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173 results for "altered dominant" in 32 films — see also augmented triad

FilmTheme nameInstanceTags
All This, and Heaven Too (1940)Ascending0:13:37 - Henriette meets the caretakeraltered dominant | caretaker | conversing | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | mysterious | street | transition | underscoring

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Fairy Godmother0:23:28 - Henriette reads a fairy tale9th chord | altered dominant | book | calm | child | delicate | establish character | fairy tale | foreign key modulation | governess | leading lady | magical | pleasant | room | storytelling

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Desperation (Very Dramatic)NIF - not in filmadvance plot | altered dominant | arguing | child | cut from film | duchess | governess | leading lady | room | tense

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Desperation (Dark)1:13:56 - Henriette watches the Duke leaving9th chord | advance plot | altered dominant | dark | dissonant bass | duke | leading man | leaving | parallelism | point-of-view shot | room | watching

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Very Romantic)1:29:07 - Henriette talks with the Duke9th chord | altered dominant | augmented triad | conversing | duke | falling in love scene | gentle | governess | leading lady | leading man | pedal tone | romantic | room | sweet
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)Underscoring (Tense)0:45:45 - Criminals talk about the professor64 chord | altered dominant | conversing | crime | criminal | gangster | robbery | rooftop | tense | thief | underscoring

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Jo0:58:18 - Dr. Clitterhouse talks with Jo13th chord | added-note chord | altered dominant | chromatic mediant | conversing | doctor | foreign key modulation | gangster | leading lady | leading man | love scene | room | sequence | tender
Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)Night Club Music0:07:05 - Rocky gambles in a nightclubaltered dominant | club | dancing | double exposure | drinking | establish character | frantic | gambling | gangster | leading man | mickey-mousing | montage | pouring

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Rocky and Laury (Not In Film 1)NIF - not in filmadded-note chord | altered dominant | augmented sixth chord | common-chord modulation | conversing | cut from film | establish character | following | gangster | leading lady | leading man | mode mixture | street | walking

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Rocky and Laury (Not In Film 2)NIF - not in filmadded-note chord | altered dominant | augmented sixth chord | chromatic scale | conversing | cut from film | establish character | following | gangster | leading lady | leading man | street | walking

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Rocky and Laury0:41:37 - Laury pushes her way through the crowdaltered dominant | arriving | close-up | conflict | heartbroken | leading lady | love interest | rushing | sentimental | shop

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Romantic)1:01:43 - Rocky and Laury talkaltered dominant | conversing | dissonant bass | gangster | leading lady | leading man | linear chromaticism | love scene | romantic | room | underscoring

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Rocky and Laury (Sentimental)1:01:59 - Rocky and Laury talkadded-note chord | altered dominant | conversing | gangster | leading lady | leading man | love scene | parallel period | romantic | room

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Foxtrot1:02:20 - Rocky and Laury look out the windowadded-note chord | altered dominant | common-tone diminished 7th | dreaming | foxtrot | gangster | hoping | leading lady | leading man | looking | love scene | mode mixture | romantic | room

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)NIF - not in filmadvance plot | altered dominant | chromatic scale | cut from film

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Jerry (Somber)1:31:04 - Rocky leaves his cell for his executionaltered dominant | climax | conversing | gangster | gentle | leading man | pc set | priest | prison | reverse picardy | stinger | tone cluster
Are These Our Children? (1931)Flapper and Eddie WaltzNIF - not in filmadded-note chord | altered dominant | cut from film | linear chromaticism | parallel double period | waltz

Are These Our Children? (1931)

Moonbeams0:25:39 - Eddie dances with Floadded-note chord | altered dominant | common-tone diminished 7th | dance hall | dance scene | dancing | leading man | love interest | mode mixture | on-screen music | parallel double period | romantic | source music | waltz

Are These Our Children? (1931)

Dreams (Transition 8B)NIF - not in filmadded-note chord | altered dominant | augmented triad | chromatic mediant | common-tone diminished 7th | cut from film | foreign key modulation | pedal tone | tense | turbulent

Are These Our Children? (1931)

Hey! Hey!0:50:14 - Eddie and Flo dance9th chord | AABA structure | altered dominant | augmented sixth chord | cheerful | dance hall | dance scene | dancing | friend | leading man | love interest | murderer | on-screen music | source music

Are These Our Children? (1931)

Dreams (Transition 9)NIF - not in film9th chord | altered dominant | cut from film | dark | mysterious | pc set | tragic | whole-tone | whole-tone chord

Are These Our Children? (1931)

Incidental MusicNIF - not in filmABAC structure | added-note chord | altered dominant | common-tone diminished 7th | cut from film | upbeat
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)Happy Land (Screwyoso)0:39:06 - The aunts talkadded-note chord | advance plot | altered dominant | aunt | calm | cleaning | conversing | crazy person | familiar tune | hat | leading lady | murderer | ominous | room | stinger | suspension

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Home Sweet Home (Expressivo) + Scar0:41:42 - Abby talks to Jonathanaltered dominant | augmented triad | aunt | brother | combination of themes | conversing | convincing | crazy person | criminal | distortion | doctor | establish character | expressive | familiar tune | leading lady | leading man | murderer | mysterious | ominous | room

