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The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)


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Instance
Theme name: Yankee Doodle
Composer: Unknown; arranged by Max Steiner
Start time: 0:03:37
End time: 0:03:43
Total duration: 0:00:06
Page #: 11
Measure #: 79
Scene: Main title
Key: F
Meter: 2/4
Tempo (bpm): 152
Instrumentation: brass, strings



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Description
Description: Strings and horns play a version of "Yankee Doodle" as the children dance, establishing the place as a small town in America
On-screen: Children playing
Music annotations: [m. 80] sfz; [m. 86] sfz
Analysis: Steiner slightly alters the first phrase of the tune (repeating a fragment)
Tags

64 chord | cheerful | child | children's song | dancing | direct modulation | establish place | establish setting | flashback | park | playing | wipe

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