The Bridge of San Luis Rey

Title: The Bridge of San Luis Rey

Author: Ernst Luz

Publisher: Thematic Music Cue Sheet, 1929


Format: Cue Sheet

Document type: Cue Sheet

All authors/contributors: Ernst Luz

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  1. At screening: “Dramatic Tension” by Axt
  2. Feet walking on bridge: “Incidental Miniature No. 6” by Hauenschild
  3. People enter cathedral: “Dilemma” by Savino
  4. Choir boys cross screen: “Cortege” by Rapee-Axt
  5. Priest in pulpit: “Sanctuary of the Heart” by Ketelbey
  6. Fade-out of priest in pulpit: “The Magic Flame” by Spaeth
  7. Lovers kiss: “The Enchanted Castle” by Marquardt (BLACK)
  8. Daughter enters room – locks door: Repeat No. 6 “Magic Flame”
  9. Groom kisses mother at auto: “Manzanillo” by Robyn
  10. A different love: “If Love Were All” by Axt (WHITE), chorus only
  11. Exterior scene: Repeat No. 7 (BLACK)
  12. In the public square: “Morena Y Sevillana” by Maduro
  13. Two boys open carriage door: Repeat No. 10 (WHITE)
  14. Carriage drives off: Repeat No. 12 “Morena U Sevillana”
  15. In the gay quarter: “Santiago”by Corbin
  16. Stop short as dancing girl falls: “The Mischief Makers” by Carbonara
  17. No wonder I fall: “Dark Eyes” by Marquardt
  18. Well, show me how: Repeat No. 15 “Santiago”
  19. A few months: “Marche Triumphale” by Kempinski
  20. People in theatre sit down: Repeat No. 15 “Santiago”
  21. End of dance: Repeat No. 17 “Dark Eyes”
  22. Dancing girl enters dressing room: Repeat No. 16 “Mischief Makers”
  23. Cane raps on dressing room door: “Moraima” by Tobani
  24. Why did you tell me not to go: “Jurame” by Grever (LIGHT GREEN)
  25. All Lima talked: “The Enchanted Castle” by Marquardt (BLACK)
  26. I am so lonely: “The Magic Flame” by Spaeth
  27. Once upon a time: “Spinning Song” by Mendelssohn
  28. Girl on couch throws shoe: “The Bridge of San Luis Rey” by Wendling
  29. Girl rises from couch: Repeat No. 24 (LIGHT GREEN)
  30. Cane raps on door: “Spinning Along” by Bierman
  31. Girl lying on couch: “Jurame” by Grever (LIGHT GREEN)
  32. You are very clever: “Symphonic Incidentals No. 11” by Marquardt
  33. Many women in Lima: Repeat No. 31 (LIGHT GREEN)
  34. Nobleman leaves house: “Senorita” by Friml
  35. Girl begins to dictate letter: “Agitato Pathetic” by Kilenvi”
  36. Write this: Repeat No. 31 (LIGHT GREEN)
  37. I can’t take it: Repeat No. 35 “Agitato Pathetic”
  38. Girl opens door for letter writer to leave: “Yearning” by Schoenfeld
  39. And the first shadow: “Redemption Theme” by Tschaikowsky
  40. In the Marquesa’s palace: “Romeo’s Farewell to Juliet” by Baron
  41. Boy falls on step: “If Love Were All” by Axt (WHITE), chorus only
  42. Fade-out of girl praying: Repeat No. 31 (LIGHT GREEN)
  43. Dancer leaves letter writer’s home; Repeat No. 38 “Yearning”
  44. Fade-out as letter writer goes to sleep: “Symphonic Incidentals No. 15” by Marquardt
  45. Dancing girl begins to laugh: “Symphonic Incidentals No. 7” by Marquardt
  46. Get your meddling old face: “Appassionato Patetico” by Bradford
  47. Dancing girl thrown on floor: Repeat No. 45 (RED)
  48. Fade-out of dancing girl in rage: “A Thief in the Night” by Axt
  49. Ramirez: “Appassionato No. 2” by Axt
  50. Letter writer thrown downstairs: Repeat No. 45 (RED)
  51. And Pepita: Repeat No. 41 (WHITE)
  52. Lover disappears from screen: “Dramatic Love Scene” by Axrt
  53. Weeks, fearful weeks: “Yearning” by Schoenfeld
  54. You came between me: “The Accusation” by Patou
  55. Door broken: Repeat No. 45 (RED)
  56. Girl begins to read letter: “Heart’s Pleading” by Rapee-Axt
  57. Fade-out after title – “No, no, I must go tomorrow”: “Redemption Theme by Tschaikowsky
  58. Estrahan, I can’t see you: “Sorrow” by Macat
  59. Fade-out of two brothers: “Symphonic Incidentals No. 11” by Marquardt
  60. Whispers had reached Captain Alvarado: “The Bridge of San Luis Rey” by Wendling
  61. Boy walking upstairs: “A.B.C. Dram.Set No. 18-A1” by Luz
  62. Captain cuts cord: “A.B.C. Dram. Set No. 18-C3” by Luz
  63. And on the feast day: Repeat No. 60 “The Birdge of San Luis Rey”
  64. I’m ready: “Incidental Miniature No. 6” by Hauenschild
  65. Stop short as lovers fall together on bridge: “If Love Were All” by Axt (WHITE), chorus only
  66. Church interior: “Sanctuary of the Heart” by Ketelbey

Proper orchestral rest period is Nos. 33 to 44 inclusive.

NOTE: The repetition of numbers in this cue sheet is simplified by the use of the “LUZ” SYMPHONIC COLOR GUIDE, sold by Music Buyers Corporation, 1520 Broadway, New York City. The color suggested for repetition of numbers designates the Mood or Emotion, and is used as a code for such repetitions.

Source: Carl Braun Collection

SFSMA ID: F93h6zb7nc

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