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

Home > Film: Flamingo Road > Theme: Rising Anger > Instance: 1:12:26

Theme name: Rising Anger
Start time: 1:12:26
End time: 1:12:32
Total duration: 0:00:06
Page #: 84
Measure #: 11
Scene: Reel 8 Part 4
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 152
Instrumentation: orchestra

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Description: A whirling theme is heard as Titus goes to the door and throws it open; there is a dramatic pause in the music as Titus tells him "Now get out!"; this theme is taken directly from Crime School, where it represented the searchlights; here it represents the intensity of the anger Titus has for Field
On-screen: Titus throws open the door
Music annotations: [m. 11] p / rall; [m. 13] f / etc chromatic / sffz / sffz / sfz
Film annotations: [m. 14] Now get out!
Orchestration annotations: [m. 11] add muted trpts p / Novachord and W.W. / gong; [m. 13] add trpts / horns / trbs / timp
Analysis: Steiner changes the ending of the cue by adding parallel diminished seventh chords moving towards a climax

angry | arguing | bullying | chromatic parallelism | conflict | diminished 7th chord | leading man | politician | room | self-borrowing | sheriff