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


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Instance
Theme name: Train
Start time: 0:42:28
End time: 0:42:43
Total duration: 0:00:15
Page #: 45
Measure #: 72
Scene: Reel 5 Part 1
Key: e - f - g
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 152
Marking: Con moto
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Brash horns clash over recurring figuration in the strings to create a cue that sounds like a rushing train; pitch rises gradually to create growing tension
On-screen: A rushing train
Music annotations: [m. 72] ff / tutti; [m. 79] gliss; [m. 80] sfz / sffz
Film annotations: [m. 72] Train
Orchestration annotations: [m. 72] W.W. / brass / horns / strgs / W.W. / pianos / gong / timp
Analysis: The high and low train whistles create set class (012569); below this is an ostinato of parallel major thirds and various trills
Tags

dark | dramatic | fiancée | leading man | montage | montage | ostinato | train | train | traveling

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