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The Letter (1940)


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Instance
Theme name: Leslie B
Start time: 0:00:25
End time: 0:00:44
Total duration: 0:00:19
Page #: 2
Measure #: 8
Scene: Main Title
Key: Db - unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 66
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: The B part of the Leslie theme is more lyrical, using melodic sequences to move down, then back up by step as it approaches the return of the A part
On-screen: Cast list
Music annotations: [m. 8] sost / tutti / arpeggios; [m. 9] strong basses; [m. 12] accell; [m. 13] gliss
Film annotations: [m. 10] Robert Lord
Orchestration annotations: [m. 10] horns + trpt 1 or 2
Analysis: The bass line descends chromatically, then rises chromatically, harmonized by a chromatic sequence
Tags

cast list | changing meter | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | harmonic sequence | main title | opening title sequence | romantic

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