Video recording of live performance of 'Dark Elegies' by Rambert Dance Company at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 2228 RDC/PF/01/0089/003
  • Dates of Creation
      1988
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      2 VHS VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Static camera, centre stage at a far distance. Recording incomplete, only first 10 minutes of performance recorded. Lighting dark throughout. Difficult to distinguish dancers, outlines indistinct so difficult to follow choreography or see detail of costumes. Particular problem for song 1 and song 2 where dancers are completely lost in shadow. Music, live orchestra with singer.

Condition note: Very dark

VHS duration section: 00:26:48 - 00:36:40

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