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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: Misterioso > Instance: 0:51:15


Instance
Theme name: If I Could Be With You
Variant name: Misterioso
Start time: 0:51:15
End time: 0:51:40
Total duration: 0:00:25
Page #: 58
Measure #: 52
Scene: Reel 6 Part 1
Key: unstable - E
Meter: 2/4
Tempo (bpm): 76
Marking: Misterioso
Instrumentation: orchestra
Solo Instrument: oboe



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Description
Description: A variant of the love theme is played as Lane asks Dan about Field; this version is less simple and sincere than before, reflecting Lane's changing attitude toward Field
On-screen: Lane asks Dan about Field
Music annotations: [m. 54] f; [m. 55] sfz-p; [m. 56] no tremolo; [m. 59] grazioso / f / arpeggio / ff; [m. 60] sfz-p; [m. 61] mp
Film annotations: [m. 59] Where the devil
Orchestration annotations: [m. 54] add W.W. + vibraph; [m. 55] and piano / strgs; [m. 56] harp; [m. 57] add horns / trps (felts); [m. 59] vibra / strgs pizz; [m. 60] strgs; [m. 61] strgs (no tremo)
Analysis: This variant begins in an unstable way, with parallel diminished seventh chords and half-diminished sevenths; ultimately it settles into the key of E major with a half cadence
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chromatic parallelism | conversing | diminished 7th chord | leading lady | leading man | love interest | lovers meet | politician | room | uneasy

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