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Dust Be My Destiny (1939)


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Instance
Theme name: Underscoring (Dark)
Start time: 0:46:58
End time: 0:47:35
Total duration: 0:00:37
Page #: 107
Measure #: 34
Scene: Reel 6 Part 1
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 60
Marking: Mysterioso
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Dark underscoring with low-register instruments
On-screen: Nick working
Music annotations: [m. 34] sordini / pp; [m. 35] adagio / mysterioso / p; [m. 36] cut / just a little background music, very light to [keep] the situation dramatic!; [m. 38] very slow / sord / by the way this one violins-violas for the first time since [illegible] / pp; [m. 39] a tempo; [m. 40] sfz / sfz - p
Film annotations: [m. 35] What's the matter Nick you look low tonight; [m. 37] At Ice box / Joe knocks on window; [m. 38] Nick sees him; [m. 39] Nick starts out; [m. 40] I've got seventy bucks
Orchestration annotations: [m. 34] basses + celli (piano) / timp (out) / gong (let it ring); [m. 35] harp and vibraph / horns / bassoons; [m. 37] pp timp; [m. 38] violins divisi / tremolo violas / (vibraphones pp); [m. 39] harp - celeste and 1 horn muted (staccato); [m. 40] clar
Analysis: Tense stinger uses an (0137) tetrachord; unusual orchestration sounds like a sitar here
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create suspense | dark | dissonant bass | friend | police | room | shopkeeper | street | underscoring

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