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The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)


Home > Film: The Life of Vergie Winters > Theme: Lullaby > Variant: Dolcissimo > Instance: 1:05:11


Instance
Theme name: Lullaby
Variant name: Dolcissimo
Start time: 1:05:11
End time: 1:05:26
Total duration: 0:00:15
Page #: 47
Measure #: 66
Scene: Reel 8 Part 2
Key: C
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 84
Instrumentation: strings
Solo Instrument: violin



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Description
Description: Sentimental string music that uses ideas from the Lullaby theme as Joan talks with Laura, hesitantly calling her "mother"
On-screen: Joan talks to Laura
Music annotations: [m. 67] rit; [m. 68] pp / dolcissimo; [m. 69] rit
Film annotations: [m. 67] When shall I say, Mother?; [m. 69] Take all this the way he has!
Orchestration annotations: [m. 67] harp; [m. 68] solo viol
Analysis: The melody is altered to begin on MI-LA (first supported by V9/V, then V9)
Tags

9th chord | conflict | daughter | leading man | love interest | peaceful | proposal | proposing | room | wife

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