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We Are Not Alone (1939)


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Instance
Theme name: Surprise Symphony
Variant name: Window
Start time: 1:05:40
End time: 1:05:46
Total duration: 0:00:06
Page #: 80
Measure #: 57
Scene: Reel 8 Part 1
Key: e
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 108
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Distorted version of David's theme as Susan spies on him and Leni through the window
On-screen: Susan sees Leni and David in the window
Music annotations: [m. 59] ppp
Film annotations: [m. 57] Susan sees them together / Hugo! I'd like a screwy-nasty sound (maybe Novachord?) / M & Leni standing; [m. 59] Out / into dialogue
Orchestration annotations: [m. 57] oboe, bivr
Analysis: Motive X arpeggiated as a diminished triad over an unstable harmony
Tags

antagonist | classical music | conflict | familiar tune | Haydn | quotation | spying | street | tense | window

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