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Is My Face Red? (1932)

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Gesture name: Sailing 2
Start time: 0:21:30
End time: 0:21:43
Total duration: 0:00:13
Page #: no score available
Measure #: no score available
Scene: no score available
Key: WT
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 88
Instrumentation: strings
Solo Instrument: harp

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Description: Tremolo strings oscillating between two pitches; harp arpeggiations for the waves; followed by transitional four-note motif
On-screen: Boat cuts through the waves
Analysis: Parallel motion within a whole-tone pitch collection evokes impressionistic depictions of the water

boat | parallelism | sailing | sailor | tense | transcribed by ear | transition | waves | whole-tone