Video recording of live performance of 'Island to Island' by Rambert Dance Company at the Apollo Theatre, Oxford

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  • Reference
      GB 2228 RDC/PF/01/0371/006
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  • Physical Description
      1 VHS VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Static camera at a near distance. Can see whole of stage. Can follow choreography and see dancers and costumes clearly. Detail such as dancers faces difficult to distinguish. Set, floor and backcloth white with lighting used to change their appearance. At the start the backcloth appears blue. Lighting, green then white the green. Costumes, dancers wear different outfits although the colours coordinate together, e.g. one dancer wears a red top and yellow trousers, another wears a yellow top and yellow trousers. Music, comprised of layers of percussion, pipes, chants and other sound effects.

Condition note:

VHS duration section: 00:01:50 - 00:14:34

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