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Crime School (1938)


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Instance
Theme name: The Escape
Start time: 1:12:03
End time: 1:12:21
Total duration: 0:00:18
Page #: 90
Measure #: 1
Scene: Reel 8 (Part 3)
Key: unstable - WT
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 138
Marking: Allegro
Instrumentation: strings



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Description
Description: This music for the escape scene mickey-mouses the boys as they jump from the window, followed by pizzicato bass sneaking music
On-screen: Boys escape
Music annotations: [m. 1] tempo track / met. [quarter note] = 144 / molto mysterioso; [m. 2] sf-p / trem / pizz; [m. 4] sf-p; [m. 6] as before / mp / sf-p; [m. 9] sf; [m. 11] sf-p; [m. 14] sf; [m. 20] gliss / poco cresc; [m. 22] tutti / mf / sf
Film annotations: [m. 2] Boys hit ground; [m. 7] 2nd boy; [m. 9] 3rd boy; [m. 11] Cooper looks; [m. 14] Gang dressing; [m. 17] 4th boy; [m. 21] They run; [m. 22] Cooper at desk
Orchestration annotations: [m. 1] 2 harps + piano; [m. 6] as before; [m. 9] harps etc (as before); [m. 11] fl + oboe? / basses, celli, piano; [m. 16] harps as before; [m. 17] (horn?)
Analysis: The cue begins with tense half diminished sevenths and ends with parallel whole-tone chords
Tags

down | escape | escaping | gang | half-diminished 7th chord | jumping | mickey-mousing | mysterious | reformatory | sneaking | teenager | whole-tone chord

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