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The Letter (1940)


Home > Film: The Letter > Theme: Leslie > Variant: Tragic > Instance: 0:37:21


Instance
Theme name: Leslie
Variant name: Tragic
Start time: 0:37:21
End time: 0:37:34
Total duration: 0:00:13
Page #: 73
Measure #: 76
Scene: Reel 5
Key: g - f
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 69
Marking: Tragic
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Bold, big statement of Leslie theme
On-screen: Howard talks to Leslie
Music annotations: [m. 76] a tempo
Film annotations: [m. 76] Leslie, I shall have
Analysis: Played twice in a descending M2 sequence; a rapid ascending gesture is added to the texture
Tags

anxious | changing meter | climax | conversing | fearful | lawyer | leading lady | letter | oscillation | pivotal scene | prison | sequence | sequential modulation | suspension | tense

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