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Rockabye (1932)

Home > Film: Rockabye > Theme: Run-Around > Instance: 0:52:45

Theme name: Run-Around
Start time: 0:52:45
End time: 0:53:27
Total duration: 0:00:42
Page #: NIS
Measure #: NIS
Scene: no score available
Key: Eb
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 160
Instrumentation: orchestra

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Description: Steiner's tune "Run-Around" is played as we see the opening of the Broadway show "Rockabye" (along with a montage of theater imagery)
On-screen: Montage of Broadway scenes
Analysis: The introduction is presented over an excitement-generating dominant pedal; the middle cadence of the tune moves towards the key of iii (g minor)

common-chord modulation | dominant pedal | montage | self-borrowing | theater | upbeat