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In This Our Life (1942) [IN PROCESS - Information may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies]


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Instance
Theme name: Underscoring (Somber)
Start time: 0:48:46
End time: 0:49:21
Total duration: 0:00:35
Page #: 63
Measure #: 13
Scene: Reel 5 Part 2
Tempo (bpm): 56
Marking: Molto Modto
Instrumentation: strings, brass
Description
Description: Somber underscoring as Asa tells them that Peter has died; uses a lot of descending chromatic motion
On-screen: Asa relates the bad news
Music annotations: [m. 13] molto modto / simile / p; [m. 15] af / expressivo / accel; [m. 16] rall; [m. 17] poco agitato / a tempo / tremolo; [m. 18] p subito / p subito; [m. 19] sfz; [m. 20] p subito]
Film annotations: [m. 14] Roy - I've bad news / He died!; [m. 15] 4 shot; [m. 16] He can't be dead!; [m. 17] C.U. Asa
Orchestration annotations: [m. 13] 9 viol div (and celeste) / 4 violas / 2 celli; [m. 15] violas / celli / bassoon / gong / trbs / tuba / basses / (2 pianos??) / (pedal down) / violins; [m. 16] str / bassoon / 2 celli / (no tremolo); [m. 17] 2 fls / E.H. (and 1st horn stopped) / piano / violas x violins / str / 2 celli tremolo / timp pp / pizz; [m. 19] 2 fls / E.H. (1st horn)
Tags

bad news | conversing | father | leading lady | leading man | room | somber | turning point | uncle | underscoring