1h - E. A. Glebov smokes in the corridor of the train. Composer Glebov: with choreographer Elizarov, talking to the conductor at the orchestra pit; with a student sitting at the piano. The composer's hands with a pencil correct the notes. 2h -The old steam locomotive is approaching. Glebov's friends are standing at the New Year's table. Scenes from the ballet "Till Ulenspiegel".