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The Letter (1940)


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Instance
Theme name: Leslie B
Variant name: Screwyoso
Start time: 0:37:34
End time: 0:37:54
Total duration: 0:00:20
Page #: 74
Measure #: 80
Scene: Reel 5
Key: Db - unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 66
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Continuation of Leslie's theme as Howard talks to her
On-screen: Howard talks to Leslie
Music annotations: [m. 82] fix / Make strong melodic line please? Yes? Thanking you in advance! I remain!; [m. 84] cresc; [m. 85] sempre cresc
Film annotations: [m. 82] It puts the prosecution
Orchestration annotations: [m. 82] 2 horns added; [m. 84] 8 viol div / add 4 violins also
Analysis: This variant ends with a chromatic sequence that rises towards the next climactic statement of Leslie's theme
Tags

anxious | chromatic sequence | conversing | fearful | lawyer | leading lady | letter | pivotal scene | prison | sequence | tense

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