The Blue Danube

Title: The Blue Danube

Author: Rudolph Berliner

Publisher: Thematic Music Cue Sheet, 1926


Format: Cue Sheet

Document type: Cue Sheet

All authors/contributors: Rudolph Berliner

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  1. At screening: “On the Beautiful Blue Danube” by Strauss
  2. In Austria: “On the Beautiful Blue Danube” by Strauss
  3. Baron Erich von Statzen: ERICH THEME, “Frivolous Patrol” by Goublier
  4. Motor car appears: “Schoen Elsbeth” by Alberti
  5. The village of: “Dainty Damsel” by Baron
  6. Horse and rider appear: Repeat Erich Theme No. 3
  7. Man looks thru window: LUDWIG THEME, “Dram. Andante No. 39” by Berge
  8. Marguerite and Erich laugh: “Roguish Eyes” by Gruenwald
  9. Close-up of Ludwig: “Love’s Willfulness” by Barthelemy
  10. Erich enters: Repeat Erich Theme No. 3
  11. Ludwig outside beside boat: “By the Stream” by Rapee-Axt
  12. Erich starts boat: Repeat No. 2 “On the Beautiful Blue Danube”
  13. Erich tries to take her hands: LOVE THEME, “Moonlight on the Danube” by Gay
  14. Erich pulls out boat plug: “Dew Drops” by Rapee-Axt
  15. Ludwig joins her: Repeat Ludwig Theme No. 7
  16. People dancing: “Wiener Blut” by Strauss
  17. Trumpeter sounds call: Orchestra-tacet, Trumpet solo in B-flat

Segue: “Radetzky March” by Strauss

  1. I pronounce you: “La Reine de Saba” by Gounod
  2. People dancing: Repeat No. 2 “On the Beautiful Blue Danube”
  3. Exterior—Erich and Marguerite appear: Repeat Love Theme No. 13
  4. Motor car lights appear: “Impending Danger” by Kempinski
  5. Girl sounds trumpet call: Orchestra tacet, Trumpet solo

Segue: “Spirit of War” by Jacquet

  1. The world had: “Unfinished Symphony” by Schubert
  2. Ludwig arrives at inn: Repeat Ludwig Theme No. 7
  3. Insert-clock: “Fate” by Ketelbey
  4. Railway station—Erich appears: “Waiting” by Ancliffe
  5. I have news: “Loves Chatter” by Mendoza
  6. Don’t you know: “Agitato No. 3” by Langey
  7. Train starts: “Betrayed” by Verdi
  8. The waltz of life: “Chanson Triste” by Tschaikowsky
  9. Ludwig playing violin: “Traumerei” by Schumann
  10. Ludwig at window: “Agitato a la Valse” by Savino
  11. Insert—letter: Repeat Love Theme No. 13

Segue: “Remembrance” by Deppen

  1. Marguerite survived the: “Misterioso Drammatico” by Savino
  2. Boursch had long ago: “Fairy Tales” by Komzak
  3. Boursch and daughter seen: “Wine, Woman, and Song” by Strauss
  4. Marguerite with Baron and Boursch: “The Jester’s Serenade” by Herbert
  5. No! No! No!: “In the Depths” by Herkan
  6. Ludwig appears: Repeat Ludwig Theme No. 7
  7. Fade-in Buromaster: “Prelude” by Chopin
  8. Exterior—carriage appears: “Dream Shadows” by Spitalny
  9. Erich with Boursch, Helena and Baron: “Hearts Desire” by Varley
  10. Marguerite seated on bed: “Andante Pathetique No. 23” by Borch
  11. She sees shadow on wall: “The Verdict” by Zamecnik
  12. You are my wife (2nd time): “Dramatic Allegro” by Savino
  13. Erich starts towards them: “One Who Has Yearned Alone” by Tschaikowsky
  14. Ludwig draws knife: “Ferocity” by Carrozzini
  15. May the dear God: Repeat Ludwig Theme No. 7
  16. Erich opens door: Orchestra tacet
  17. Erich closes door: Repeat Love Theme No. 13

Source: Carl Braun Collection

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