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Dust Be My Destiny (1939)


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Instance
Start time: 0:26:05
End time: 0:26:09
Total duration: 0:00:04
Page #: 46
Measure #: 38
Scene: Reel 3 Part 1
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 152
Marking: Risoluto
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Ascending string gestures as Joe and Mabel run
On-screen: Joe and Mabel run
Music annotations: [m. 38] risoluto; [m. 39] sffz
Film annotations: [m. 38] Mabel! (He runs) / He staggers rather than runs!!; [m. 40] He staggers
Orchestration annotations: [m. 38] all str and W.W. (rather heavily) / trbs etc, heavy / timp / gong; [m. 39] timp; [m. 40] timp
Analysis: Octatonic scales for running gestures, over parallel dominant seventh chords
Tags

9th chord | barn | conflict | dramatic | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | octatonic | running

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