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They Made Me a Criminal (1939)


Home > Film: They Made Me a Criminal > Theme: The Fugitive > Variant: Recovering > Instance: 0:27:13


Instance
Theme name: The Fugitive
Variant name: Recovering
Start time: 0:27:13
End time: 0:28:20
Total duration: 0:01:07
Page #: 23
Measure #: 49
Scene: Reel 3 Part 2
Key: E - D - Eb - Ab
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 56
Marking: Andante (quasi mysterioso)
Instrumentation: strings



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Description
Description: Sweeter variant on the Fugitive theme; the theme is stated three times
On-screen: Peggy takes care of Johnnie
Music annotations: [m. 49] pp [m. 50] very slow / legato / sord / p / pp; [m. 51] pp / ppp; [m. 52] dolcissimo / Hugo! Please read cue sheet!; [m. 53] poco a poco accell; [m. 54] pp; [m. 58] pp / mp; [m. 59] rall
Film annotations: [m. 50] She wipes forehead; [m. 51] Goldie!; [m. 53] Take it easy, pal!; [m. 56] Long count I'd say; [m. 57] In the stomach; [m. 62] She takes glass / Nice and quiet around here
Orchestration annotations: [m. 49] 1/2 violins put on mutes; [m. 50] 6 violins; [m. 51] harp; [m. 54] all violins; [m. 63] celli
Analysis: The cue wanders from E major to D major to Eb major, then pivoting to Ab major for the next theme; each of the upward reaches is different (minor third, then perfect fourth, then minor seventh)
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9th chord | foreign key modulation | heroine | leading lady | leading man | lovers meet | nursing | recovering | romance | room | sweet | waking

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