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The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)


Home > Film: The Life of Vergie Winters > Theme: Stars and Stripes Forever > Variant: Allegro > Instance: 0:46:04


Instance
Theme name: Stars and Stripes Forever
Variant name: Allegro
Start time: 0:46:04
End time: 0:46:18
Total duration: 0:00:14
Page #: 20
Measure #: 12
Scene: Reel 6 Part 1
Key: E
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 126
Marking: Allegro
Instrumentation: strings, woodwinds



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Description
Description: As part of a montage of newspaper headlines from Vergie's scrapbook, we hear a lyrical variant on "Stars and Stripes" accompanied by the headline "John Shadwell Brings Airplane Factory Here" and the year "1923"
On-screen: Newspaper montage
Music annotations: [m. 12] allegro / ff / aeroplane effect; [m. 14] p subito / dim / stop aeroplane effect; [m. 15] pp / p
Film annotations: [m. 12] Airplane factory; [m. 14] Putting airplanes together; [m. 15] The doorbell stops us
Orchestration annotations: [m. 12] str / W.W. / brass etc; [m. 14] add harp; [m. 15] harp solo
Analysis: The cue begins with a variant on the first phrase from "Stars and Stripes"; harmonized with chords over a dominant pedal
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64 chord | added-note chord | gentle | leading lady | leading man | love interest | montage | patriotic tune | pedal tone | politician | soldier

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