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The Letter (1940)


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Instance
Theme name: Robert and Leslie
Start time: 0:20:07
End time: 0:20:33
Total duration: 0:00:26
Page #: 42
Measure #: 22
Scene: Reel 3 Part 2
Key: Bb
Meter: 3/4
Tempo (bpm): 69
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Statement of the love theme leading to a kiss between Robert and Leslie; Steiner adds a stinger as Leslie sees the drawer where the revolver was
On-screen: Leslie looks in the drawer
Music annotations: [m. 22] a tempo / Come sopra from Reel 2 Part 1 orig. key; [m. 24] one tone lower / Hugo! please check this- might have to be fixed
Film annotations: [m. 22] It's allright darling!
Orchestration annotations: [m. 24] add celeste to flute + horn passage
Analysis: Appoggiaturas and suspensions over a pedal tone Bb
Tags

appoggiatura | embracing | home | husband | leading lady | love scene | love theme | pedal tone | romantic | sigh gesture | suspension

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