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Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

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Theme name: Dust Be My Destiny
Variant name: Train
Start time: 1:26:17
End time: 1:26:31
Total duration: 0:00:14
Page #: 183
Measure #: 7
Scene: Reel 10 Part 2
Key: C
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 126
Instrumentation: orchestra

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Description: Triumphant version of the main theme, with traveling music accompaniment
On-screen: Joe and Mabel on the train
Music annotations: [m. 11] arpeggio
Film annotations: [m. 7] Joe: This is the first time; [m. 10] Mabel: This is the first time; [m. 11] We're going home; [m. 13] We've found a place to hang our hat
Orchestration annotations: [m. 9] celli etc; [m. 13] harp
Analysis: Motive X is treated in a variety of ways here, moving lower and lower to create a sense of resolution and arriving solidly in C major, rather than constantly switching keys, as in the previous traveling scene

11th chord | added-note chord | happy | leading lady | leading man | resolution | sequence | train | train | traveling