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Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)


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Instance
Theme name: Transition
Start time: 0:00:29
End time: 0:00:39
Total duration: 0:00:10
Page #: 2
Measure #: 20
Scene: Main Title
Key: e
Meter: 2/4
Tempo (bpm): 112
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Sinister tritone oscillation with flutter tonguing and tremolos
On-screen: Cast list
Music annotations: [m. 20] tremolo; [m. 21] glisses; [m. 23] gliss; [m. 24] sfz / 1/2 pizz; [m. 25] sfz; [m. 26] sfz; [m. 27] sfz
Orchestration annotations: [m. 20] 4 trpts flutter (muted) / cymbal roll / horns / (trbs muted) / bassoon / basses / celli / pianos; [m. 21] timp / vibra; [m. 24] timp; [m. 26] gong
Analysis: Repeated e(add6) over a dissonant F# bass
Tags

cast list | common-chord modulation | dissonant bass | ominous | opening title sequence | sinister | tritone

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