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Caged (1950)


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Instance
Theme name: Agitato
Start time: NIF
End time: NIF
Total duration: NIF
Page #: 44
Measure #: 1
Scene: Reel 4 Part 1
Key: unstable
Meter: 3/4
Tempo (bpm): 138
Marking: Agitato (misterioso)
Instrumentation: strings, woodwinds
Description
Description: This scene was cut from the film, along with the music; the cue was recorded and is preserved in the Max Steiner Collection at BYU
Music annotations: [m. 1] agitato (misterioso) / expr / in 3 / mp / p / f; [m. 5] sfz; [m. 6] sfz; [m. 12] chromatic / alarm bell: [B4 written out]
Film annotations: [m. 3] L. S.; [m. 12] Into montage
Orchestration annotations: [m. 1] W.W. / strgs
Analysis: A rising chromatic gesture repeats a semitone higher, harmonized with tense (02468) whole-tone chords; as the rising gesture is fragmented, it is harmonized with parallel (0246) whole-tone chords
Tags

agitated | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | cut from film | fragmentation | mad scene | ostinato | pc set | prison | whole-tone chord

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