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The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)


Home > Film: The Life of Vergie Winters > Theme: Lullaby > Variant: Solo Violin > Instance: 0:52:06


Instance
Theme name: Lullaby
Variant name: Solo Violin
Start time: 0:52:06
End time: 0:52:30
Total duration: 0:00:24
Page #: 25
Measure #: 31
Scene: Reel 6 Part 2
Key: Db - Ab
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 80
Instrumentation: strings, woodwinds
Solo Instrument: violin



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Description
Description: A sentimental and somewhat somber variant on the Lullaby, featuring solo violin
On-screen: Vergie gets a ribbon for Joan
Music annotations: [m. 31] pp; [m. 32] rall; [m. 37] rall
Film annotations: [m. 32] Joan: That's awfully nice of you!; [m. 35] Will you take off your hat
Orchestration annotations: [m. 31] solo viol?; [m. 32] harp
Analysis: The melody is altered to begin with a FA-TI tritone, using a repeated fragment of the melody before modulating to Ab major
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advance plot | child | common-chord modulation | conversing | daughter | fragmentation | gentle | leading lady | mother | reunion | secret | shop

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