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Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)


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Instance
Theme names: Jerry + Tear Gas
Variant names: Jerry (Tear Gas)
Start time: 1:21:14
End time: 1:21:26
Total duration: 0:00:12
Page #: 80
Measure #: 75
Scene: Reel 9 Part I
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 138
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Swirling tear gas gesture combined with a slow, staggering variant variant of Jerry's theme; heroic gesture at end as Jerry arrives
On-screen: Rocky staggers through tear gas and Jerry arrives
Music annotations: [m. 75] molto expressivo / f / etc accordingly / Der "verfluchte" smoke again!!! / sffz / tutti; [m. 76] etc; [m. 77] sffz; [m. 78] Smoke over for a while; [m. 79] sfz / sfz-p
Film annotations: [m. 75] Rocky coughs and weeps (walks slowly); [m. 77] He falls over chair (rocks back and forth); [m. 79] Jerry approaches captain / Cap I'm Father Connelly etc / Dialogue
Orchestration annotations: [m. 75] piano, W.W., harps / trbs / gong + timp; [m. 77] timp / gong; [m. 79] timp roll
Analysis: Here the tear gas starts as parallel minor triads, then uses parallel major triads, parallel consonant quartal chords [027], and parallel dissonant quartal chords [016]
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agitated | arriving | building | chromatic parallelism | combination of themes | conflict | dissonant bass | dramatic | gangster | heroic | hurrying | leading man | mickey-mousing | priest | quartal chord | smoke | staggering | street | tear gas

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