- NB. Friends of Pierrot: 4 men, somewhere between doctors and funeral torchbearers; black tailcoats, top hats, gloves. Two appear from above, two from below:
4 ravens on poles (could be a consultation of doctors, could be funeral parlor agents) – all are red-cheeked, fat, bursting with health. Their dance is to the music of a little gramophone.
They enter from below from a trapdoor. M[aybe], like this:
Yes, that’s better.
Notes for Columbine’s Wedding VeilFrom The Director's Prism: E. T. A. Hoffmann and the Russian Theatrical Avant-Garde by Dassia N. Posner