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


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Instance
Theme name: Underscoring (Somber)
Start time: 1:22:33
End time: 1:22:58
Total duration: 0:00:25
Page #: 101
Measure #: 6
Scene: Reel 9 Part 3
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 76
Instrumentation: strings, woodwinds



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Description
Description: Somber underscoring as Field walks through the house; a quick descending gesture is heard as he says that he "fell into a bottle"
On-screen: Field stumbles through the house
Music annotations: [m. 6] enharmonic / f; [m. 7] listesso; [m. 8] delicato / poco accell / pp; [m. 9] morendo / pp / etc; [m. 10] a tempo / crescendo / dim
Film annotations: [m. 10] She looks
Orchestration annotations: [m. 6] strgs only / add 1st horn; [m. 7] add 2 clts 2 bssns perhaps?; [m. 9] cue trb / add basses
Analysis: The cue begins with parallel half-diminished 7ths and ends with parallel (0157)s - these can be understood as "rootless" dominant thirteenths
Tags

chromatic parallelism | conversing | death scene | drunk | drunk | leading lady | leading man | love interest | room | somber | underscoring

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