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The Letter (1940)


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Instance
Theme name: Leslie B
Variant name: Ethereal
Start time: 0:52:33
End time: 0:52:55
Total duration: 0:00:22
Page #: 98
Measure #: 35
Scene: Reel 7 Part 1
Key: Db - unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 60
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Ethereal, tender statement of Leslie B (celli and muted horns)
On-screen: Howard and Leslie talk
Music annotations: [m. 35] ethereal! / p; [m. 36] simile; [m. 37] delicato / The whole thing not loud - rather vague! / no tremolo; [m. 40] rit
Film annotations: [m. 35] It takes your mind off; [m. 37] You're not an ordinary client; [m. 39] I'm responsible
Orchestration annotations: [m. 35] all divisi (tremolo) / celli + horns muted + vibraphone / violas + flutes muted / basses + piano / gong; [m. 37] vibraph / 8 violins no tremolo / celli + violas / E.H. and 2 clar / 1 open horn / harp medium fast
Analysis: Ends with an ascending chromatic sequence (slightly altered from Screwyoso variant)
Tags

advance plot | chromatic sequence | conversing | home | lawyer | leading lady | sequence | tense

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