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Home Sweet Home (Ominous)0:43:28 - Dr. Einstein talks to the auntsadded-note chord | altered dominant | aunt | brother | conversing | crazy person | criminal | distortion | doctor | establish character | familiar tune | leading lady | leading man | murderer | room | split-fifth chord | tense

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Underscoring (Tense)0:49:45 - Jonathan follows Dr. Einsteinadvance plot | altered dominant | brother | conversing | crazy person | criminal | digging | dissonant bass | doctor | familiar tune | leading man | march | murderer | on-screen music | patriotic tune | pc set | plotting | room | source and scoring overlap | tense | tone cluster | whistling

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Happy Land (The End)1:57:05 - Mortimer carries Elaine awayaltered dominant | bride | countermelody | driver | end title sequence | familiar tune | groom | kissing | leading lady | leading man | resolution | street | The End | upbeat
The Big Sleep (1946)Sternwood0:02:31 - Carmen walks away9th chord | added-note chord | altered dominant | bluesy | daughter | establish character | femme fatale | leading man | Neapolitan | private eye | retardation | room | seductive | walking

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Tense)0:02:45 - Marlowe goes to meet Sternwood9th chord | altered dominant | butler | chromatic scale | establish character | leading man | private eye | room | tense | underscoring | walking

The Big Sleep (1946)

Waiting0:18:15 - Marlowe talks to lady in bookstoreadded-note chord | altered dominant | book shop | chromatic scale | conversing | leading man | love interest | love scene | mode mixture | mysterious | oscillation | private eye | romantic

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Augmented)0:23:56 - Marlowe investigates the crime scenealtered dominant | augmentation | investigating | investigation scene | leading man | mickey-mousing | mysterious | private eye | room | snapping | thinking

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Augmented)0:48:55 - Joe pulls a gun on Marlowealtered dominant | augmentation | blackmailer | conversing | criminal | gun | investigation scene | leading man | mysterious | private eye | room | suspect

The Big Sleep (1946)

Sternwood (Extended)0:52:29 - Carmen asks for her picture back9th chord | altered dominant | blackmail | chromatic parallelism | conflict | diminished 7th chord | evidence | femme fatale | flirting | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | pc set | private eye | room | seductive | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Vivian + Marlowe (Ear Business)NIF - not in filmadvance plot | altered dominant | combination of themes | conversing | cut from film | deleted scene | deleted scene | leading lady | leading man | love interest | mysterious | private eye | romantic | room | thinking | whole-tone

The Big Sleep (1946)

Vivian1:15:22 - Marlowe and Vivian talk9th chord | 13th chord | AABA structure | added-note chord | altered dominant | car | chromatic mediant | chromatic parallelism | common-tone dominant 7th | conversing | foreign key modulation | kissing | leading lady | leading man | love | love interest | love scene | Neapolitan | private eye | romantic | suspension

The Big Sleep (1946)

Sternwood (Extended)NIF - not in filmadded-note chord | advance plot | altered dominant | chromatic scale | conversing | cut from film | femme fatale | leading man | private eye | room | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Wrong Address1:30:46 - Marlowe ends the phone call9th chord | altered dominant | chromatic parallelism | conversing | death | death scene | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | phone call | private eye | room | somber | victim

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Dramatic)1:33:37 - Marlowe looks at sign9th chord | altered dominant | car | dramatic | investigating | leading man | private eye | street | tense | traveling scene

The Big Sleep (1946)

Vivian1:40:03 - Marlowe and Vivian kiss9th chord | 13th chord | AABA structure | added-note chord | altered dominant | captive | chromatic mediant | chromatic parallelism | common-tone dominant 7th | foreign key modulation | freeing | kissing | leading lady | leading man | love interest | love scene | Neapolitan | private eye | romantic | room | suspension
City for Conquest (1940)Sidewalks of New York (Snake)0:02:35 - A montage of New York City scenes13th chord | 64 chord | altered dominant | bridge | chromatic sequence | city | conversing | countermelody | double exposure | Dutch angle | establish setting | foreign key modulation | fragmentation | grand | montage | old man | police | snake effect | soliloquy

City for Conquest (1940)

I'm Just Wild About Harry (Delicato)0:25:06 - Peggy calls Murray11th chord | added-note chord | advance plot | altered dominant | calling | common-tone diminished 7th | conversing | leading lady | mode mixture | pleasant | room | source to score | telephone | upbeat

City for Conquest (1940)

Tone Poem A (Grazioso)0:30:04 - Danny shavesaltered dominant | common-chord modulation | conversing | delicate | fragmentation | gentle | leading lady | leading man | love scene | room | shaving

City for Conquest (1940)

Shadow Waltz (Dancing)0:38:57 - Montage of dancing scenesadded-note chord | altered dominant | augmented triad | dancing | double exposure | gentle | montage | shadow | stage | transcribed by ear

City for Conquest (1940)

Where Were You When the Moon Came Out (Sad)1:20:48 - Eddie plays the pianoadvance plot | altered dominant | blur | brother | composer | leading man | musician | on-screen music | playing | room | sentimental | source music | victim | watching

