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The Letter (1940)


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Instance
Theme name: Native 2
Start time: 0:04:12
End time: 0:04:29
Total duration: 0:00:17
Page #: 14
Measure #: 17
Scene: Reel 1 Part 3
Key: g
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 88
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Oriental-sounding music ending with a crescendo and a stinger as the door is closed
On-screen: Leslie talks to the workers
Music annotations: [m. 17] pp; [m. 18] crescendo; [m. 19] Not too heavy (jabber of the Natives idea!!) / poco agitato / sempre cresc; [m. 21] pp - but subito / cresc
Film annotations: [m. 17] No can telephone; [m. 21] What are you doing here?; [m. 22] Slams door / This connects to part 4
Orchestration annotations: [m. 17] gong / timp / W.W. + marimba / harp / trbs (hats); [m. 19] harps + marimba (piano p) / horn muted / vibra; [m. 20] bassoons / B clar / harp; [m. 22] tutti (trbs etc.) / basses / celli
Analysis: Uses parallel open fifths to create a "native" sound
Tags

conversing | home | murderer | murder scene | open fifth | pentatonic | servant | stinger | tense | underscoring

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