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The Letter (1940)


Home > Film: The Letter > Theme: Leslie > Variant: Tragic > Instance: 1:17:59


Instance
Theme name: Leslie
Variant name: Tragic
Start time: 1:17:59
End time: 1:18:13
Total duration: 0:00:14
Page #: 128
Measure #: 19
Scene: Reel 10 Part 1
Key: a - g
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 58
Marking: Slower
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: The tragic variant of Leslie's theme is heard as she continues her confession
On-screen: Leslie confesses to Robert
Music annotations: [m. 19] one tone higher
Film annotations: [m. 19] I hadn't seen him for days
Analysis: Features a descending sequential modulation
Tags

changing meter | confessing | conflict | dramatic | home | husband | lawyer | leading lady | letter | murder | oscillation | recounting | sequence | sequential modulation | suspension

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