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Flamingo Road (1949)


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Instance
Theme name: Boldon City
Start time: 0:01:13
End time: 0:01:22
Total duration: 0:00:09
Page #: 4
Measure #: 24
Scene: Main title
Key: D - unstable
Meter: 2/2
Tempo (bpm): 112
Marking: Grazioso
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: A light, bustling theme representing the people of Boldon City busy doing their work
On-screen: Boldon City sign
Music annotations: [m. 24] mp; [m. 28] spicc; [m. 29] loc; [m. 30] arco / sf
Film annotations: [m. 24] Golden city
Orchestration annotations: [m. 24] strgs + a little W.W. / celeste / horn; [m. 26] add celeste flt picc (delicato); [m. 28] 3 clts + celeste; [m. 30] W.W.
Analysis: A cheerful pentatonic melody unfurls over a diatonic progression underlaid by a dominant pedal; becomes unstable as it moves towards the next cue
Tags

busy | common-tone diminished 7th | dominant pedal | establish setting | light | pentatonic | street | townsfolk | voice-over | working

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