The Red Dance

Title: The Red Dance

Author: Michael P. Krueger

Publisher: Thematic Music Cue Sheet, 1928


Format: Cue Sheet

Document type: Cue Sheet

All authors/contributors: Michael P. Krueger

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  1. At Screening: LOVE THEME “Someday—Somewhere” by Rapee
  2. Russia! Torn By War: REVOLUTIONARY THEME “Finlandia” by Sibelius
  3. Retreat!: Trumpet Signal

SEGUE: REVOLUTIONARY THEME “Finlandia” by Sibelius

  1. General, We Outnumbered: “Incid. Symphony No.31” by Kempinski
  2. Hand Seen Writing: “Moussorgskyana” by Moussorgsky
  3. Petrograd—Seeting: “A Life For The Czar” by Glinka
  4. Fade-In To Nobility Eating: “Waltz from the Ballet ‘Dornroschen’” by Tschaikowsky
  5. I Wish You Were: “Dreaming” by Kopyloff
  6. Grand Duke Leaves Lady: Repeat No.5 “Moussorgskyana”
  7. Fade-Out On General Tanaroff Talking To Bearded Man: Repeat No.6 “A Life For A Czar”
  8. His Imperial Majesty: “Glory To Thee, O Holy Czar from ‘The Glory of Russia’” by Krien
  9. My Advisers Have: “A Life For The Czar” by Glinka (From No.9)
  10. Czar Walks Off With Children: Repeat No.5 “Moussorgskyana”
  11. Orenburgh Prison: “Prelude” by Rachmaninoff
  12. Tasia—Of The Troublesome: “Andante from Fifth Symphony” by Tschaikowsky
  13. The Yakitch Farm: “Rural Russia” by Levenson
  14. Ivan Petroff: PETROFF THEME “The Harvest Song from ‘The Glory of Russia’” by Krein
  15. Come On, Tasia: “Dance of the Comedians” by Smetana
  16. Come Right In: “The Cossacks’ Wedding Fete” by Krein
  17. Come On, Come On: Repeat No.18 “Dance of the Comedians”
  18. I Do Not Love Him: “Agitated Appassionato” by Kilenyi
  19. Woman Whips Girl: “Furieuse Poursuite” by Gabriel Marie
  20. Grand Duke Interrupts Whipping: Repeat No.19 “Cossacks’ Wedding Fete” (First Strain)
  21. Why Don’t You: “Chanson Russe” by Krein
  22. Can You Tell Me How: Repeat Love Theme No.1
  23. Show His Honor The Way: Repeat No.24 “Chanson Russe”
  24. Fade-Out of Three Peasants: “La Revolution” by Le Borne
  25. Agitator and General Tanaroff Seen In Room: Repeat Revolutionary Theme No.2
  26. Fade-In To Girl; Repeat No.19 “Cossacks’ Wedding Fete”
  27. Petroff Seen: Repeat Petroff Theme No.17
  28. Fade-In To Sign On Barber Shop: “The Jolly Chap from ‘Echoes From the Volga’” by Seredy
  29. Fade-In To Girl In Woods: “To The Rescue” by Carbonara
  30. Grand Duke Rescues Girl: Repeat Love Theme No.1
  31. Only In Our Poor Country: Repeat Revolutionary Theme No.2
  32. Grand Duke Hands Girl Mirror: Repeat Love Theme No.1
  33. Change of Scene To Petroff: Repeat Petroff Theme No.17
  34. Change of Scene Back To Lovers: Repeat Love Theme No.1
  35. The Story Is As Old: “Russian ‘From Foreign Lands’” by Moszkowski
  36. The Cossacks!: “The Cossack Battalion” by Schoenfeld
  37. Pistol Shot: Orchestra Tacet—Drummer Note Pistol Shot

SEGUE: “Grief” by Zamecnik

  1. But Things Are Changing: Repeat Revolutionary Theme No.2
  2. What Would You Do: “The Verdict” by Zamecnik
  3. If I Were Ruler: “Appassionato Patetico” by Bradford
  4. Girl Opens Door To Leave: Repeat Love Theme No.1
  5. Morning—The Sound of the: “Song of the Boatmen of the Volga” by Cady (4 bars)

SEGUE: “By The Riverside from ‘The Glory of Russia’” by Krein

  1. Girl Sees Petroff: Repeat Petroff Theme No.17
  2. Petroff Walks Away From Girl: “4th Movement from ‘Pathetique Symphony’” by Tschaikowsky
  3. An Eye For An Eye: Repeat Revolutionary Theme No.2
  4. In The Palace: Repeat Love Theme No.1
  5. Picture of Czar seen: “Russian National Anthem” by Lake (4 bars)
  6. Change of Scene To Close-Up of Feet: Repeat Revolutionary Theme No.2
  7. Bridal Chamber Seen: “1812 Overture” by Tschaikowsky (from beginning)
  8. Pistol Shot: Orchestra Tacet—Drummer Note Pistol Shot

SEGUE: “Appassionato Patetico” by Bradford

  1. I Am Leaving: Repeat Love Theme No.1
  2. Girl Enters Automobile: Repeat Revolutionary Theme No.2
  3. Flag Seen: “1812 Overture” by Tschaikowsky
  4. Ticker Seen: Repeat Revolutionary Theme No.2
  5. Bring Wine—And Plenty: “Danse Russe Trepak from ‘Nut Cracker Suite’” by Tschaikowsky
  6. Close-up of Tasia on Magazine Cover: “Ballet Russe” by Luigini
  7. The World Has Gone Crazy; Repeat Petroff Theme No.17
  8. The Moscow Theatre: “March Russe from ‘Ballet Russe’” by Lugini
  9. An Important Meeting: Repeat Revolutionary Theme No.2
  10. Good Evening, Ladies: Repeat Petroff Theme No.17
  11. Petroff Goes Into Tasia’s Dressing Room; “Humoreske” by Tschaikowsky
  12. Don’t Drink, Ivan: Repeat Petroff Theme No.17
  13. Petroff Sees Grand Duke’s Picture: Repeat No.43 “Appassionato Patetico”
  14. Love Is A Woman’s: Repeat Love Theme No.1
  15. Group Around Table: Repeat Revolutionary Theme No.2
  16. The Grand Duke Eugene!: Repeat Love Theme No.1
  17. Petroff Seen On Sleigh: “A.B.C. Dram. Set No. 19-B2” by Luz
  18. Tasia Enters Barracks: Repeat No.43 “Appassionato Patetico”
  19. Petroff Enters Barracks: Repeat Petroff Theme No.17
  20. Tasia Gets Pistol: “Disperazione” by Becce
  21. Lovers Embrace: Repeat Love Theme No.1
  22. Petroff and Grand Duke Leave: Repeat Revolutionary Theme No.2
  23. Fighting Squad Seen: “Gruesome Suspense” by Beghon
  24. We Are Surprised: “O Lovely Night from ‘The Glory of Russia’” by Krein
  25. Firing Squad Seen Again: Repeat No.76 “Gruesome Suspense”
  26. Pistol Shot: Silence—Drummer Note Pistol Shot

SEGUE: “Dramatic Finale” by Noyes

  1. Change of Scene To Drinking In Cellar: Repeat Petroff Theme No.17
  2. Man Seen Climbing Through Window: “Misterioso Drammatico” by Savino
  3. Change of Scene To Inn: Repeat Petroff Theme No.17
  4. Tasia Sees Lover: Repeat Love Theme No.1

Source: Carl Braun Collection


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