Static camera at a far distance, can see whole of stage. Narrative production in 3 sections, based upon triptych painting The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch. Musicians playing live onstage throughout performance. Dim lighting to start then varied lighting levels throughout. Can see general movement but no detail such as dancers’ faces or footwork. Movement includes both sinuous movement low to ground and aerial flying sections. Costumes include: skin tone bodysuits implying nudity in first section and medieval style peasant clothing in the second section. Set with props including tree branches, potatoes and wooden sticks. Many of the props are incorporated with dance including: cello, recorder, keyboard and tree branches used with movement. Performance includes adult imagery and sexual references. Throughout rehearsal voices of choreographer Martha Clarke and technical crew can be heard. From 00:43:05 - 01:02:16, recording continues with dancers and technical crew milling around stage as Martha Clarke gives notes.
Condition note: Sound problems. Dark lighting.
VHS duration section: 00:00:51 -01:02:16