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Dust Be My Destiny (1939)


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Instance
Gesture name: Dying
Start time: 0:26:09
End time: 0:26:13
Total duration: 0:00:04
Page #: 46
Measure #: 41
Scene: Reel 3 Part 1
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 152
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Slight pause as Charlie clutches his belly; he hits the ground with a stinger
On-screen: Charlie falls and dies
Music annotations: [m. 42] dim / sfffz
Film annotations: [m. 41] Cane falls; [m. 42] He falls
Orchestration annotations: [m. 41] harp / timp / gong; [m. 42] tutti! (trbs piano tuba etc) / timp + gong
Analysis: Chromatic slipping from D-Db-C as he staggers; thick low major chord as he hits the ground
Tags

barn | death | death | dramatic | falling | mickey-mousing | villain | warden

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