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The Letter (1940)


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Instance
Theme name: Alternate Ending
Start time: NIF
End time: NIF
Total duration: NIF
Page #: 182
Measure #: 1
Scene: Reel 11 Part 2 (Short Version)
Key: bb - Bb - D - b - A
Meter: 4/4
Instrumentation: orchestra
Description
Description: This alternative short ending moves from the policeman's theme to Foxtrot no. 3 (combined with Leslie's theme) to a final statement of Leslie's theme
Music annotations: [m. 2] tutti / brass mutes; [m. 3] Dance orchestra / Parrish arranged; [m. 4] ppp / one tone higher; [m. 19] Original bass here; [m. 20] p; [m. 22] pp; [m. 29] cresc; [m. 30] gliss and W.W. / D.O. out; [m. 32] loco
Film annotations: [m. 1] Flash in pan / from Reel 11 Part 2 Original; [m. 3] Ticks 14 1/2 fr.; [m. 20] Leslie's body; [m. 30] Ticks out; [m. 31] The moon; [m. 32] The end; [m. 33] To end cast
Orchestration annotations: [m. 2] vibraph / W.W. / str div; [m. 3] str; [m. 20] celli + violas soli; [m. 21] vibraph; [m. 22] violin; [m. 23] 2 celli / 4 violn / 2 celli / 3 basses; [m. 25] add W.W. / ob / horns / add piano; [m. 26] col; [m. 31] str divisi / trpts / trbs etc.; [m. 32] T.C.
Analysis: This version ends with a VI-I cadence
Tags

closing credits | dramatic | end title sequence | plagal cadence

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