City for Conquest (1940)

Tone Poem A (Lento 2)1:28:11 - Peggy cries9th chord | advance plot | altered dominant | conversing | crying | foreign key modulation | friend | leading lady | room | sequence | somber

City for Conquest (1940)

Tone Poem DNIF - not in film9th chord | AABA structure | added-note chord | altered dominant | blue note | bluesy | chromatic parallelism | chromatic sequence | concert scene | countermelody | cut from film | mode mixture | parallelism

City for Conquest (1940)

Tone Poem A (Grandioso)1:36:11 - Audience enjoying the performance9th chord | 13th chord | altered dominant | audience | bold | Carnegie Hall | concert | concert hall | concert scene | conducting | conductor | deceptive resolution | double exposure | dramatic | Gershwinesque | leading lady | leading man | listening | musician | on-screen music | orchestra | playing | romantic | sentimental | smiling | source music | watching

City for Conquest (1940)

Sidewalks of New York (Soliloquy)1:42:56 - Old timer talks to himselfaltered dominant | chromatic parallelism | conversing | countermelody | old man | resolution | sentimental | soliloquy
Crime School (1938)Gangster Blues0:01:16 - New York City streets13th chord | added-note chord | altered dominant | blues | cut from film | establish setting | fun | Gershwinesque | main title | setting | street | upbeat

Crime School (1938)

The Drunken Doctor0:36:35 - Drunk doctor comes inadvance plot | alcohol | altered dominant | comical | doctor | drinking | drunk | drunk | hospital | parallel period | reformatory

Crime School (1938)

Gangster Blues (Painting)0:50:45 - The boys paint their room13th chord | added-note chord | altered dominant | comedy | comical | gang | painting | reformatory | setting | teenager | working

Crime School (1938)

Gangster Blues (Mechanical)0:54:46 - Boys get to work13th chord | action scene | added-note chord | altered dominant | boiler room | coal | danger | fire | fire | frantic | gang | gauge | heat | hurrying | mechanical | reformatory | sequence | shoveling | smoke | teenager | temperature | temperature | working

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:56:50 - Mark goes to rescue Squirtaction scene | altered dominant | boiler room | chromatic parallelism | dissonant bass | dramatic | hero | leading man | linear chromaticism | reformatory | rushing | saving | teenager | tense | underscoring

Crime School (1938)

Temperature rising 20:57:12 - The temperature gauge risesaction scene | altered dominant | boiler room | chromatic parallelism | danger | dramatic | gauge | heat | hero | leading man | mickey-mousing | reformatory | rising | teenager | temperature | tense
They Made Me a Criminal (1939)Traveling0:22:25 - Johnnie becomes a fugitive9th chord | added-note chord | altered dominant | countryside | double exposure | dramatic | leading man | map | mickey-mousing | money | montage | montage | purchasing | street | traveling | walking

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

The Fugitive0:24:29 - Johnnie walks9th chord | advance plot | altered dominant | desert | foreign key modulation | leading man | Neapolitan | tired | traveling | walking | wandering

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

The Fugitive (Relieved)0:29:25 - Johnnie listens to the sheriffaltered dominant | conflict | conversing | leading man | peaceful | room | tranquil

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

On the Make0:49:40 - Johnnie and Peggy drive in a carABAB structure | added-note chord | altered dominant | car | car | cheerful | conversing | driving | hero | leading lady | leading man | linear chromaticism | love scene | mode mixture | phrase extension | romantic | traveling

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

On the Make (Extended)0:53:21 - Johnnie and Peggy drive in a carABAB structure | added-note chord | advance plot | altered dominant | car | car | cheerful | conversing | driving | hero | kissing | leading lady | leading man | linear chromaticism | mode mixture | phrase extension | romantic | traveling

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Marcia Grotesque1:01:48 - Johnnie talks to another boxeradvance plot | altered dominant | comical | conversing | hero | leading man | march | mode mixture | room

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

On the Make (Dolce)1:05:13 - Peggy talks to Johnnieadded-note chord | altered dominant | arguing | conflict | leading lady | leading man | linear chromaticism | lying | room | tender

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

On the Make (Tenderly)1:07:57 - Tommy talks to Johnnie9th chord | ABAB structure | altered dominant | arguing | chromatic mediant | conversing | direct modulation | foreign key modulation | hero | leading man | room | tender | turning point

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

On the Make (Appassionato)1:25:51 - Peggy wants to go with Johnnie9th chord | altered dominant | climax | detective | embracing | kissing | leading lady | leading man | leaving | linear chromaticism | mode mixture | pedal tone | romantic | room | sentimental | sigh gesture | tender
Dust Be My Destiny (1939)Dust Be My Destiny (A Hotel)0:28:47 - Joe mentions going to a hoteladvance plot | altered dominant | concerned | leading lady | leading man | street

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Parting Ways)0:38:56 - Joe and Mabel partaltered dominant | common-tone diminished 7th | conflict | dark | leading lady | leading man | leaving | mode mixture | pedal tone | runaway | somber | street

