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345 results for "chromatic parallelism" in 30 films — see also linear chromaticism

FilmTheme nameInstanceTags
All This, and Heaven Too (1940)Underscoring (Agitated)0:07:52 - Henriette talks to Henry Fieldagitated | chromatic parallelism | chromatic sequence | conversing | distressed | establish character | leading lady | minister | principal | school | teacher

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Underscoring (Agitated)0:22:23 - The Duke rebukes the Duchessagitated | arguing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | distressed | dominant 7th chord | duchess | duke | establish character | leading lady | leading man | room

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

The Duchess (Molto Screwieoso)0:44:50 - Henriette looks at a gift from the Duchess64 chord | advance plot | chromatic parallelism | distressed | gift | governess | leading lady | looking | opening | pedal tone | room | stinger

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Gossip0:55:36 - Scissors cut a newspaper clipping9th chord | advance plot | chromatic parallelism | cutting | dissonant bass | gossiper | gossiping | harsh | minor second | newspaper | room | scissors | tense

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Gentle)1:09:26 - Isabelle talks to Henriette9th chord | advance plot | child | chromatic parallelism | comforting | crying | gentle | governess | leading lady | Neapolitan | room | sweet

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

The Duchess (Expressivo)1:10:42 - The Duke complains to Henrietteabrupt | advance plot | angry | chromatic parallelism | complaining | duke | governess | leading lady | leading man | room | sequential modulation

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette + Falling Snow1:12:16 - The Duke talks to Henrietteadvance plot | augmented triad | chromatic parallelism | combination of themes | conversing | duke | governess | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | mode mixture | room | snow | snow globe | snowing | uneasy

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Falling Snow1:12:39 - Henriette watches the falling snow64 chord | advance plot | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | conversing | dissonant bass | duke | governess | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | pedal tone | point-of-view shot | room | snow | snow globe | snowing | uneasy

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

The Duchess (The Letter)1:14:48 - A letter is pushed under the door9th chord | advance plot | agitated | chromatic parallelism | conflicted | deceptive resolution | duke | fragmentation | leading man | letter | pacing | pondering | room | turbulent

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette + Falling Snow1:18:26 - Snow swirling in a snow globeadvance plot | calm | chromatic parallelism | combination of themes | deceptive resolution | gift | governess | leading lady | room | snow | snow globe | snowing | swirling

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

All Hallows Eve1:23:22 - A forest scene at nightaugmented triad | child | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conversing | create suspense | dissonant bass | forest | governess | Halloween | hiding | leading lady | ombra topic | on-screen text | pc set | pedal tone | scaring | scary | spooky | walking | whole-tone chord

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Loti's Song1:24:31 - Apples roasting on a fire9th chord | child | chromatic mediant | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | cooking | create suspense | dissonant bass | forest | governess | leading lady | linear chromaticism | old man | pedal tone | scary | scored source music | singer | singing | split-third chord | spooky

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Creeping1:25:02 - A stranger approacheschild | chromatic parallelism | create suspense | creeping | diminished 7th chord | duke | forest | governess | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | retardation | scary | sneaking | spooky

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Raynald (Mysterioso 3)1:30:51 - The children talk to Henriette9th chord | bright | child | chromatic parallelism | conversing | duke | governess | leading lady | leading man | palace | surprise | tense | transition

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Molto Expressivo)1:31:48 - The Duke talks to Henriettechromatic mediant | chromatic parallelism | conversing | duke | governess | leading lady | leading man | love scene | mode mixture | Neapolitan | palace | pedal tone | reassuring | romantic | sigh gesture | stinger | tender

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Underscoring (Agitated)1:35:05 - Henriette with the childrenadvance plot | agitated | child | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | conversing | governess | leading lady | room | worried

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Gossip 21:47:20 - Henriette sees her landlady gossiping9th chord | chromatic parallelism | dissonant bass | duke | gossiper | gossiping | harsh | landlady | leading man | minor second | reunion scene | room | tense | watching

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Desperation (Tense)1:48:14 - The Duke talks with Henriettechromatic parallelism | chromatic sequence | conflict | conversing | dissonant bass | duke | leading lady | leading man | room | tense

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Ghostly)2:11:23 - Henriette hears voicesarriving | chromatic parallelism | dark | dissonant bass | hearing voices | leading lady | palace | prisoner | soldier | spooky | suspect | transition | uneasy

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Duet)2:14:06 - A close-up on Henrietteappoggiatura | chromatic parallelism | conversing | death bed | death scene | deceptive resolution | detective | duke | dying | leading lady | leading man | mode mixture | prisoner | questioning | room | sad | soldier | suspect | tender

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Dying (Molto Expressivo)2:14:46 - The Duke talks to Pierrecaretaker | chromatic parallelism | confessing | conversing | death bed | death scene | diminished 7th chord | duke | dying | leading man | love | pedal tone | room | sigh gesture | somber

