Previous | Next

34

The Letter (1940)


Home > Film: The Letter > Theme: Leslie > Variant: Shimmery 2 > Instance: 0:18:55


Instance
Theme name: Leslie
Variant name: Shimmery 2
Start time: 0:18:55
End time: 0:19:26
Total duration: 0:00:31
Page #: 40
Measure #: 4
Scene: Reel 3 Part 2 (Revised)
Key: bb - ab
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 66
Marking: Slowly
Instrumentation: orchestra



(click to enlarge)
Description
Description: Tense version of the main theme (a variant on the "Shimmery" variant) as Leslie stares at the moon; supplied by Steiner in a separate "revision" page
On-screen: Leslie stares at the full moon
Music annotations: [m. 4] legato / Come sopra from Reel 1 Part 3. 1/2 tone higher / This can be exactly the same as Bars 1 2 3 except for the gong, horn + bassoon "Hangover" / morendo; [m. 5a] accel; [m. 6] accel / rall; [m. 6a] To bar 7 of the original Reel 3 Part 2); [m. 7] Come sopra form Reel 1 Part 3 / orig. key; [m. 6 revised] accel / rall; [m. 6a revised] to bar 7 of the original Reel 3 Part 2 / Hugo! This must sound exactly as the original - (it's really the same thing, only about 7 seconds longer
Film annotations: [m. 4] The moon; [m. 7] She goes in the house; [m. 4 revised] The moon
Orchestration annotations: [m. 4] str divisi [m. 5] gong; [m. 5a] trbs / felt etc. / [m. 6] celli / bass; [m. 5a revised] trbs; [m. 6 revised] celli bass
Analysis: New countermelody added as suspensions are prolonged; descending sequence by a whole step
Tags

changing meter | home | leading lady | love scene | moon | mysterious | oscillation | sequence | sequential modulation | staring | suspension

Media