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Reunited)0:40:03 - Joe runs to Mabel64 chord | altered dominant | foreign key modulation | joyful | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | pump-up modulation | resolution | runaway | running | street

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

My Wild Irish Rose0:40:51 - Joe and Mabel in Nick's Dineraccompanied source music | altered dominant | common-chord modulation | diner | establish character | familiar tune | friend | happy | leading lady | leading man | mode mixture | parallel double period | popular song | radio | shopkeeper | singing | source music | ternary form

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Calm)0:44:32 - Mabel and Nick talkadded-note chord | altered dominant | develop character | diner | friend | gentle | leading lady | leading man | shopkeeper

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (End Credits)1:26:54 - End creditsaltered dominant | closing credits | common-tone diminished 7th | end title sequence | upbeat
Each Dawn I Die (1939)Frank (Released)1:28:49 - Frank is released9th chord | altered dominant | artwork in score | conclusion | embracing | friend | gentle | goodbye | leading lady | leading man | Neapolitan | passionate | peaceful

Each Dawn I Die (1939)

On the Make1:31:02 - Closing credits9th chord | 11th chord | ABAB structure | added-note chord | altered dominant | closing credits | end title sequence | jaunty | linear chromaticism | self-borrowing
Flamingo Road (1949)Titus0:01:22 - The Palmer Housealtered dominant | dark | establish setting | ominous | politician | self-borrowing | sheriff | street | voice-over

Flamingo Road (1949)

Lute Mae0:01:26 - Lute Mae's Roadhouse13th chord | added-note chord | altered dominant | bluesy | club | countermelody | dancing | eating | establish setting | musician | on-screen music | playing | self-borrowing | simulated source music | voice-over

Flamingo Road (1949)

Underscoring (Lyrical)NIF - not in film9th chord | altered dominant | conversing | cut from film | cut from film | leading lady | leading man | lovers meet | police | room | underscoring

Flamingo Road (1949)

If I Could Be With You (Lightly)NIF - not in filmaltered dominant | common-tone diminished 7th | cut from film | cut from film | flirting | leading lady | leading man | lovers meet | pedal tone | police | room

Flamingo Road (1949)

If I Could Be With You (Tenderly)0:29:32 - Lane and Field prepare to leave11th chord | 13th chord | altered dominant | common-tone diminished 7th | kissing | lake | leading lady | leading man | love interest | love scene | romance | romantic | secondary dominant | source to score

Flamingo Road (1949)

Lute Mae (A Reminiscence)0:42:04 - A female prisoner talks about Lute Mae's13th chord | added-note chord | advance plot | altered dominant | bluesy | conversing | countermelody | Gershwinesque | leading lady | prison | prisoner | self-borrowing

Flamingo Road (1949)

Lute Mae (Not in Film)NIF - not in film13th chord | added-note chord | altered dominant | common-chord modulation | countermelody | cut from film | cut from film | deceptive resolution | lovers meet | self-borrowing

Flamingo Road (1949)

Flamingo Road (Bluesy)0:55:00 - Dan buys some cold drinks9th chord | altered dominant | bluesy | flirting | foreshadowing | leading lady | leading man | love interest | love scene | mode mixture | parallelism | politician | porch | self-borrowing

Flamingo Road (1949)

Flamingo Road (Expressivo)NIF - not in filmaltered dominant | cut from film | cut from film | self-borrowing | transition

Flamingo Road (1949)

Flamingo Road (Triste)1:19:43 - Lane watches Dan leavealtered dominant | conflict | husband | leading lady | leading man | politician | room | self-borrowing | somber | waiting | wife

Flamingo Road (1949)

Flamingo Road (Andante)1:24:05 - Lane goes to get a drink for Fieldaltered dominant | chromatic parallelism | dark | death scene | gentle | gunshot | hopeful | leading lady | leading man | love interest | mode mixture | room | self-borrowing | suicide | walking | warm

Flamingo Road (1949)

If I Could Be With You (Ecstatic)1:33:37 - Lane walks awayadded-note chord | altered dominant | artwork in score | chromatic parallelism | friend | husband | joyous | leading lady | leading man | leaving | prison | resolution | reuniting | romance | secondary dominant | The End | thematic transference | triumphant | wife
In This Our Life (1942)Roy (Dolce)0:12:06 - Roy talks with Stanleyadded-note chord | altered dominant | conversing | establish character | gentle | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | room | sequence | sister | sweet

In This Our Life (1942)

Big Sweep0:12:41 - Stanley leavesaltered dominant | dramatic | establish character | leading lady | pc set | room | sister | stinger | tense | watching

In This Our Life (1942)

Roy (Triste)0:12:54 - Roy walks up the stairs9th chord | altered dominant | countermelody | establish character | foreign key modulation | gentle | leading lady | room | somber | walking

In This Our Life (1942)

Discussion0:13:57 - Roy talks with Peter9th chord | advance plot | altered dominant | conversing | leading lady | leading man | passionate | reverse picardy | room | serious | somber

In This Our Life (1942)

Pleadingly0:14:53 - Roy looks at Peteradvance plot | altered dominant | common-tone dominant 7th | conversing | leading lady | leading man | room | yearning

