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The Letter (1940)


Home > Film: The Letter > Theme: Leslie > Variant: Wild > Instance: 1:14:57


Instance
Theme name: Leslie
Variant name: Wild
Start time: 1:14:57
End time: 1:15:08
Total duration: 0:00:11
Page #: 124B
Measure #: 7
Scene: Reel 9 Part 2
Key: unstable
Meter: 3/4
Tempo (bpm): 108
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: More desperate variant of Leslie's theme, in a rising sequence played wildly by strings; it builds quickly to a climax accented by brass, then dies suddenly
On-screen: Robert waits for a response
Music annotations: [m. 7] accel / tr; [m. 9] tr
Film annotations: [m. 7] No dialogue
Orchestration annotations: [m. 7] vibraph (added) / violas + clar / 4 horns + b cl + timp / basses + piano pizz
Analysis: Harmonized with parallel major seventh #5 chords
Tags

9th chord | arguing | augmented major 7th chord | chromatic parallelism | conflict | distress | fragmentation | home | husband | lawyer | leading lady | lying | sequence | tense

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