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


Home > Film: Flamingo Road > Theme: Appassionato > Instance: 1:19:10


Instance
Theme name: Appassionato
Start time: 1:19:10
End time: 1:19:32
Total duration: 0:00:22
Page #: 93
Measure #: 31
Scene: Reel 9 Part 1
Key: d - unstable
Meter: 3/4
Tempo (bpm): 108
Marking: Tempo poco appassionato
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: A new theme marked "poco appassionato" is heard as Dan argues with Lane, accusing her of playing him for a sucker; the theme climbs, then slowly descends chromatically as the passion subsides
On-screen: Dan argues with Lane
Music annotations: [m. 31] expressivo; [m. 34] accell; [m. 36] f / ritenuto / arpeggio; [m. 39] pp / pp; [m. 40] dim
Film annotations: [m. 34] Steps up; [m. 36] I made
Orchestration annotations: [m. 31] W.W. / horns; [m. 36] horns
Analysis: After the opening phrase in D minor, there are two harmonic sequences (down 3 up 4 and the circle of fifths); the cue ends with a passage of chromatically descending diminished 7th chords
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arguing | chromatic parallelism | conflict | diminished 7th chord | harmonic sequence | husband | leading lady | leading man | passionate | politician | room | wife | yearning

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