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Crime School (1938)


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Instance
Theme name: Underscoring (Dramatic)
Start time: 0:30:08
End time: 0:30:15
Total duration: 0:00:07
Page #: 36
Measure #: 74
Scene: Reel 3 (Part 5)
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 140
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Dramatic underscoring as Frankie is taken into the warden's office
On-screen: Guards take Frankie inside
Music annotations: [m. 74] tr; [m. 75] simile; [m. 76] sempre cresc
Orchestration annotations: [m. 74] br + W.W. / celli, horns; [m. 76] T.C.
Analysis: The upper voice is one continuously rising chromatic scale
Tags

begging | chromatic scale | dissonant bass | dragging | dramatic | escape | fear | reformatory | teenager | tense | warden

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