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Valse Triste)0:16:22 - Roy looks out the window9th chord | advance plot | altered dominant | appoggiatura | circle of fifths | dark | leading lady | leading man | leaving | room | somber | waltz | watching | window

In This Our Life (1942)

Expressivo0:22:51 - Roy talks to Asaaltered dominant | chromatic scale | conflict | conversing | expressive | father | leading lady | plagal cadence | retardation | room

In This Our Life (1942)

Big Sweep (Turn)0:23:03 - Roy looks in the mirroraltered dominant | conflict | conversing | expressive | father | leading lady | room

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Gloomy)0:28:32 - Roy walking in the park9th chord | advance plot | altered dominant | appoggiatura | chromatic parallelism | dark | depressed | leading lady | leading man | park | sigh gesture | sitting | tritone substitution

In This Our Life (1942)

Pleadingly0:29:23 - Roy talks to Craigadvance plot | altered dominant | common-tone dominant 7th | conversing | leading lady | leading man | park | uneasy

In This Our Life (1942)

Driving + Love Theme0:39:07 - Roy and Craig in a car9th chord | altered dominant | calm | car | combination of themes | conversing | driving | iii chord | leading lady | leading man | love interest | love scene | oscillation | pedal tone | romantic | suspension

In This Our Life (1942)

Love Theme0:40:44 - Roy and Craig sit on the ground9th chord | altered dominant | artwork in score | calm | conversing | fire | iii chord | leading lady | leading man | love interest | love scene | outdoors | romantic | suspension

In This Our Life (1942)

Love Theme (Valse Sentimentale)0:44:06 - Roy and Craig embrace9th chord | altered dominant | calm | conversing | iii chord | leading lady | leading man | love scene | office | romantic | waltz

In This Our Life (1942)

Love Theme (Valse Sentimentale)0:46:31 - Roy talks with her uncle9th chord | altered dominant | conversing | iii chord | leading lady | leading man | love scene | pleasant | proposal | room | tender | uncle | waltz

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley B (Agitato)0:49:32 - Uncle Fitzroy asks about Stanleyagitated | altered dominant | arguing | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | dissonant bass | father | leading lady | leading man | room | suicide | tense | turning point | uncle | whole-tone chord

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Valse Triste)0:52:42 - Stanley talks to Roy9th chord | advance plot | agitated | altered dominant | appoggiatura | circle of fifths | conversing | leading lady | room | sister | widow

In This Our Life (1942)

Discussion0:53:04 - Stanley talks to Roy9th chord | advance plot | agitated | altered dominant | conversing | leading lady | room | sister | whole-tone chord | widow

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Slowly)1:16:07 - Craig reads a note9th chord | altered dominant | conflict | lawyer | leading man | note | office | sentimental | thinking | whole-tone chord

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Valse Triste)1:26:23 - Stanley confesses9th chord | altered dominant | appoggiatura | arguing | circle of fifths | climax | confessing | confession | criminal | crying | dramatic | father | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | mother | room | suspect | whole-tone chord

In This Our Life (1942)

Love Theme (Gentle)1:27:58 - Roy talks to Craig9th chord | accusing | altered dominant | climax | conversing | criminal | crying | embracing | gentle | iii chord | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | room | sneaking | tender

In This Our Life (1942)

Big Sweep1:28:57 - Stanley escapes11th chord | altered dominant | climax | criminal | dramatic | driving | escaping | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | pc set | room | underscoring | watching

In This Our Life (1942)

Underscoring (Tense)1:35:22 - Policemen on the radioaltered dominant | calling | police | police station | reporting | resolution | room | solemn | somber | tense | underscoring
The Informer (1935)The Informer (Confession)1:16:00 - Gypo confesses and cries9th chord | altered dominant | antagonist | confessing | confession | courtroom | courtroom scene | crying | deceptive resolution | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | guilt | half-diminished 7th chord | headquarters | leading man | pedal tone | pedal tone | remorseful | room | traitor
The Letter (1940)Mr. Hammond Has Been Shot0:05:45 - Worker runs in11th chord | action scene | altered dominant | dark | death | husband | ominous | reacting | servant | warehouse

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (Tense)0:34:20 - Howard tells Leslie about the letter9th chord | altered dominant | chromatic parallelism | conversing | lawyer | leading lady | letter | pivotal scene | prison | sequence | suspenseful | tense

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (Rising) + Deception0:34:47 - Howard gives Leslie the letteraltered dominant | augmented triad | chromatic parallelism | combination of themes | deception | denying | lawyer | leading lady | letter | lying | oscillation | ostinato | pc set | pivotal scene | prison | reading | sequence | tense

The Letter (1940)

Lento Mysterioso0:50:37 - Leslie and Howard aloneadvance plot | altered dominant | home | lawyer | leading lady | mysterious | planning | sad | upper pedal tone | whole-tone chord

The Letter (1940)

Underscoring (Tense)0:51:14 - Leslie talks to Howardadvance plot | altered dominant | dark | foreign key modulation | home | lawyer | leading lady | planning

The Letter (1940)

