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Dust Be My Destiny (1939)


Home > Film: Dust Be My Destiny > Theme: Dust Be My Destiny > Variant: Heroic > Instance: 1:10:32


Instance
Theme name: Dust Be My Destiny
Variant name: Heroic
Start time: 1:10:32
End time: 1:10:55
Total duration: 0:00:23
Page #: 162
Measure #: 14
Scene: Reel 8 Part 4
Key: c
Meter: 3/4
Tempo (bpm): 126
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Steiner reuses the Heroic variant of the main theme to score this action scene
On-screen: Joe heroically wrestles away the steering wheel
Music annotations: [m. 14] come sopra from Reel 7 part 3
Film annotations: [m. 14] Joe fighting; [m. 15] Bandit aims; [m. 16] Joe and Driver; [m. 17] Mike; [m. 18] Shot / Spins wheel
Analysis: Motive X is played in retrograde, symbolizing Joe's heroic transformation (as in the bank robbery scene)
Tags

action scene | chromatic scale | dramatic | fighting | fragmentation | gangster | hero | leading man | newspaper editor | retrograde | street

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