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In This Our Life (1942)


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Instance
Theme name: Roy
Variant name: Delicate
Start time: 0:50:40
End time: 0:50:58
Total duration: 0:00:18
Page #: 67
Measure #: 1
Scene: Reel 5 Part 3
Key: Eb - Cb - Db
Meter: 3/4
Tempo (bpm): 88
Marking: Modto
Instrumentation: strings



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Description
Description: A gentle statement of Roy's theme grows out of a solo cello that is sustained across two scenes
On-screen: Roy arrives at Stanley's apartment
Music annotations: [m. 1] cue: X X X / modto / p / a tempo; [m. 4] p dolce
Film annotations: [m. 1] Please come in!
Orchestration annotations: [m. 1] 1st cello overlap / strgs soli; [m. 2] divisi / solo viol and celeste; [m. 4] flt and oboe soli
Analysis: Roy's theme is presented in Cb major but resolves deceptively into an Ab7 chord that prepares the following key of Db major
Tags

advance plot | arriving | deceptive resolution | foreign key modulation | friend | gentle | leading lady | room | sweet

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