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Dust Be My Destiny (1939)


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Instance
Gesture name: Running away
Start time: 0:26:45
End time: 0:26:51
Total duration: 0:00:06
Page #: 50
Measure #: 61
Scene: Reel 3 Part 1
Key: unstable - d
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 144
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Descending string gestures as Mabel and Joe run away
On-screen: Joe and Mabel run away
Music annotations: [m. 61] f / gliss; [m. 64] (sort of will o’ the whisp ending?); [m. 65] end of reel (into motor noise)
Film annotations: [m. 61] They run
Orchestration annotations: [m. 64] harp / cello / W.W. out / vibra
Analysis: Lots of diminished sevenths under a chromatic running gesture in the strings
Tags

barn | conflict | diminished 7th chord | dramatic | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | pedal tone | runaway | running

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