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Flamingo Road (1949) [IN PROCESS - Information may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies]


Home > Film: Flamingo Road > Gesture: Breaking door > Instance: 1:12:39


Instance
Gesture name: Breaking door
Start time: 1:12:39
Page #: 86
Measure #: 20
Scene: Reel 8 Part 4
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 144
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Titus smashes the glass door that has Senator Fielding's name on it; a quick ascending scale and a low cluster are used to catch the action of hitting the glass door with a bottle and the sound of breaking glass hitting the floor
On-screen: Titus breaks the glass door
Music annotations: [m. 20] fff / ff / ticks out
Film annotations: [m. 20] Breaks door
Orchestration annotations: [m. 20] hand cymbal ff / add harp
Analysis: The first violent gesture here is represented by an Eb triad over an Eb augmented triad over a Db augmented triad, followed by an Eb augmented over F major for the second stinger
Tags

breaking | bullying | conflict | door | dramatic | leading man | mickey-mousing | politician | polychord | room | sheriff | smashing | window

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