Video recording of live performance of 'Sergeant Early’s Dream' by Rambert Dance Company at Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe

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  • Reference
      GB 2228 RDC/PF/01/0326/006
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  • Physical Description
      1 VHS VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Static camera at a mid distance. Can see whole of stage. Music begins playing prior to start of dance performance. Work has a narrative and comprises several sections. Lighting dim making it difficult to distinguish dancers and follow choreography. Backcloth features shore scene which changes colour according to lighting. Folk style costumes and music. Costume, females in long dresses, each in a different colour. Males in breeches and boots, dark belts, folk blouses. Live musicians onstage. Movement enacts lyrics of music. 9 dancers, 5 female, 4 male.

Condition note:

VHS duration section: 00:00:20 - 00:45:24

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