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They Made Me a Criminal (1939)


Home > Film: They Made Me a Criminal > Theme: The Fugitive > Variant: Leaving > Instance: 0:29:45


Instance
Theme name: The Fugitive
Variant name: Leaving
Start time: 0:29:45
End time: 0:30:01
Total duration: 0:00:16
Page #: 28
Measure #: 88
Scene: Reel 3 Part 2
Key: g - ab
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 69
Marking: Modto
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: After a tense moment of contemplation, we hear a yearning variant on Johnnie's Fugitive theme as he gets out of bed and prepares to leave the ranch house
On-screen: Johnnie prepares to leaves
Music annotations: [m. 88] cue: X X X / p; [m. 89] mp; [m. 90] con moto / rather full; [m. 92] molto accel / cresc; [m. 93] glissandos in Bb
Film annotations: [m. 88] They exit; [m. 89] He gets up; [m. 90] Throws covers off; [m. 92] He starts to dress; [m. 94] He lights on ground
Orchestration annotations: [m. 88] horn + celli; [m. 89] W.W.; [m. 90] viol sosten / 2 harps + piano; [m. 92] horns
Analysis: Although mostly unstable harmonically, this cue moves from g minor to ab minor
Tags

conflict | foreign key modulation | leading man | ranch | room | sneaking | yearning

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