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


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Instance
Theme name: Flamingo Road
Variant name: Romantic
Start time: 0:55:41
End time: 0:56:03
Total duration: 0:00:22
Page #: 67
Measure #: 25
Scene: Reel 6 Part 3
Key: E - Bb - Db
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 69
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: A more romantic variant of the Flamingo Road theme accompanying the moment when Dan and Lane kiss on-screen
On-screen: Dan kisses Lane
Music annotations: [m. 25] mf; [m. 29] f; [m. 30] molto rit
Orchestration annotations: [m. 25] harp; [m. 29] all viol / W.W. / add vibra / (almost tutti) / (no brass)
Analysis: This variant features enriched harmonization with parallel seventh chords in m. 26 and modulates unexpectedly to Bb (a tritone away) before settling into the dominant of Db major
Tags

embracing | foreign key modulation | foreshadowing | kissing | leading lady | leading man | love interest | love scene | mode mixture | parallelism | politician | porch | romantic | self-borrowing

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