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The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Home > Film: The Life of Vergie Winters > Theme: Old Lavender > Instance: 1:00:07

Theme name: Old Lavender
Start time: 1:00:07
End time: 1:00:46
Total duration: 0:00:39
Page #: NIS
Measure #: NIS
Scene: not in score
Key: G - D - Eb - D - F - Db - G
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 144
Instrumentation: strings

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Description: A light and optimistic dotted-rhythm tune is played as Joan talks with Ranny; this tune was later used as the "Work" theme in Mildred Pierce
On-screen: Joan and Ranny talk
Analysis: Six pages are missing from this cue, which modulates freely from G to D to Eb to D to F to Db and back to G

9th chord | added-note chord | altered dominant | common-chord modulation | conversing | daughter | direct modulation | harmonic sequence | light | love interest | love scene | optimistic | proposal | proposing | room | transcribed by ear