Foxtrot No.1 C1:21:36 - Leslie goes to the partyadded-note chord | altered dominant | calm | conversing | dance music | dancing | foreign key modulation | foxtrot | friend | leading lady | party | party | plagal cadence | source music

The Letter (1940)

Foxtrot No. 21:22:12 - Leslie joins the party9th chord | AABA structure | altered dominant | conversing | dance music | dancing | foxtrot | friend | happy | husband | leading lady | party | party | pump-up modulation | secondary dominant | source music
Mildred Pierce (1945)Mildred (Tragic)0:02:42 - Mildred walks out onto the dockaltered dominant | dock | establish character | half-diminished 7th chord | heroine | leading lady | mickey-mousing | pondering | sequence | somber | suicide | tragic | water | wave

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Underscoring (Tense)0:11:13 - Policemen investigate the sceneaction scene | altered dominant | beach | conversing | dissonant bass | friend | mysterious | police | searching | sequence | tense | underscoring | victim

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Work0:36:12 - Mildred works as a waitress64 chord | added-note chord | altered dominant | chromatic mediant | chromatic sequence | common-chord modulation | foreign key modulation | hectic | heroine | leading lady | montage | restaurant | rushing | self-borrowing | sequential modulation | serving | upbeat | voice-over | waitress | working

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Troubled)NIF - not in filmaltered dominant | chromatic mediant | chromatic scale | common-chord modulation | cut from film | dissonant | dramatic | foreign key modulation | fragmentation | hopeful | mode mixture | sequence | tender | tense | tragic | turbulent | whole-tone chord | whole-tone scale

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Work1:08:00 - Montage of restaurantsadded-note chord | altered dominant | common-chord modulation | guest | montage | restaurant | self-borrowing | upbeat | voice-over | working

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Excited)1:13:21 - Veda drives away in her new caradded-note chord | advance plot | altered dominant | car | child | deceptive resolution | driving | excited | happy | heroine | kissing | leading lady | love interest | room | running

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Tragic)1:24:04 - Veda watches her daughter leavealtered dominant | angry | ascending | conflict | heroine | leading lady | leaving | mickey-mousing | octatonic scale | room | stern

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Tragic)1:46:43 - Mildred runs awayaltered dominant | antagonist | arguing | betrayal | chromatic scale | climax | daughter | dramatic | emotional | half-diminished 7th chord | heroine | leading lady | room | running | sequence
The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)Funeral March0:01:12 - A funeral marchaltered dominant | brass band | classical music | crowd | establish place | funeral | funeral march | marching | mode change | on-screen music | parallel 63s | pedal tone | performer | secondary dominant | somber | source music | street | watching

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Everybody's Doing It Now0:03:48 - Horses and buggies in a small town streetaltered dominant | buggy | common-tone diminished 7th | deceptive resolution | driving | establish setting | establish time | horse | playful | popular song | riding | street

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

La Marseillaise0:28:48 - Montage of newspaper headlines9th chord | altered dominant | dark | headline | montage | newspaper | patriotic | patriotic tune

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Underscoring (Gentle)0:51:06 - Joan talks with Vergie9th chord | advance plot | altered dominant | augmented sixth chord | child | chromatic parallelism | conversing | daughter | foreign key modulation | gentle | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | mother | reunion | secret | shop | timid

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Lullaby (Flowing)0:53:59 - John talks with Vergie by the lakealtered dominant | conversing | diminished 7th chord | happy | leading lady | leading man | love scene | outside | pedal tone | reassuring | secret love | secret lover

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Lullaby (Somber)0:54:14 - Vergie listens to Johnaltered dominant | conversing | leading lady | leading man | love scene | outside | secret love | secret lover | somber

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Lullaby (Poco Con Moto)0:54:53 - Joan and Vergie talk about the future13th chord | altered dominant | conversing | dissonant bass | gentle | leading lady | leading man | longing | love scene | outside | pedal tone | secret love | secret lover | sigh gesture

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Old Lavender1:00:07 - Joan and Ranny talk9th chord | added-note chord | altered dominant | common-chord modulation | conversing | daughter | direct modulation | harmonic sequence | light | love interest | love scene | optimistic | proposal | proposing | room | transcribed by ear

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Old Lavender1:02:11 - Joan and Ranny enter9th chord | added-note chord | altered dominant | arguing | common-chord modulation | conflict | conversing | daughter | direct modulation | harmonic sequence | leading man | light | love interest | optimistic | room | surprise | wife

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Old Lavender (Gentle)1:04:45 - Ranny takes the ring back from Joan64 chord | altered dominant | conflict | daughter | leading man | love interest | peaceful | pedal tone | proposal | proposing | room | wife

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

A Boy and a Girl1:07:00 - John and Vergie listen to the radioadvance plot | altered dominant | common-chord modulation | conversing | leading lady | leading man | listening | room | secret lover | sentimental | simulated source music | source to score | transcribed by ear

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Funeral March1:17:18 - John's funeral processionaltered dominant | brass band | classical music | crowd | establish place | funeral | funeral march | marching | on-screen music | parallel 63s | somber | source music | street | watching
Kid Galahad (1937)Heart's Affair (Yearning)0:44:11 - Ward and Nick leave the farmadvance plot | altered dominant | car | deceptive resolution | driving | farm | leading man | leaving | manager | mother | not by Steiner | parting | sentimental | sister | transcribed by ear | yearning gesture

