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Dust Be My Destiny (1939)


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Instance
Theme name: Dust Be My Destiny
Variant name: Denied
Start time: 0:18:23
End time: 0:18:36
Total duration: 0:00:13
Page #: 28
Measure #: 19
Scene: Reel 2 Part 3
Key: D
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 84
Instrumentation: orchestra
Solo Instrument: harp



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Description
Description: Another statement of the main theme with hopeful harp arpeggiations; ends with an unexpected denial as Joe rejects Mabel harshly
On-screen: Mabel talks to Joe
Music annotations: [m. 19] a tempo; [m. 21] sfz-p
Film annotations: [m. 21] Stay away from me
Orchestration annotations: [m. 19] harp; [m. 21] horns trbs (hats)
Analysis: Expectation for a V7-I cadence is denied by a half-diminished chord on b6 in the lower register (horns)
Tags

conflict | deceptive resolution | denial | expectant | gentle | guard | hopeful | leading lady | leading man | prison | prisoner | stinger | sweet

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