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The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)


Home > Film: The Life of Vergie Winters > Theme: Lullaby > Variant: Somber > Instance: 0:54:14


Instance
Theme name: Lullaby
Variant name: Somber
Start time: 0:54:14
End time: 0:54:24
Total duration: 0:00:10
Page #: 28
Measure #: 73
Scene: Reel 6 Part 2
Key: F
Meter: 12/8
Tempo (bpm): 66
Marking: Slower
Instrumentation: strings
Solo Instrument: violin



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Description
Description: Somber statement of the Lullaby theme by solo violin as John tells Vergie what happened with the yellow fan
On-screen: Vergie listens to John
Music annotations: [m. 73] slower / pp / p; [m. 74] rall / p dolce; [m. 75] ppp / ten
Film annotations: [m. 73] Oh, I'm terribly sorry! / The fan was dropped in the fire; [m. 75] The incident is closed! / Vergie
Orchestration annotations: [m. 75] harp
Analysis: Monophonic statement of the theme ending with a (rare) perfect authentic cadence
Tags

altered dominant | conversing | leading lady | leading man | love scene | outside | secret love | secret lover | somber

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