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Dust Be My Destiny (1939)


Home > Film: Dust Be My Destiny > Theme: My Wild Irish Rose > Variant: Goodbye > Instance: 0:51:35


Instance
Theme name: My Wild Irish Rose
Variant name: Goodbye
Start time: 0:51:35
End time: 0:52:06
Total duration: 0:00:31
Page #: 121
Measure #: 8
Scene: Reel 6 Part 3
Key: E
Meter: 3/4
Tempo (bpm): 126
Marking: Expressivissimo
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Tender variant on My Wild Irish Rose as they say goodbye to Nick
On-screen: Joe and Mabel say goodbye to Nick
Music annotations: [m. 8] Adolf! Nick sings this twice during reel 5 (a sort of reprise now) / 2 more pages coming (tutti orchestra) / "expressivissimo" / lento / dolce; [m. 13] unison; [m. 15] mp; [m. 16] schmalzando; [m. 19] crescendo; [m. 21] unis; [m. 22] molto cresc; [m. 23] rall
Film annotations: [m. 10] Don't worry; [m. 14] Good bye, Nick!; [m. 16] We're going to miss you!; [m. 18] Goodbye!; [m. 19] Dialogue over; [m. 21] She climbs aboard; [m. 22] Joe jumps aboard
Orchestration annotations: [m. 8] cello continued / 1st harp / viol / a little vibraphone here and there might help / harp / violas / celli; [m. 9] 1st harp; [m. 10] harp / add 1 horn (delicato); [m. 11] divisi; [m. 12] horn / violas; [m. 13] harp continued; [m. 14] harp; [m. 15] 2 solo violins; [m. 16] harp; [m. 17] harp; [m. 18] harp; [m. 19] harp; [m. 20] (much fuller) / almost tutti / harp; [m. 22] 1st [harp] / 2nd [harp]
Analysis: Linear chromatic motion into the following variant enables a modulation from E major to Bb major (a tritone away)
Tags

9th chord | escape | familiar tune | foreign key modulation | friend | leading lady | leading man | linear chromaticism | mode mixture | popular song | shopkeeper | tender | train station

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