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

Home > Film: Flamingo Road > Theme: If I Could Be With You > Variant: Dolce > Instance: 0:17:22

Theme name: If I Could Be With You
Variant name: Dolce
Start time: 0:17:22
End time: 0:17:45
Total duration: 0:00:23
Page #: 19
Measure #: 12
Scene: Reel 2 Part 4
Key: Eb - c - d
Meter: 2/4
Tempo (bpm): 88
Marking: Lento
Instrumentation: strings, woodwinds

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Description: The love theme "If I Could Be With You" is heard as Lane and Field sit down outside of her tent; this was the tune that was playing on the radio when they first met, but it is now played by the film orchestra
On-screen: Lane and Field talk
Music annotations: [m. 12] dolce; [m. 16] p / arco; [m. 18] pp; [m. 19] grazioso / a tempo
Film annotations: [m. 12] For the 1st time; [m. 19] Oh thats good!
Orchestration annotations: [m. 12] strgs / W.W.; [m. 13] b'ssn / pizz + piano; [m. 19] W.W. + celeste
Analysis: After the theme is presented in Eb (over a dominant pedal), fragmented motives are presented in the keys of c minor (over a dominant pedal) and d minor

conversing | falling in love scene | leading lady | leading man | love interest | pedal tone | police | porch | sentimental | source to score