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Hell on Frisco Bay (1955) [IN PROCESS - Information may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies]

Home > Film: Hell on Frisco Bay > Theme: Menace > Instance: 1:31:32

Theme name: Menace
Start time: 1:31:32
End time: 1:32:01
Total duration: 0:00:29
Page #: B-15
Measure #: 19
Scene: Reel 13 Part 1
Meter: 4/4
Marking: Heavy
Instrumentation: orchestra
Description: A dramatic variant on the menace theme using a rising sequence of the descending half step gesture from that theme to reach a tense and dramatic climax, leading up to the confrontation between Amato and Lye; dies down over a tense pedal tone
On-screen: Amato picks up his gun
Music annotations: [m. 22] accellerando; [m. 25] rit e dim / sffz; [m. 26] pp; [m. 28] cresc; [m. 29] f
Film annotations: [m. 25] Door Shut; [m. 27] I Was
Orchestration annotations: [m. 21] add timp / add timp; [m. 23] one tone up; [m. 24] a 3rd up up

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