Video recording of live performance of 'Port for Angels' by Rambert Dance Company at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth

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      GB 2228 RDC/PF/01/0398/003
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  • Physical Description
      2 VHS VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Static camera at a far distance. Camera slightly left of centre. Full stage visible. Lighting dark at start of performance. Set, dark floor and backcloth. Large metal sculpture hangs made from mesh hangs above stage. Sculpture form similar to tunnel with entrance. Different lighting effects on the tunnel. Difficult to follow choreography. Movement includes sections of slow movement contrasted with fast robotic moves and running. Costume, black vest tops and trousers (possibly leather). Music style minimalistic electronic with pulse like a heartbeat. 00:00:00 music starts – 00:01:00 curtain rises. Note: the final section using wooden blocks seems to have been cut – this was included in the rehearsal in April 1997.

Condition note:

VHS duration section: 00:00:00 - 00:29:31

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