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I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)


Home > Film: I Was a Communist for the FBI > Theme: Underscoring (Tense) > Instance: 1:10:41


Instance
Theme name: Underscoring (Tense)
Start time: 1:10:41
End time: 1:10:54
Total duration: 0:00:13
Page #: 47
Measure #: 33
Scene: Reel 8
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 120
Instrumentation: strings, woodwinds



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Description
Description: Tense underscoring as Matt is interrogated by Communists
On-screen: Communists interrogate Matt
Music annotations: [m. 33] ff / f-p subito; [m. 36] molto legato / cresc
Film annotations: [m. 33] Suicide too!
Orchestration annotations: [m. 33] tutti / gong mf / timp
Analysis: A slowly rising chromatic scale
Tags

chromatic scale | communist | dark | interrogating | interrogation | leading man | questioning | room | shallow focus | suspicion | tense | threatening | undercover agent | underscoring

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