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Dust Be My Destiny (1939)


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Instance
Theme name: Dust Be My Destiny
Variant name: Milkman
Start time: 0:27:38
Page #: 53
Measure #: 20
Scene: Reel 4 Part A (optional)
Key: F#
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 72
Marking: Allegretto
Instrumentation: strings



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Description
Description: The main theme turns comical with pizzicato strings, harps, and vibraphone, mimicking the sound of clinking glass milk bottles
On-screen: Joe and Mabel talk to the milkman
Music annotations: [m. 20] allegretto / a tempo / a tempo (grazioso) / (fix this a little - should sound “cute”) (a comedy scene) / pizz; [m. 28] as is / poco meno; [m. 36] as is; [m. 45] morendo e rall; [m. 46] listesso; [m. 47] D# is correct
Film annotations: [m. 20] They stop / The milkman; [m. 36] You gotta eat!; [m. 47] They sit / Into dialogue
Orchestration annotations: [m. 21] harp + celeste added; [m. 42] viola (flute) added / harp (as before); [m. 47] add vibraph
Analysis: This variant uses the B phrase of the main theme
Tags

advance plot | comical | glass | leading lady | leading man | milk | milkman | pizzicato | street

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