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Dust Be My Destiny (1939)


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Instance
Gesture name: Speeding car
Start time: 0:51:08
End time: 0:51:13
Total duration: 0:00:05
Page #: 119
Measure #: 51
Scene: Reel 6 Part 2
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 160
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: A sweeping effect in the strings represents the car speeding up
On-screen: The car speeds off
Music annotations: [m. 51] sffz; [m. 52] gliss C major / this connects to part 3
Film annotations: [m. 51] Step on it! (the car leaves)
Orchestration annotations: [m. 51] pianos / cel / all str + W.W. (tremolo)
Analysis: Diminished seventh chords rising in parallel half steps underneath a rising chromatic scale
Tags

car | chromatic scale | diminished 7th chord | dramatic | escape | friend | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | shopkeeper | street | traveling

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