Video recording of live performance of 'Plain Song' by Rambert Dance Company at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

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      GB 2228 RDC/PF/01/0367/004
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  • Physical Description
      1 VHS VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Static camera at a mid distance. Can see whole of stage. Set, 3 walls/backcloths set out as a triptych enclosing stage. This is painted, features figures. 6 dancers. Lighting mostly bright, changes from blue to white to yellow in time with music. Lighting slightly overexposed at approx. 00:17:30. Live solo pianist, slow chords and simple melodies. Music and movement are both gentle and fluid. Costumes, plain beige shirts and trousers. Movement and lighting both synchronised with music.

Condition note:

VHS duration section: 00:00:27 - 00:26:50

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