Video recording of studio rehearsal of 'Rooster' by Rambert Dance Company in the Upper Studio, Rambert Dance Company, Chiswick

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 2228 RDC/PF/01/0386/002
  • Dates of Creation
      1994
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 VHS VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Handheld camera, operator pans and zooms to follow dancers. Subsequently some dancers out of shot at times. Natural daylight, no set or costume. Choreography and detail of footwork etc. clear throughout. Rehearse sections of dance out of sequence to recorded music. Practice of section to 'Sweet Lady Jane' by The Rolling Stones (x2). Practice of section to 'Fade Away' (x3). Practice of section to 'As Tears Go By'. Practise of section to 'Play With Fire'. 00:20:00 – 00:22:22 dancers take a break. Practise of section to 'Play with Fire'. 00:22:30 – 00:25:30 cut to practice of section to 'Sympathy For The Devil'. Cut, 00:25:30 – 00:28:20 can hear female voice talking. Screen blurs. 00:28:50- 00:31:40 dancers stand around in silence, then practice of section to 'Red Rooster'. Choreographer Christopher Bruce present.

Condition note:

VHS duration section: 00:00:07- 00:31:40

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