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State’s Attorney (1932)

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Theme name: Transition
Start time: 0:00:20
End time: 0:00:29
Total duration: 0:00:09
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Scene: no score available
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 92
Instrumentation: orchestra
Solo Instrument: trumpet, clarinet

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Description: The opening tune is interrupted by a repeated note over a half-diminished seventh chord (featuring trumpets and solo clarinet)
On-screen: Title and starring list
Analysis: The clarinet slide is reminiscent of the opening of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue

blues | bluesy | fanfare | Gershwinesque | opening title sequence | starring list | title of film | transcribed by ear