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The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Home > Film: The Life of Vergie Winters > Theme: Lullaby > Variant: Dark > Instance: 1:17:11

Theme name: Lullaby
Variant name: Dark
Start time: 1:17:11
End time: 1:17:18
Total duration: 0:00:07
Page #: 51
Measure #: 1
Scene: Reel 9
Key: e
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 80
Marking: Maestoso
Instrumentation: strings

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Description: After Vergie is taken in by the police, we see a newspaper headline reading "Vergie Winters Held for Murder! Miller Accused of Shadwell Killing"; the music is a minor-mode variant on the Lullaby theme, played in low-register octaves
On-screen: Newspaper headline about John's murder
Music annotations: [m. 1] maestoso / f
Film annotations: [m. 1] 2nd funeral
Orchestration annotations: [m. 1] orch / band

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