The Cossacks

Title: The Cossacks

Author: Ernst Luz

Publisher: Thematic Music Cue Sheet, 1928


Format: Cue Sheet

Document type: Cue Sheet

All authors/contributors: Ernst Luz

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  1. At screening: “Russian Suite – A1” by Luz
  2. For centuries: “Rural Russia” by Levenson
  3. Work and their man: “The Cossack Batallion” by Schoenfeld
  4. To the grist mill: “Russian Suite – D4” by Luz
  5. Interrupt with Angelus Bells: big church bells by drummer and organ
  6. One scene: “Russian Rural Scene” by Friml (PURPLE)
  7. Boss Cossack stands up: “Russian Rural Scene” by Friml (PURPLE)
  8. Fade-out of girl on hay wagon: “Idyl Pastorale” by Savino
  9. Fade-out after title – “I, the Ataman”: “Elopement” by Carrozzini
  10. Gilbert catches girl: “Cossack Lullaby” by Juranek” (WHITE)
  11. Your uncle’s son: “Lyric Agitato” by Savino (LT. BLUE)
  12. Man holds up banjo: “Russian Suite – A1” by Luz
  13. Gilbert takes off dress: “Agitated Appassionato” by Kilenyi
  14. Segue quick at whipping: “Russian Suite – B2” by Luz
  15. End of fight – Gilbert throws whip on floor: “Russian Suite – C3” by Luz
  16. Exterior scene: Repeat No. 14 “Russian Suite—B2”
  17. Gilbert runs to Dancer—kisses her: Repeat No. 10 (WHITE)
  18. Fade-out to drums after title “old Woman”: heavy tom tom by drummer
  19. One scene: Repeat No. 10 (WHITE)
  20. Gilbert walks past girl to horse: “Russian Suite—A1” by Luz
  21. We’ll slit: church bells by drummer and organ
  22. One bell scene: “Russian Rural Scene” by Friml (PURPLE)
  23. Girl crawling on ground: “Cossack Lullaby” by Jiranek (WHITE)
  24. And over all is God: Repeat No. 20 “Russian Suite—A1”
  25. And the men fought: “Incidental Symphony No. 42” by Damaur
  26. Your magnificence: “Powder and Patches” by Miles
  27. Prince follows woman into bedroom: “The Scandal-Mongers” by Paton
  28. It wouldn’t be: “Sweet Thoughts of Love” by Alu (LT. GREEN)
  29. Fade-out after girl leaves prince’s room: “Implorations” by Pasternack
  30. Gilbert stops laughing: “Impending Danger” by Kempinski
  31. Anticipate attack: “Battle Agitato No. 48” by Shepherd
  32. End of fight—Turks retreat: “Russian Suite—A1” by Luz
  33. Fade-out of victors: Repeat No. 28 (LT. GREEN)
  34. Prince puts necklace around girl’s neck: Repeat No. 20 “Russian Suite—A1”
  35. Flash-back to prince and girl: “Allegro Festival” by Armandola
  36. After short struggle: Repeat No. 28 (LT. GREEN)
  37. Cossacks never grow old: “Rural Russian” by Levenson
  38. Did you hear?: “Alice” by Hauenschild
  39. Gilbert looks at Maryana: “Incidental Symphony No. 13” by Casini (1st movement)
  40. I don’t understand women: “Incidental Symphony No. 13” by Casini (from Allo.)
  41. Girl walks from prince: “Sweet Thoughts of Love” by Alu (LT. GREEN)
  42. Now was the three days: “The Cossacks” by Bendix
  43. Fade-out of Pyramid on horseback: “Lady of My Heart” by Roder
  44. I have the honor to deliver: “Troyka Paraphrase” by Kretschmer
  45. Who ever heard of such a thing: “Rustic Revels” by Axt
  46. The Sultan himself: “Magic Sunbeams” by Drumm
  47. If the Sultan can read: “Cossack Revels” by Tschakoff
  48. Gilbert goes to Dancer: “Russian Suite—D4” by Luz
  49. Fade-out of girl to dining room: “Affection” by Berge
  50. Unchanged since the days: “The Cossacks’ Wedding Fete” by Krein (1st movement)
  51. Betrothed couple kiss bread: “The Cossacks’ Wedding Fete” by Krein (from Dance)
  52. Stop short with big crash after title – “Gypsy Kisser”: “Insurrezione” by Becce
  53. Gilr leaves room: “Cossack Lullaby” by Jiranek (WHITE)
  54. I am your man: “Melodic Appassionato No. 1” by Marquardt
  55. Second scene showing knocking on door: “Elegy” by Friml
  56. Coach drives off: “Evening Glow” by Van Norman
  57. I could never: “Lyric Agitato” by Savino (LT. BLUE)
  58. Kneel: “Grand Appassionato” by Becce
  59. Father and son tied to posts: Repeat No. 57 (LT. BLUE)
  60. This sun and moon: “Symphonic Incidentals No. 12” by Marquardt
  61. Exterior after hand and eye burning: “Uproar” by Neinass
  62. Close—up of Gilbert lying on floor: “Russian Suite—C3” by Luz
  63. Fade-out of death scene: “Russian Suite—A1” by Luz

Proper orchestra rest period is Nos. 24 to 36 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


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