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The Woman in White (1948) [IN PROCESS - Information may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies]


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Instance
Theme name: Balmy Porter
Start time: 1:33:09
End time: 1:33:39
Total duration: 0:00:30
Page #: 181
Measure #: 1
Scene: Reel 10 Part 3
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 144
Instrumentation: strings, woodwinds
Solo Instrument: bass clarinet, contrabassoon
Description
Description: A comical theme played by the bass clarinet for an old man (a porter) who works at the asylum; Steiner's music paints him as a silly, eccentric character (probably because he sings nursery rhymes and walks in a funny way)
On-screen: A man locks the gate of the asylum
Music annotations: [m. 1] Hal take ticks out at cue #43 bring them in again at cue 47 / mf; [m. 3] pizz / grotesque / p / pizz / pizz; [m. 7] Murray: orchestrate this any way you want - little marimba etc perhaps - I don't know myself - how about harpsichord here and there; [m. 11] 2 inside; [m. 13] 4/8 bolt; [m. 14] faster; [m. 16] sfz; [m. 19] slower
Film annotations: [m. 1] Locks gates; [m. 3] Walks; [m. 13] Door closed; [m. 14] Walks; [m. 18] Stops
Orchestration annotations: [m. 3] B. clt; [m. 9] b'ssn / triangle / harpsichord; [m. 10] B. clt; [m. 11] triangle / contra bassoon; [m. 16] harps; [m. 18] B. clt
Tags

asylum | comedy | comical | key | shuffling | street | walking | worker | working