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Dust Be My Destiny (1939)


Home > Film: Dust Be My Destiny > Theme: Dust Be My Destiny > Variant: Cornered > Instance: 1:12:21


Instance
Theme name: Dust Be My Destiny
Variant name: Cornered
Start time: 1:12:21
End time: 1:12:42
Total duration: 0:00:21
Page #: 168
Measure #: 6
Scene: Reel 9
Key: G
Meter: 12/8
Tempo (bpm): 69
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: As Mabel and Joe decide their next move, we hear an inverted motive from the main theme
On-screen: Mabel and Joe decide what to do
Music annotations: [m. 6] p (subito) / no tremolo / sempre dim e rall; [m. 8] p; [m. 9] pp / dim / X X X
Film annotations: [m. 6] What good is that going to do? / Yes! / Are you crazy?
Orchestration annotations: [m. 6] timp roll pp (delicato); [m. 8] E. horn + vibra / harp
Analysis: Motive X is inverted, augmented, and repeated here, over a dominant pedal
Tags

9th chord | conflict | hero | hospital | inversion | leading lady | leading man | pedal tone | tense

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