Video recording of live performance of 'Embrace Tiger and Return to Mountain' at the Apollo Theatre, Oxford

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 2228 RDC/PF/01/0207/007
  • Dates of Creation
      1989
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 VHS VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Static camera at near distance. Starts in silence, synthesizer music starts a few minutes into performance. Choreography based on tail chi. Can see general movement, but detail such as costumes and dancers' faces. Picture very blurred. Costumes, females wear red swimming costume with red socks silver shoes and silver belt. Males wear same with addition of red shorts. No set other than backcloth comprising vertical stripes which dancers appear and disappear behind. Lighting gradually alternates between blue and orange tones.

Condition note: Picture blurred

VHS duration section: 00:02:18 - 00:37:32

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