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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: Slowly > Instance: 0:43:04


Instance
Theme name: If I Could Be With You
Variant name: Slowly
Start time: 0:43:04
End time: 0:43:13
Total duration: 0:00:09
Page #: 49
Measure #: 94
Scene: Reel 5 Part 1
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 76
Marking: Slowly
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: High-register strings play the love theme over a sustained dissonance as we see Lane staring blankly as she lies alone in her prison bed; her thoughts of love are very distant from the harsh realities of her present surroundings
On-screen: Lane lies in bed
Music annotations: [m. 94] mf / arpegg / sfz-p / ppp / p; [m. 95] expressivo; [m. 96] arpeggio long / segue song?
Film annotations: [m. 94] Dissolve
Orchestration annotations: [m. 94] harp / horns / strgs (tremolo) / add piano / trbs a2 / violins / flt / celli / E. horn / vibraphone
Analysis: The melody is in F# over a sustained F half-diminished sonority
Tags

leading lady | montage | montage | prison | prisoner | staring | tragic

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