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The Letter (1940)


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Instance
Theme name: Law Office
Start time: 0:24:33
End time: 0:24:46
Total duration: 0:00:13
Page #: 53
Measure #: 40
Scene: Reel 3 Part 3
Key: G
Meter: 3/4
Tempo (bpm): 84
Marking: Modto
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: We hear a tonal, stable theme as we see the sign for a law office; sounds honest and noble, with the melody in strings and chords in horns
On-screen: Sign for a law firm
Music annotations: [m. 40] medium full / (very academic!) / mf; [m. 43] pp
Film annotations: [m. 40] Joyce + Spencer; [m. 42] Lawyer at desk; [m. 43] Will you please come in? / into dialogue
Orchestration annotations: [m. 40] viol / fl / oboe / W.W. / celli / bassoon / horns / bass; [m. 42] 2 celli; [m. 43] piano / (1 bass)
Analysis: Diatonic harmonic progression ending with a half cadence
Tags

city | justice | lawyer | noble | office | setting | sign | transition

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