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The Letter (1940)


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Instance
Theme name: Mr. Hammond Has Been Shot
Start time: 0:05:45
End time: 0:06:04
Total duration: 0:00:19
Page #: 20
Measure #: 36
Scene: Reel 1 Part 4
Key: d
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 96
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Dramatic flourish as a worker runs on-screen, followed by a dark and dramatic low-voiced melody in response to the words "Mr. Hammond has been shot"
On-screen: Worker runs in
Music annotations: [m. 36] tutti / riten / molto cresc; [m. 37] sfz; [m. 38] mf; [m. 39] dim / cresc; [m. 40] sfz
Film annotations: [m. 36] Boy shouts; [m. 37] Boy stops; [m. 38] Whats that you said?; [m. 39] Missy say hurry!; [m. 40] Fred! Get to the village
Orchestration annotations: [m. 36] all viol viola + W.W. / brass (hats) / timp and gong; [m. 37] 2 horns; [m. 38] str + pianos; [m. 40] timp
Analysis: Features altered dominants
Tags

11th chord | action scene | altered dominant | dark | death | husband | ominous | reacting | servant | warehouse

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