm is so compelling that there is a kind of inevitability about it. Added to these fabulous gifts is her fine musicianship. Balasaraswati is a musician
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