Nangiarkoothu by Kalamandalam Sindhu/

The dance form is presented only by women.Nanniar or Nangiar Koothu, is a dance form of the Koodiyattom. This performed in Kerala Temple.. The plot of the Nanniar Koothu staged by Nangiars or nanniar is the story of God Srikrishna (Krishna Charitham).When the dancer performs, a vocalist recites the Sanskrit slokas (verses),
instruments, mizhavu, edakka and thimila, as in Koodiyattom are used for this Dance





MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS OF KERALA

IDOPHONIC
WIND
PERCUSSION
STRINGED
ARAMANI
CHEENAM
ARAVANA
NANTHUNY
HANDRAVALAYAM
KAALAM
BHERI
PULLAVAN KUDAM
CHENGALA
KOMBU
CHENDA
PULLAVAN VEENA
ELATHALAM
KURUM KUZHAL
CHETTIVADYAM
TAMBORU
THALARA
KUZHAL
DAKKA
VEENA
KAIMANI
NAGARWAARAM
DAVIL
KINNAM
OTAKKUZHIL
DOLU
PERCUSSION
KOOL
PEEPI
EDAKKA
KUZHITHALAM
SANKHU
KADUMTHUTI
NAGAARI
PIRIYANKOOLU
MADDALAM
NAGAARAM
PONTHI
PERCUSSION
MATTAALAM
PARA
VILLU
MRINDANGAM
SUDDAMADDALAM
TOPPI MADDALAM
MIZHAVU
TAMMITTAN
TIMILA
URUMI
THAPPATTA
TUDI
TAPPU
UDUKKU
TAKIL
MURASU
......

kerala indian percussion kurumkuzhal