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The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)


Home > Film: The Life of Vergie Winters > Theme: Lullaby > Variant: Flowing > Instance: 0:53:59


Instance
Theme name: Lullaby
Variant name: Flowing
Start time: 0:53:59
End time: 0:54:14
Total duration: 0:00:15
Page #: 28
Measure #: 69
Scene: Reel 6 Part 2
Key: F
Meter: 12/8
Tempo (bpm): 76
Marking: Dolce
Instrumentation: strings, woodwinds



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Description
Description: Graceful, dancelike variant on the Lullaby theme as John reassures Vergie that Joan liked meeting Vergie
On-screen: John talks with Vergie by the lake
Music annotations: [m. 69] dolce / flowing / pizz; [m. 71] rall / gliss; [m. 72] pp
Film annotations: [m. 69] On the contrary - she thought you kind and lovely!; [m. 70] If I had my wits about me!; [m. 71] She wasn't scolded or anything?; [m. 72] "Shall we say?"
Orchestration annotations: [m. 72] harp
Analysis: The quasi-inverted melody has a new melodic contour here; progression over a dominant pedal tone ending with a viio7/V
Tags

altered dominant | conversing | diminished 7th chord | happy | leading lady | leading man | love scene | outside | pedal tone | reassuring | secret love | secret lover

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