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They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Home > Film: They Made Me a Criminal > Theme: The Fugitive > Variant: Religioso > Instance: 1:09:41

Theme name: The Fugitive
Variant name: Religioso
Start time: 1:09:41
End time: 1:09:53
Total duration: 0:00:12
Page #: 57
Measure #: 41
Scene: Reel 8 Part I
Key: G
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 54
Marking: Andte religioso
Instrumentation: strings, woodwinds
Solo Instrument: violin

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Description: Johnnie's fugitive theme is played tenderly on solo violin as he talks to a priest in a painting
On-screen: Johnnie looks at a picture
Music annotations: [m. 41] organ imitation
Film annotations: [m. 41] Garfield looks up
Orchestration annotations: [m. 41] solo violin / viola and chimes; [m. 42] 3 violins pp
Analysis: Features a tonicization of the Neapolitan, ending on a V9 chord

9th chord | hero | leading man | Neapolitan | room | tender | thinking | turning point