THE LAST NIGHT OF THE MOUNTBATTEN FESTIVAL OF MUSIC, FEBRUARY 1996 [Allocated Title]
Scenes from the last night of the Mountbatten Concerts at the Royal Albert Hall, 16 February 1996, attended by First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Jock Slater.
(Tape 1) Extracts from the suite "Riverdance" performed by the Royal Marines Band.
(Tape 2) Miscellaneous extracts from the concert, including both formal and swing pieces, plus further extracts from "Riverdance". Admiral Sir Jock Slater gives a speech and also briefly conducts the orchestra.
(Tape 3) Miscellaneous extracts from the concert; material duplicates many of the events of the previous tape, but from a different camera angle (in the audience, some distance away from the bands). Sound here is intermittent, particularly in the first part of the tape.