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The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Home > Film: The Life of Vergie Winters > Theme: Lullaby > Variant: Clarinet Solo > Instance: 1:00:58

Theme name: Lullaby
Variant name: Clarinet Solo
Start time: 1:00:58
End time: 1:01:27
Total duration: 0:00:29
Page #: NIS
Measure #: NIS
Scene: not in score
Key: e
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 72
Instrumentation: strings
Solo Instrument: clarinet

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Description: A solo clarinet plays a variant on the Lullaby theme as underscoring to John and Vergie's conversation about their daughter; there is a crescendo to a stinger as Vergie asks John if they should tell her she is adopted
On-screen: John and Laura talk about Joan
Analysis: This cue is missing from the sketch; the melody is stated in minor, then fragmented, then altered to begin on scale degrees SOL-TE

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