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


Home > Film: Flamingo Road > Theme: Underscoring (Dramatic) > Instance: 1:12:32


Instance
Theme name: Underscoring (Dramatic)
Start time: 1:12:32
End time: 1:12:47
Total duration: 0:00:15
Page #: 85
Measure #: 15
Scene: Reel 8 Part 4
Key: unstable
Meter: 3/4
Tempo (bpm): 144
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Dramatic brass-heavy music featuring chromatic parallelism as Titus violently throws Field out the door; Steiner does not add a stinger for when Field hits the ground outside
On-screen: Titus throws Field out the door
Music annotations: [m. 15] ff / tutti / ff; [m. 16] etc / gliss both; [m. 17] fff; [m. 19] gliss / molto cresc; [m. 20] fff / ff / ticks out; [m. 21] f
Film annotations: [m. 15] Grabs him; [m. 17] Down; [m. 20] Breaks door
Orchestration annotations: [m. 15] brass horns (on melody); [m. 16] timp; [m. 19] piccolo / W.W.; [m. 20] hand cymbal ff / add harp
Analysis: Part of the cue features parallel augmented triads moving chromatically in contrasting motion; the cue ends with dissonant polychords followed by a low and dark Ab minor chord
Tags

augmented triad | bullying | chromatic parallelism | conflict | dark | dramatic | leading man | politician | polychord | pushing | room | sheriff | throwing | underscoring

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