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We Are Not Alone (1939)


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Instance
Theme name: Celebre Romance
Variant name: Love
Start time: 1:37:12
End time: 1:37:44
Total duration: 0:00:32
Page #: 96
Measure #: 7
Scene: Reel 11 Part 2
Key: Ab - bb
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 46
Instrumentation: strings
Solo Instrument: violin



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Description
Description: Rubinstein's Romance is used to represent David and Leni's love for one another; it begins when Leni says "I love you"; previously played by David onscreen but here it is in the scoring (David and Leni are talking about the time when he played this piece for her on the violin)
On-screen: David and Leni express their love for each other
Music annotations: [m. 7] p / p; [m. 8] poco con moto; [m. 9] mp; [m. 10] rall; [m. 11] a tempo / molto delicato; [m. 12] rall
Film annotations: [m. 7] I almost told you once you played for me; [m. 11] Perhaps nobody really knows
Orchestration annotations: [m. 7] solo viol / altri viol / celli / basses; [m. 8] harp / 1st cello; [m. 9] unis / str
Analysis: Ends with fragmentation, using repeated motivic gestures
Tags

classical music | conversing | familiar tune | fragmentation | guard | hero | heroine | love scene | prison | quotation | romantic | Rubinstein

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