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Dust Be My Destiny (1939)


Home > Film: Dust Be My Destiny > Theme: Headlines > Instance: 1:03:23


Instance
Theme name: Headlines
Start time: 1:03:23
End time: 1:03:42
Total duration: 0:00:19
Page #: 150
Measure #: 1
Scene: Reel 8 Part 1
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 126
Marking: Molto agitato
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Transitional scene focusing on a newspaper headline about the robbery (with Joe's pictures); the music mimics the cry of the paper boy yelling "Extra! Extra!" with repeated two note-gestures and heavy brass accents
On-screen: Headline about the robbery
Music annotations: [m. 1] cue: X X X / molto agitato / f / sffz; [m. 2] gliss; [m. 3] sffz / sfz; [m. 5] tremolo / X X X / dim / rall; [m. 6] slower / p / mysterioso
Orchestration annotations: [m. 1] str / W.W. / trpts / also vibraphone / horns / basses / trb / celli / timp / bassoons / piano / T.C.; [m. 6] horn (1/2 stopped) / str / W.W. / pizz 4 basses (1 arco)
Analysis: The cue features a chromatic rising sequence and a focus on brash augmented triads
Tags

advance plot | augmented triad | chromatic sequence | diner | dramatic | newspaper | newspaper boy | selling | street

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