Kid Galahad (1937)

Heart's Affair0:49:16 - Marie speaks with her motheradvance plot | altered dominant | conversing | harmonic sequence | home | mode mixture | mother | newspaper | romantic | sister | transcribed by ear | yearning

Kid Galahad (1937)

Heart's Affair (Kiss)0:58:47 - Ward talks to MarieAABA structure | altered dominant | cheerful | conversing | deceptive resolution | farm | happy | kissing | leading man | love scene | mode mixture | sister | transcribed by ear
Traveling Husbands (1931)There's a Sob in My Heart (Radio Jazz)0:32:29 - Music is played on the radioaltered dominant | comedy | dancing | popular song | radio | room | salesman | source music | transcribed by ear | upbeat

Traveling Husbands (1931)

There's a Sob in My Heart (Sentimental)1:10:39 - People are sad as the radio playsAABA structure | altered dominant | augmented sixth chord | countermelody | crying | leading lady | leading man | popular song | radio | resolution | room | salesman | sentimental | somber | transcribed by ear
The Unfaithful (1947)Unfaithful0:00:07 - Title of the filmaltered dominant | Beverly Hills | cast list | common-chord modulation | house | main title | mode mixture | Neapolitan | opening title sequence | ostinato | pedal tone | serious | starring list | title of film

The Unfaithful (1947)

Tanner0:23:46 - Mrs. Tanner boards a trolleyadvance plot | altered dominant | antagonist | fragmentation | irregular meter | newspaper | pc set | quartal chord | reading | street | tense | traveling | trolley | widow

The Unfaithful (1947)

Attorney0:42:51 - Close up of sign on the lawyer's door64 chord | altered dominant | deceptive resolution | door | glorious | heroic | law office | office | parallel 63s | sign | transition

The Unfaithful (1947)

Unfaithful (Somber 2)1:00:01 - Chris thinks9th chord | advance plot | altered dominant | augmented sixth chord | chromatic mediant | common-chord modulation | conversing | foreign key modulation | husband | leading lady | mode mixture | ostinato | room | somber | tender

The Unfaithful (1947)

Tanner1:10:47 - Men get out of the caraltered dominant | antagonist | arriving | foreshadowing | fragmentation | husband | irregular meter | pc set | quartal chord | street | tense | transition | walking

The Unfaithful (1947)

Tanner (Headlines)1:24:17 - Chris is suspected of murderaltered dominant | chromatic scale | climax | fragmentation | friend | hurrying | montage | newspaper | newspaper boy | panicked | police station | polychord | polytonality | quartal chord | radio | reporter | room | rushing | street | surprise | tritone oscillation | widow

The Unfaithful (1947)

Tanner1:25:44 - Mrs. Tanner testifiesaltered dominant | climax | courtroom | dramatic | fragmentation | hurrying | irregular meter | montage | prosecuting | quartal chord | rushing | testifying | witness

The Unfaithful (1947)

Unfaithful (Dolce)1:46:08 - Bob talks with Chrisaltered dominant | chromatic mediant | common-chord modulation | conversing | foreign key modulation | fragmentation | hopeful | husband | lawyer | mode mixture | ostinato | peaceful | pedal tone | plagal cadence | resolution | resolution | romantic | room | triumphant | wife
We Are Not Alone (1939)Frohe Botschaft (Grandioso)0:00:26 - Book pages showing main castaltered dominant | cast list | familiar tune | folk song | German | hopeful | main title | mode mixture | opening title sequence | parallel period | quotation | suspension

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Boy runs downstairs0:03:07 - Gerald runs down the stairs9th chord | altered dominant | antagonist | boy | child | chromatic mediant | down | downstairs | establish character | foreign key modulation | gentle | home | mickey-mousing | mother | pedal tone | playful | running

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Frohe Botschaft (Drifting)0:38:09 - Jessica tells Leni to leavealtered dominant | antagonist | chromatic parallelism | conflict | conversing | familiar tune | folk song | gentle | German | heroine | home | quotation | sinister | tense | whole-tone chord

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Surprise Symphony (Dolcissimo)NIF - not in filmaltered dominant | classical music | cut from film | familiar tune | foreign key modulation | Haydn | playful | quotation

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Frohe Botschaft (Drifting)1:14:30 - David gives Leni money for her travels altered dominant | arrest | arresting | chromatic parallelism | conflict | conversing | dark | death | familiar tune | folk song | gentle | German | happy | hero | heroine | mode mixture | murder | police | quotation | sad | sweet | tense | train station | whole-tone chord
Transgression (1931)Main Title0:00:15 - Title of film, starring list, cast listAABA structure | altered dominant | cast list | gentle | happy | harmonic sequence | leading lady | mode mixture | opening title sequence | plagal cadence | pleasant | running | starring list | title of film | transcribed by ear
Hold ‘Em Jail (1932)The Prisoner's Song0:00:15 - Title of film, starring list, cast listaltered dominant | cast list | cheerful | common-tone diminished 7th | establish place | opening title sequence | starring list | title of film | transcribed by ear | upbeat

