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The Big Sleep (1946)


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Instance
Theme name: Flirtation
Start time: 0:01:42
End time: 0:02:01
Total duration: 0:00:19
Page #: 4
Measure #: 34
Scene: Main Title
Meter: 6/8
Tempo (bpm): 60
Marking: Modto
Instrumentation: woodwinds, strings
Solo Instrument: English horn
Description
Description: Flirty woodwind music (soprano saxes, clarinets, and double reeds); bluesy, seductive music associated with Carmen's entrance
On-screen: Carmen flirts with Marlowe
Music annotations: [m. 34] mf; [m. 36] simile
Film annotations: [m. 38] Not bad!; [m. 40] Whats your name?
Orchestration annotations: [m. 34] piano + celeste (let it ring) / 2nd clar / E. h. / harp; [m. 35] alto flt; [m. 38] oboe / strgs / harp; [m. 40] W.W. soli
Tags

comical | daughter | establish character | femme fatale | flirting | leading man | private eye | room

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