Video recording of studio rehearsal of 'God’s Plenty' by Rambert Company in the Upper and Lower Studios, Rambert Dance Company, Chiswick

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      GB 2228 RDC/PF/01/0406/004
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      1 VHS VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Handheld camera, operator pans and zooms to follow dancers. Not all dancers in shot all of the time. Upper studio, natural daylight, replaced by artificial lighting overhead approx. 00:20:30. No set, although props are used including swords. No costume, dancers wear casual rehearsal clothing. Choreography clear as dancers rehearse Prelude section of dance to live narration and recorded music. Choreographer Christopher Bruce present. Appears on camera approx. 00:17:00 giving corrections to dancer Conor O’Brien and demonstrating how O’Brien should handle a sword during a solo. Cut at 00:36:00. Rehearsal of prelude section continues in the lower studio as dancer Patricia Hinds practices solo ‘chanterai’ section of prelude.

Condition note:

VHS duration section: 00:12:44 - 00:40:12

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