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Dust Be My Destiny (1939)


Home > Film: Dust Be My Destiny > Theme: Dust Be My Destiny > Variant: Leaving Hospital > Instance: 1:11:57


Instance
Theme name: Dust Be My Destiny
Variant name: Leaving Hospital
Start time: 1:11:57
End time: 1:12:09
Total duration: 0:00:12
Page #: 166
Measure #: 17
Scene: Reel 8 Part 5
Key: A
Meter: 12/8
Tempo (bpm): 84
Marking: Appassionato
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: More hopeful version of main theme in 12/8 meter as they leave the hospital
On-screen: Mabel and Joe start to leave
Music annotations: [m. 17] appassionato / f / tremolo; [m. 18] X X X; [m. 19] f / end of Reel 8 / continued in reel 9
Film annotations: [m. 17] Outer office; [m. 19] Last flash (they run)
Orchestration annotations: [m. 17] all viol / tutti (no trpts or trbs) / harp arpeggios / one bass pizz; [m. 19] add vibraphone / harp
Analysis: The melody contains four instances of motive X in a descending sequence, altered rhythmically
Tags

11th chord | advance plot | hero | hospital | leading lady | leading man | peaceful | pedal tone | photographer | reporter

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