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


Home > Film: Flamingo Road > Theme: Titus + Agitato > Instance: 0:39:55


Instance
Theme names: Titus + Agitato
Variant names: Titus + Agitato (Extended)
Start time: 0:39:55
End time: 0:40:11
Total duration: 0:00:16
Page #: 40
Measure #: 19
Scene: Reel 5 Part 1
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 126
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: This turbulent variant of the Titus motif starts as Lane is taken by the police; the theme is stated in the lower voices accompanied by quick chromatic gestures in the winds and strings from an extended variant of the Agitato theme
On-screen: Police take Lane away
Music annotations: [m. 19] tutti / f / mf; [m. 20] accell / f; [m. 21] f; [m. 22] accell; [m. 23] tremolo / sfz / pp; [m. 25] pp / rall / no tremolo
Film annotations: [m. 19] Door shut; [m. 20] Fade; [m. 22] Hello!
Orchestration annotations: [m. 19] violins divisi / 2 oboes / trpts muted? and 3 clt; [m. 20] sax + b'ssn; [m. 21] 1st trb open quasi gliss; [m. 22] add flts / add celli / piano / piano / b clt; [m. 23] violins divisi / W.W. / add vibra / trpts morendo and out; [m. 24] basses too; [m. 25] tuba pp; [m. 26] 2 horns
Analysis: The upper voices feature parallel dissonant sonorities, first [01478] then [012458]
Tags

arresting | combination of themes | conflict | driving | leading lady | police | self-borrowing | street | tense | turbulent

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