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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: Triste > Instance: 1:22:18

Theme name: If I Could Be With You
Variant name: Triste
Start time: 1:22:18
End time: 1:22:33
Total duration: 0:00:15
Page #: 101
Measure #: 1
Scene: Reel 9 Part 3
Key: Eb - ab
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 84
Marking: Slowly
Instrumentation: woodwinds
Solo Instrument: bass clarinet

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Description: The bass clarinet plays Lane and Field's love theme; this cue is a "come sopra" from the scene where Lane and Field broke up initially; here Steiner substitutes in a bass clarinet solo, perhaps to signify that Field is drunk
On-screen: Field enters the house
Music annotations: [m. 1] mf / expr / fix / from R4 Pt2; [m. 5] molto exp
Orchestration annotations: [m. 1] bass clt solo; [m. 5] viol div / violas / celli
Analysis: Harmonized entirely with diminished seventh chords, with the second phrase modulating down a fifth to Ab minor

death scene | diminished 7th chord | drunk | drunk | foreign key modulation | leading lady | leading man | love interest | room | somber | stumbling