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

Home > Film: Flamingo Road > Theme: Agitato > Variant: Angry > Instance: 1:29:00

Theme name: Agitato
Variant name: Angry
Start time: 1:29:00
End time: 1:29:16
Total duration: 0:00:16
Page #: 112
Measure #: 20
Scene: Reel 10 Part 2
Key: unstable
Meter: 2/4
Tempo (bpm): 126
Marking: Molto agitato
Instrumentation: orchestra

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Description: The music for this cue is a "come sopra" from a previous scene where Titus leaves her home; it generates tension as she goes to confront him
On-screen: Lane goes to confront Titus
Music annotations: [m. 20] tutti / ff; [m. 21] from R8 Pt 1; [m. 26] fix [pointing to fermata]
Film annotations: [m. 20] Dissolve; [m. 26] Into cafe music
Orchestration annotations: [m. 20] brass muted
Analysis: This variant ends with a dissonant polychord (a B triad combined with a Bb triad over a pedal on E)

advance plot | angry | car | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | dramatic | driving | leading lady | polychord | source and scoring overlap | tense