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The Letter (1940)


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Instance
Theme name: Leslie
Variant name: Leaving
Start time: 0:53:20
End time: 0:53:35
Total duration: 0:00:15
Page #: 100
Measure #: 47
Scene: Reel 7 Part 1
Key: F - eb
Meter: 3/4
Tempo (bpm): 60
Marking: Mysterioso (Slowly)
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Development of second motive from Leslie's theme, repeated as a means of scene transition
On-screen: Howard and Leslie leave the house
Music annotations: [m.47] p / pp; [m. 48] cresc; [m. 49] a tempo / mf / almost tutti
Film annotations: [m. 47] Time we're starting; [m. 48] Dissolve; [m. 49] She closes door / They walk
Orchestration annotations: [m. 47] violin / vibra / oboe + fl; [m. 48] harp / add trbs / hats / gong; [m. 49] add horn / gong / trbs
Analysis: Sequential modulation from F major to eb minor
Tags

added-note chord | fragmentation | lawyer | leading lady | leaving | mysterious | plantation | sequence | sequential modulation | transition

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