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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: Maestoso > Instance: 1:26:31


Instance
Theme name: If I Could Be With You
Variant name: Maestoso
Start time: 1:26:31
End time: 1:26:53
Total duration: 0:00:22
Page #: 108
Measure #: 1
Scene: Reel 10 Part 1
Key: unstable
Meter: 3/4
Tempo (bpm): 80
Marking: Maestoso
Instrumentation: brass, orchestra



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Description
Description: Another bold statement of "If I Could Be with You" as Dan reads a telegram about Field's suicide in his house; wailing strings begin a chromatic descent as the cue winds down
On-screen: Dan reads a telegram about Field's death
Music annotations: [m. 1] tutti / f / ff; [m. 3] ff / fff; [m. 5] mf / p / pp
Film annotations: [m. 5] Dissolve / Into dialogue
Orchestration annotations: [m. 1] strgs / W.W.; [m. 2] hand cymb; [m. 4] f gong; [m. 5] / add vibra
Analysis: The melody is harmonized with diminished sevenths before it dissolves into linear chromaticism
Tags

advance plot | chromatic parallelism | diminished 7th chord | lawyer | leading man | linear chromaticism | politician | reading | suicide | telegram | tragic | train | violent

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