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

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      GB 2228 RDC/PF/01/0365/002
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      2 VHS VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Static camera, centre stage at a far distance. Can see whole of stage. Heads visible at bottom of stage. Can see general movement but not detail such as footwork as picture quality poor. Live music. Set includes four backdrops representing each of the four elements: water, earth, air and fire. At the end all four backcloths appear consecutively and glitter drops on the stage. In between each element the lighting dims to black although the music continues. Costumes, each dancer wears multi-coloured patterned unitards.

Condition note: Picture blured, figures appear in double vision

VHS duration section: 00:01:11 - 00:29:43

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