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

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Theme name: If I Could Be With You
Variant name: Timidly
Start time: NIF
End time: NIF
Total duration: NIF
Page #: 12
Measure #: 9
Scene: Reel 2 Part 1
Key: unstable - F#
Meter: 2/4
Marking: Timidly
Description: A variant on the love theme for Lane and Field, featuring sequential fragments of the theme; this would have been the first time the theme was heard in the score (cut from film); in this scene, Lane changes her clothes and Field is obviously attracted to her
Music annotations: [m. 9] a tempo; [m. 11] ten; [m. 13] dolce; [m. 14] ten; [m. 17] sfz-p; [m. 18] mf / p
Film annotations: [m. 19] You know
Orchestration annotations: [m. 9] b'ssns / oboe solo; [m. 10] strgs; [m. 13] basses and piano; [m. 14] solo viol; [m. 16] celli; [m. 17] harp / add 2 flts - 2 clts / celli basses soli expr; [m. 18] add vibra; [m. 19] harp arpeggio 8va
Analysis: This variant on the theme is harmonically unstable, beginning with parallel diminished 7ths, then dissolving melodically into arpeggiations

chromatic parallelism | conversing | cut from film | cut from film | leading lady | leading man | lovers meet | police | room | source to score