Previous | Next

48

The Letter (1940)


Home > Film: The Letter > Theme: Mrs. Hammond > Variant: Lawyer > Instance: 0:30:45


Instance
Theme name: Mrs. Hammond
Variant name: Lawyer
Start time: 0:30:45
End time: 0:30:58
Total duration: 0:00:13
Page #: 58
Measure #: 13
Scene: Reel 4 Part 2
Key: f
Meter: 2/4
Tempo (bpm): 84
Marking: Modto Mysterioso
Instrumentation: special group



(click to enlarge)
Description
Description: Short musical cue to establish the character of the Asian secretary / lawyer, Ong Chi Sen; it uses Mrs. Hammond's theme as the melody, establishing a connection between the two characters
On-screen: Ong speaks to Howard
Music annotations: [m. 13] pp; [m. 14] p / pp; [m. 17] p
Film annotations: [m. 13] Oh, Mr. Joyce; [m. 17] Lawyer stops
Orchestration annotations: [m. 13] 1st harp + celeste / marimba and piano / 2 celli pizz and piano (pedal down) / 1 bass; [m. 12] oboe; [m. 17] 2 fl / 2 bassoons
Analysis: Harmonized with a C-F# tritone; with F it creates a dissonant [016] trichord
Tags

advance plot | Chinese | lawyer | leaving | mysterious | office | pc set | tritone

Media