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Dust Be My Destiny (1939)


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Instance
Start time: 0:14:10
Page #: 23
Measure #: 42
Scene: Reel 2 Part 2
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 80
Instrumentation: strings



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Description
Description: Steiner mickey-mouses Mabel's laughing with short chromatic descending gestures in pizzicato strings
On-screen: Mabel laughs at Joe
Music annotations: [m. 42] poco accel
Film annotations: [m. 42] Mabel laughing; [m. 44] Will you stop that cackling
Orchestration annotations: [m. 42] viol divisi (celeste) + violas and W.W. (if you have any left)
Analysis: Parallel chromatic diminished seventh chords
Tags

barn | chromatic parallelism | comical | diminished 7th chord | laughing | leading lady | leading man | lovers meet | mickey-mousing | prisoner

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