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Dust Be My Destiny (1939)


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Instance
Theme name: Dust Be My Destiny
Variant name: Medical Report
Start time: 0:17:58
End time: 0:18:08
Total duration: 0:00:10
Page #: 28
Measure #: 11
Scene: Reel 2 Part 3
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 84
Marking: A little faster
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Strict and severe variant on the main theme, associated with authority and control (downward, oppressive gestures with the same rhythmic motives)
On-screen: Warden talks about Charlie
Music annotations: [m. 11] a little faster / a tempo / mf / poco marcato; [m. 13] sfz
Film annotations: [m. 11] Medical report here
Orchestration annotations: [m. 11] cello + harp / add W.W. / 1 horn / 2 horns
Analysis: Descending parallel 63 chords; mode mixture
Tags

advance plot | leading lady | oppressive | parallelism | prison | warden

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