Video recording of live performance of 'Quicksilver' by Rambert Dance Company at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 2228 RDC/PF/01/0395/001
  • Dates of Creation
      1996
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      2 VHS VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Static camera at a far distance, stage fills approx. 1/2 of screen. Camera not centred and can see back of audience member heads. Can see whole of stage. Work has a narrative and comprises several sections. Music changes in tempo and mood as sections change. Can follow basic choreography but not detail such as footwork, costume, dancers faces etc. Costume includes males in shirts, waistcoat sand trousers and females in dresses. Props used include straw hats, wicker boxes and dressing screens which dancers emerge and retreat behind.

Condition note: Picture blurred and grainy

VHS duration section: 00:01:09 - 00:22:54

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