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Crime School (1938)


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Instance
Theme name: Underscoring (Dramatic)
Start time: 0:56:50
End time: 0:57:21
Total duration: 0:00:31
Page #: 69
Measure #: 12
Scene: Reel 7
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 120
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Dramatic underscoring as Mark enters the boiler room and picks up Squirt from the rubble; there is a dramatic stinger when Mark takes off his jacket to begin the rescue
On-screen: Mark goes to rescue Squirt
Music annotations: [m. 12] tutti / sf-p; [m. 15] sf-p; [m. 16] sf; [m. 18] sf-p (subito); [m. 19] loco / mf; [m. 20] f / tutti; [m. 21] almost tutti; [m. 22] add tremolo; [m. 23] f / quasi bravura; [m. 24] mp; [m. 25] sff
Film annotations: [m. 12] Dialogue "Mr Braydon"; [m. 15] Mr. Braydon - Squirt is missing; [m. 16] (Yeah takes coat off) / You cant etc; [m. 18] Braydon has nerve; [m. 19] Yeah he's making a grand stand; [m. 20] Dial. out / B. at bottom; [m. 22] St. gauge at 100; [m. 23] B. picks up Sq.; [m. 24] Dialogue; [m. 25] Dial. out / Picks up Squirt
Orchestration annotations: [m. 12] timp added; [m. 18] T.C.; [m. 19] celli, basses, violas, W.W.; [m. 20] brass, horn tremolo / gong roll / timp; [m. 21] add trbs + piano; [m. 23] W.W., violins, violas; [m. 25] viol + violn (as before)
Analysis: Tense diminished seventh chords and rising chromatic parallelism
Tags

action scene | altered dominant | boiler room | chromatic parallelism | dissonant bass | dramatic | hero | leading man | linear chromaticism | reformatory | rushing | saving | teenager | tense | underscoring

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