Video recording of stage rehearsal of 'Pierrot Lunaire' by Ballet Rambert at the Big Top, Battersea Park, London

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  • Reference
      GB 2228 RDC/PF/01/0194/002
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  • Physical Description
      1 VHS VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Operated camera at a near distance. Operator pans and zooms to follow dancers. Orchestra pit fills bottom quarter of screen at times. Rehearsal on stage to recorded music. Long gaps between songs on recorded version. Partial costume. No set. Wooden structure on stage not connected with production. Can see dancers clearly. 3 dancers, 2 male 1 female. Practise section from Brighella’s entrance to end. Some props missing, e.g. puppet strings. Pierrot character disappears out of frame in later parts.

Condition note: Picture blurred

VHS duration section: 00:00:00 - 00:23:38

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