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The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)


Home > Film: The Life of Vergie Winters > Theme: Lullaby > Variant: Passionate > Instance: 1:09:39


Instance
Theme name: Lullaby
Variant name: Passionate
Start time: 1:09:39
End time: 1:10:02
Total duration: 0:00:23
Page #: 38
Measure #: 74
Scene: Reel 8 Part 1
Key: A
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 88
Marking: Poco con moto
Instrumentation: strings



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Description
Description: Romantic variant on the Lullaby theme as John and Vergie embrace; ends on a dominant in A major, which is interrupted by the pealing of a clock tower
On-screen: John and Vergie embrace
Music annotations: [m. 74] poco con moto / mf / fuller; [m. 76] mf; [m. 77] rall
Film annotations: [m. 74] They embrace
Orchestration annotations: [m. 74] harp; [m. 77] harp / chimes
Analysis: This variant features an altered melody over a dominant pedal tone
Tags

9th chord | advance plot | embracing | leading lady | leading man | pedal tone | romantic | room | secret lover | tense

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