Video recording of studio rehearsal of 'Berlin Requiem' by Ballet Rambert in the Upper Studio, Rambert Dance Company, Chiswick

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 2228 RDC/PF/01/0310/003
  • Dates of Creation
      1982 -1983
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      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. Filmed from a low angle. Dancers rehearse sections of the dance to recorded music. No set. No costume except for some female dancers who wear high heeled shoes. Lighting, overhead artificial lighting. Can see choreography clearly with exception of occasional sections that are out of focus for a few seconds. 00:00:00 – 00:10:47 male and female rehearse section of dance. Cut. 00:10:47 – 00:13:40, whole cast practice section. Recording incomplete – cuts while rehearsal continues.

Condition note: Pink and yellow tinge to lighting. Very blurred. Tape problem 00:25:00.

VHS duration section: 00:07:07 - 00:30:40

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