Video recording of education event, lecture demonstration about 'The Rite of Spring' presented by Richard Alston and Nicholas Carr at Dunfermline College of Physical Education, Cramond, Edinburgh on 5 November 1981

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 2228 RDC/LP/01/0006
  • Dates of Creation
      05/11/1981
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 VHS VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Operated camera. Richard Alston stands on-stage leading a lecture demonstration about the dance work 'The Rite of Spring'. Alston instructs one male and one female dancer who demonstrate the movements. Nicholas Carr provides musical accompaniment on piano. 00:34:49 cut. 00:34:50 Richard Alston introduces Nicholas Carr (Pianist) who discusses musical work 'The Rite of Spring'. Richard Alston then discusses creating his production of 'The Rite of Spring' including a discussion he had with Marie Rambert about the work and his plans to adapt it. 01:09:02 Alston instructs one male and one female dancer who demonstrate the movements. Alston then answers questions from the audience.

Condition note: Poor resolution. Dancers outlines indistinct. Unidentified sound problems.

VHS duration section: 00:00:05 - 01:43:10

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