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


Home > Film: Flamingo Road > Theme: Titus 2 > Variant: Sinks > Instance: 1:31:50


Instance
Theme name: Titus 2
Variant name: Sinks
Start time: 1:31:50
End time: 1:32:12
Total duration: 0:00:22
Page #: 121
Measure #: 24
Scene: Reel 10 Part 5
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 76
Instrumentation: brass, orchestra



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Description
Description: Strong statement of the Titus 2 theme as Titus collapses to the ground after being accidentally shot; the music slowly sinks downward as he collapses
On-screen: Titus collapses to the floor
Music annotations: [m. 24] tutti frutti / ff; [m. 29] misterioso / mp; [m. 31] mf / ticks out; [m. 32] sfz / funereal
Film annotations: [m. 24] Sinks (and stinks!); [m. 28] On floor; [m. 29] She cries; [m. 32] Dissolve
Orchestration annotations: [m. 28] gong mf; [m. 29] trbs / horns / and harp / cue in piano
Analysis: The chords stagger irregularly but the intervallic pattern is regular <-5, +3, -5, +3>; the cue ends on a consonant A major triad
Tags

climax | club | death | dying | falling | gun | gunshot | leading lady | self-borrowing | sequence | sheriff | sinking | tragic

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