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Dust Be My Destiny (1939)


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Instance
Gesture name: Comedy fall
Start time: 0:13:08
End time: 0:13:13
Total duration: 0:00:05
Page #: 21
Measure #: 25
Scene: Reel 2 Part 2
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 144
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Chromatic falling music as Joe falls down (hard to hear over noise in soundtrack)
On-screen: Joe falls over while milking the cow
Music annotations: [m. 25] tuttissimo / etc chromat; [m. 26] sffz / fff / (comedy fall) / accel / (dissonance E [natural] O.K.); [m. 27] sffz-p / fff / slowly! / (should make a lot of “racket”)
Film annotations: [m. 26] Joe on his can; [m. 27] Pail + stool land too
Orchestration annotations: [m. 25] W.W.; [m. 26] harp gliss / timp / T.C. / timp
Analysis: Chromatic parallelism in all voices
Tags

barn | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | comical | falling | leading lady | leading man | lovers meet | mickey-mousing | prisoner

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