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


Home > Film: Flamingo Road > Theme: Titus 2 > Variant: Triste > Instance: 0:34:10


Instance
Theme name: Titus 2
Variant name: Triste
Start time: 0:34:10
End time: 0:34:30
Total duration: 0:00:20
Page #: 30
Measure #: 12
Scene: Reel 4 Part 2
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 84
Marking: Triste
Instrumentation: strings, brass



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Description
Description: The Titus 2 theme is heard as Field tells Lane that he is going to be married; this variant features unsteady, syncopated rhythms giving it a sad, hesitant character
On-screen: Field tells Lane he is getting married
Music annotations: [m. 12] pp / pp; [m. 15] andante / p
Film annotations: [m. 12] They look
Orchestration annotations: [m. 12] strgs + harp soli (col strgs both hands) / pp timp / basses / b'ssn and b clt / tuba pp; [m. 14] harp; [m. 15] no harp / 2 b'ssns / basses
Analysis: This variant uses a different sequential pattern of roots (moving down a perfect fourth, then up a minor third [except for the first few]); many of these chords are major 7th chords
Tags

breaking up | breakup | café | chromatic sequence | dark | leading lady | leading man | major 7th chord | mysterious | self-borrowing | somber | waitress

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