Mizhavu Thayambaka Performance Part 4
This video shows Mizhavu, played in the Thayambaka style and you can see a group of artists creating harmonious blend of rhythm by Mizhavu Thayambaka.
A Mizhavu is a huge copper pot with its mouth covered by leather. It is mainly used as the lead percussion for Kutiyattam and other traditional dance forms.
Mizhavu Thayambaka is a massed performance of percussion instruments especially accomplished during Kutiyattam, one of the oldest classical dance forms which originated in Kerala.
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