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The Letter (1940)


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Instance
Theme name: Leslie
Variant name: Uneasy
Start time: 0:49:41
End time: 0:49:58
Total duration: 0:00:17
Page #: 89
Measure #: 48
Scene: Reel 6
Key: WT - unstable
Meter: 2/4
Tempo (bpm): 66
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Dark statement of Leslie's theme as they discuss the trial (interrupting the dinner music)
On-screen: They discuss the trial
Music annotations: [m. 48] meno / pp; [m. 51] rit; [m. 52] pp; [m. 53] mp
Film annotations: [m. 48] Leslie
Orchestration annotations: [m. 48] add oboe / 4 viol / fl / violas / 2 horns muted / gong / cell; [m. 50] 6 viol / soli fl oboe vibraph; [m. 52] timp / 2 harps / piano / 1 bass pizz
Analysis: Begins with a whole-tone chord, then shifts to a dissonant tone cluster [012458]
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dinner | home | husband | lawyer | leading lady | oscillation | pc set | planning | tense | tone cluster | trial | whole-tone chord

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