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Men of America (1932)


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Instance
Theme name: Cimarron C
Borrowed from: Cimarron (1931)
Start time: 0:01:08
End time: 0:02:19
Total duration: 0:01:11
Page #: no score available
Measure #: no score available
Scene: no score available
Key: Eb
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 110
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: A noble, lyrical string theme (the main theme from Cimarron) introduces the leading man, Smokey Joe Miller; it also accompanies a montage of action scenes involving cowboys and Indians fighting
On-screen: Smokey Joe fights the Indians
Analysis: The theme modulates to the dominant and is structured as a parallel double period
Tags

ambush | common-chord modulation | cowboy | establish character | establish setting | fanfare | gun | gunshot | horse | Indian | leading man | noble | parallel double period | prairie | riding | self-borrowing | shooting | stagecoach | title card | transcribed by ear

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