Static camera, mid distance. Stephen Brett (Rehearsal Director, Rambert Dance Company) introduces the matinee. It begins with a demonstration of Company class. 00:07:43 Brett talks about methods of recording dance. 00:08:33 Brett introduces Michele Braban (Rehearsal Director, Rambert Dance Company. They discuss the notation of 'Swansong'. 00:10:00 Didy Veldman, joined by Hope Muir and Vincent Redmon to demonstrate sections of 'Swansong. There is further discussion of the notation and Brett provides insight into the choreography, design and ideas behind the work. Recording incomplete, section of matinee containing full performance of 'Swansong' not recorded.
Condition note: No picture until 00:01:00. Approx. 00:35:00 picture loss, sound loss and tape creases.
VHS duration section: 00:00:00 - 00:37:34