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


Home > Film: Flamingo Road > Theme: Lane > Variant: Grazioso > Instance: 0:41:46


Instance
Theme name: Lane
Variant name: Grazioso
Start time: 0:41:46
End time: 0:41:58
Total duration: 0:00:12
Page #: 43
Measure #: 48
Scene: Reel 5 Part 1
Key: G - Ab
Meter: 2/2
Tempo (bpm): 76
Marking: Grazioso
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: A more cheerful, upbeat variant of Lane's theme is played as she talks with one of the women in prison; although not notated in the sketch, most of the eighths are swung
On-screen: Lane talks to a fellow prisoner
Music annotations: [m. 48] not fast / pp / arco; [m. 51] p; [m. 52] arco; [m. 54] pp / pizz a1
Film annotations: [m. 48] What are you
Orchestration annotations: [m. 48] 2nd clt solo + celeste / 3 horns / violas + harp / b'ssn; [m. 50] 2 bssns / celli / basses a1 pizz; [m. 51] violins; [m. 52] 3 clts / b'ssn; [m. 54] flts / celeste / 3 horns / celli
Analysis: In this variant, significant changes are made to the melody (such as the reversal of direction in the opening gesture) but the rhythm is mostly the same as the original; the second phrase modulates up a half step
Tags

advance plot | conversing | foreign key modulation | hopeful | leading lady | prison | prisoner | upbeat

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