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The Letter (1940)


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Instance
Theme name: Mrs. Hammond
Variant name: Bitter
Start time: 1:08:54
End time: 1:09:09
Total duration: 0:00:15
Page #: 121
Measure #: A
Scene: Reel 9
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 44
Instrumentation: special group



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Description
Description: Very brief statement of Mrs. Hammond's theme as we see her in the courtroom after the verdict is delivered (she stops Leslie in her tracks with her glare)
On-screen: Leslie sees Mrs. Hammond in the courtroom
Music annotations: [m. 1] Hammond organ (screwy) / mf / mp; [m. 2] rit
Film annotations: [m. 3] C.U. Chinese / Dissolve
Orchestration annotations: [m. 1] also vibraphone / almost tutti (no trpg) / add pianos + harps / gong; [m. B] viol / W.W. / cell / oboe / viol + celli; [m. 3] timp
Analysis: Chromatic parallelism with 11b9 chords
Tags

11th chord | antagonist | Chinese | Chinese | chromatic parallelism | confronting | courtroom | dark | husband | leading lady | trial

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