Hold ‘Em Jail (1932)

The Prisoner's Song0:01:11 - Prisoners in a prison yardaltered dominant | augmented sixth chord | cheerful | establish place | establish setting | mode mixture | prison | somber | transcribed by ear | upbeat
Is My Face Red? (1932)Cute!0:01:58 - Gossip column about a gambleraltered dominant | bluesy | conversing | establish setting | gossip | newspaper | parallelism | sultry | transcribed by ear | whole-tone

Is My Face Red? (1932)

Close to Me0:13:53 - William and Peggy talk in a dressing roomadvance plot | altered dominant | augmented sixth chord | Broadway | common-tone diminished 7th | conversing | dancer | Gypsy major scale | leading man | popular music | romantic | room | source music | transcribed by ear

Is My Face Red? (1932)

Mildred Waltz0:19:03 - Mildred talks with WilliamABA structure | altered dominant | augmented sixth chord | boat | calm | conversing | diminished 7th chord | leading lady | leading man | lovers meet | transcribed by ear

Is My Face Red? (1932)

Mildred Waltz0:20:18 - Mildred has a drink with WilliamABA structure | advance plot | altered dominant | augmented sixth chord | boat | calm | diminished 7th chord | drinking | leading lady | leading man | transcribed by ear

Is My Face Red? (1932)

Mildred Waltz (Tipsy)0:21:09 - Mildred is drunkadvance plot | altered dominant | augmented triad | boat | drinking | drunk | leading lady | leading man | transcribed by ear
Penguin Pool Murder (1932)Run Around1:01:51 - The End9th chord | altered dominant | end title sequence | mode mixture | self-borrowing | The End | transcribed by ear | upbeat
State’s Attorney (1932)Blues0:00:29 - Title and starring list, cast listaltered dominant | blue note | blues | bluesy | cast list | Gershwinesque | opening title sequence | starring list | title of film | transcribed by ear
Dangerous Corner (1934)Finishing School0:00:17 - Title of the filmaltered dominant | cast list | common-tone diminished 7th | mode mixture | opening title sequence | parallel double period | pedal tone | romantic | transcribed by ear
Hat, Coat, and Glove (1934)Transient Love0:00:12 - Title of film; starring list; cast listAABA structure | added-note chord | altered dominant | cast list | chromatic mediant | common-tone diminished 7th | opening title sequence | pedal tone | pleasant | starring list | title of film | transcribed by ear
Murder on the Blackboard (1934)Blackboard Murder0:00:31 - Title of the film and cast listaltered dominant | blackboard | dark | mysterious | opening title sequence | ostinato | transcribed by ear
Star of Midnight (1935)Midnight in Manhattan0:00:34 - Cast listadded-note chord | altered dominant | cast list | chromatic scale | mode mixture | mysterious | opening title sequence | sentimental | transcribed by ear

Star of Midnight (1935)

Midnight in Manhattan (Exotic)0:09:14 - Clay and Donna in the audienceadvance plot | altered dominant | conversing | countermelody | exotic | exotic | leading lady | leading man | mode mixture | on-screen music | score to source | source music | theater

Star of Midnight (1935)

Midnight in Manhattan (Warm)0:09:35 - Clay in the theater lobbyadvance plot | altered dominant | conversing | leading man | mode mixture | Neapolitan | score to source | sentimental | source music | theater
Don’t Turn ‘em Loose (1936)Mildred Waltz0:24:13 - Bob and Letty go for a walkABA structure | advance plot | altered dominant | augmented sixth chord | calm | conversing | diminished 7th chord | gangster | imposter | leading man | love interest | street | transcribed by ear | walking | waltz
We're Only Human (1935)Old Lavender (Gentle)0:22:34 - A man scoops up some pasta64 chord | advance plot | altered dominant | buying | detective | food | leading lady | leading man | love interest | ordering | peaceful | pedal tone | reporter | store | worker | working

We're Only Human (1935)

Old Lavender0:22:44 - Packaged-up food9th chord | added-note chord | advance plot | altered dominant | buying | common-chord modulation | detective | direct modulation | food | harmonic sequence | leading lady | leading man | light | love interest | optimistic | ordering | reporter | store | worker | working

We're Only Human (1935)

Midnight in Manhattan (Warm)0:36:50 - Mary and Pete in a restaurantadvance plot | altered dominant | arguing | conversing | detective | leading lady | leading man | mode mixture | Neapolitan | reporter | restaurant | sentimental | source music

We're Only Human (1935)

Mildred Waltz0:46:46 - Pete looks at police sketchesABA structure | advance plot | altered dominant | augmented sixth chord | calm | conversing | detective | diminished 7th chord | leading lady | leading man | reporter | room

We're Only Human (1935)

Isn't This a Night For Love (The End)1:08:36 - Pete kisses Sally9th chord | altered dominant | car | detective | end title sequence | kissing | leading lady | leading man | love interest | mode mixture | reporter | resolution | romantic | The End | transcribed by ear