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The Letter (1940)


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Instance
Theme name: Leslie
Variant name: Restless
Start time: 1:14:42
End time: 1:14:57
Total duration: 0:00:15
Page #: 124A
Measure #: 1
Scene: Reel 9 Part 2
Key: unstable
Meter: 3/4
Tempo (bpm): 69
Marking: Mysterioso
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Leslie's theme in rising sequence as Howard tells Robert about the letter
On-screen: Robert asks about the letter
Music annotations: m. 1] mp / sord; [m. 3] poco accell; [m. 5] sempre accel; [m. 6] mf
Film annotations: [m. 1] Cue: XXX; [m. 3] I remember now; [m. 5] I wanted to get you
Orchestration annotations: [m. 1] 12 violins / violas tremolo / 2 celli / basses / 2 celli / 2 bassoons + b clar; [m. 6] add oboe / alto fl / add bassoons
Analysis: Uses just the first three notes of the theme in a rising sequence, harmonized by major 7th chords
Tags

arguing | conflict | fragmentation | home | husband | lawyer | leading lady | lying | major 7th chord | sequence | tense

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