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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: 0:34:51

Theme name: If I Could Be With You
Variant name: Triste
Start time: 0:34:51
End time: 0:35:13
Total duration: 0:00:22
Page #: 31
Measure #: 23
Scene: Reel 4 Part 2
Key: Eb - ab
Meter: 2/4
Tempo (bpm): 60
Marking: Expressivo
Instrumentation: woodwinds, strings
Solo Instrument: cello

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Description: Somber, lonely-sounding variant of the love theme played by solo cello as Lane and Field break up their romance
On-screen: Lane goes to the kitchen
Music annotations: [m. 23] mf; [m. 24] p
Film annotations: [m. 23] He attempts
Orchestration annotations: [m. 23] cello solo; [m. 24] clts / b'ssns; [m. 28] add strgs
Analysis: Harmonized entirely with diminished seventh chords, with the second phrase modulating down a fifth to Ab minor

breakup | café | dark | diminished 7th chord | foreign key modulation | leading lady | pondering | somber | waitress | working