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Dust Be My Destiny (1939)


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Instance
Theme name: Fairy Music
Start time: 0:30:58
End time: 0:31:07
Total duration: 0:00:09
Page #: 68
Measure #: 19
Scene: Reel 4 Part 2 A
Key: F - F#
Meter: 2/4
Tempo (bpm): 138
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Wagnerian horn call and magical string gestures as the man tells Joe and Mabel "you be Cinderella and I'll be the fairy godmother"
On-screen: Man takes their luggage
Music annotations: [m. 19] fairy music - against bassoon + b clar solo (rather burlesque!!) / tremolo; [m. 27] Adolf! I want to ‘kid’ this a little!
Film annotations: [m. 19] I’ll be fairy godmother
Orchestration annotations: [m. 19] add vibraphone (roll it) / tremolo / 2 harps bisb / celesta / bassoon + b clar / (might cue in celli); [m. 24] triangle roll / add horns
Analysis: Modulates up a half-step from F major to F# major
Tags

64 chord | courthouse | happy | leading lady | leading man | love scene | producer | pump-up modulation | romantic | street

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