Video recording of film, 'Dark Elegies' featuring performance of 'Dark Elegies' by Ballet Rambert at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 2228 RDC/LP/01/0001
  • Dates of Creation
      February 1966
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      6 VHS External professional copy supplied by BFI of transfer from from 16mm format to VHS. VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Period refers to year of production. Professionally filmed. Start - approx. 00:24:05 full run through of 'Dark Elegies'. No set, white backcloth. Dancers wear simple clothing: Females, black dresses and males, black trousers and shirts. 2 Appendices. Appendix 1: 00:24:06 – 00:35:40 includes the music. Movements 3 and 5 of the dance are repeated. Appendix II: 00:35:30 -00:49:02.

Condition note: unidentified sound problems to 00:24:00. 00:24:00 onward sound drop outs.

VHS duration section: 00:00:30 - 00:51:33

Access Information

Certain restrictions apply.

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