Portraits of the Dark – Colour coded stage plan

Series nameNew Music

This document features a colour coded stage direction plan and musical cues for Baluji Shrivastav’s musical production entitled ‘Portraits of the Dark’. This piece was composed and directed by Baluji in1990, and aimed to illustrate the dramatic points of Baluji’s life as a blind musician. The musical journey also aimed to convey to sighted people what life is like for non-sighted people.

Date of Creation / Publication1990
Associated Person/ OrganisationShrivastav, Baluji
Collection and Reference NumberBaluji Shrivastav Collection (GB 2661 BS)
Catalogue NumberBS/NM/5
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Baluji Shrivastav
Series notesThis grouping contains digitised items such as flyers, handwritten notes and a press review relating to a selection of Baluji's new music projects. These have included concerts, programmes and theatre productions.
Collection notesThe digitised material in the Baluji Shrivastav Collection falls into several categories relating to Baluji's work: classical music, new music, fusion, education, and theatre. The digitised items include photographs, concert flyers and posters, extracts of theatre programmes and education related documents.