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We Are Not Alone (1939)


Home > Film: We Are Not Alone > Theme: Surprise Symphony > Variant: Allegretto > Instance: 1:14:16


Instance
Theme name: Surprise Symphony
Variant name: Allegretto
Start time: 1:14:16
End time: 1:14:30
Total duration: 0:00:14
Page #: 86
Measure #: 43
Scene: Reel 9 Part 1
Key: D
Meter: 2/4
Tempo (bpm): 108
Marking: Allegretto
Instrumentation: woodwinds, strings



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Description
Description: Variant on Surprise Symphony theme, gentle and peaceful in tone
On-screen: David helps Leni buy a ticket
Music annotations: [m. 43] mp; [m. 44] grazioso / p; [m. 48] mp; [m. 49] Allargando; [m. 50] sostenuto; [m. 51] rall
Film annotations: [m. 43] He knocks on window; [m. 51] Muni takes pocket book out
Orchestration annotations: [m. 43] str; [m. 44] w.w. + celeste; [m. 48] viol; [m. 51] harp
Analysis: This variant alters motive X so that it sounds like a gentle "children's taunt," followed by a descending sequence of a fragment of motive X
Tags

advance plot | classical music | conversing | familiar tune | fragmentation | gentle | Haydn | hero | heroine | optimistic | pedal tone | quotation | sequence | sweet | train station

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