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette + Falling Snow2:21:43 - Henriette sees the falling snowaugmented triad | chromatic parallelism | combination of themes | hearing voices | leading lady | minister | mode mixture | resolution | school | snow | teacher | tense
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)Cauldron 20:00:27 - Cast list9th chord | beaker | bubbling | cast list | chromatic parallelism | dramatic | main title | ominous | opening title sequence | ostinato | title of film

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Amazing Doctor0:20:05 - Dr. Clitterhouse enters Hotel Sequin42 chord | advance plot | chromatic parallelism | dark | dissonant bass | doctor | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | lobby | mysterious | quartal chord | sign | thief | walking

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Amazing Doctor (Meeting)0:21:30 - Dr. Clitterhouse is taken upstairs64 chord | advance plot | chromatic parallelism | conversing | doctor | fragmentation | gangster | leading man | lobby | mysterious | pedal tone | sequence | thief

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Amazing Doctor (Montage)0:33:03 - A news article about the doctorchromatic parallelism | dissonant bass | Gershwinesque | jaunty | journal | montage | montage | newspaper | sequence | sign

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Fur Store0:44:20 - Truck arrives at the United Fur Co.chromatic parallelism | darkness | half-diminished 7th chord | mysterious | pedal tone | store | street | suspenseful | transition | truck

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Night Watchman (Knocked Out)0:45:04 - Watchman knocked out on the floor9th chord | chromatic parallelism | crime | criminal | diminished 7th chord | gangster | guard | mysterious | robbery | stealing | store | thief

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Sneaking0:45:13 - Criminals steal fursascending | carrying | chromatic parallelism | crime | criminal | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | gangster | pedal tone | robbery | sneaking | sneaky | stairs | stealing | store | thief | walking

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Underscoring (Mysterious)0:45:26 - Criminals on the rooftop42 chord | carrying | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | crime | criminal | dissonant bass | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | mysterious | robbery | rooftop | sneaking | sneaky | stairs | stealing | thief | tossing | underscoring | walking | whole-tone

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Amazing Doctor (Comical)0:46:08 - Doctor examines a criminal64 chord | chromatic parallelism | comical | criminal | doctor | examining | fragmentation | gangster | leading man | pedal tone | robbery | rooftop | sequence | thief | underscoring

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Underscoring (Tense)0:47:04 - Doctor talks with the criminalsaugmented major 7th chord | chromatic parallelism | criminal | dissonant bass | doctor | examining | gangster | leading man | ostinato | pc set | robbery | rooftop | tense | thief | underscoring | walking | working

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Arms crossing0:47:10 - Criminal crosses his armsarm | chromatic parallelism | comical | criminal | crossing | diminished 7th chord | gangster | mickey-mousing | robbery | rooftop | thief | wedge

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Amazing Doctor (Giving Orders)0:48:32 - Doctor gives orders to the criminals64 chord | anger | annoyance | chromatic parallelism | commanding | criminal | doctor | fragmentation | gangster | leading man | ordering | pedal tone | robbery | sequence | store | tense | thief

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Rocks (Double Cross)0:48:56 - Rocks thinks of a double-crossantagonist | chromatic parallelism | criminal | diminished 7th chord | doctor | double-cross | dramatic | gangster | leading man | murderer | murdering | plotting | robbery | sinister | store | thief | trapping

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Locked in vault0:49:06 - Dr. Clitterhouse locked in safeanxious | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | criminal | doctor | double-cross | dramatic | gangster | leading man | murderer | murdering | panicking | polychord | pounding | robbery | safe | store | tense | thief | trapping | vault | yelling

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Amazing Doctor (Brass) + The Motor0:51:00 - Dr. Clitterhouse in the safeanxious | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | combination of themes | criminal | dramatic | gangster | knocking | motor | ostinato | panicking | robbery | store | tense | thief

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Torch (Burning)0:51:12 - Butch opens safe with welder's torchanxious | burning | chromatic parallelism | criminal | dramatic | fire | flame | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | hero | rescuing | robbery | sparks | store | tense | thief | torch

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Motor (Rescue)0:52:29 - Dr. Clitterhouse escapes from safeanxious | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | criminal | dramatic | escaping | gangster | hero | motor | ostinato | rescuing | robbery | store | tense | thief

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Poison1:08:46 - Rocks feels the effect of the poisonblur | chromatic parallelism | diminution | doctor | dreaming | drugs | ethereal | gangster | layering | leading lady | leading man | murder | murderer | murdering | murder scene | office | oscillation | ostinato | pc set | poison | poisoning | polychord | stinger | tone cluster

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Rocks struggles and falls1:09:52 - Rocks tries to get up, then collapseschromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | death | doctor | down | drugs | dying | falling | gangster | leading lady | leading man | murder | murderer | murder scene | office | oscillation | poison | rising | split-third chord | struggling | tense | up

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Amazing Doctor (Funebre)1:10:07 - Dr. Clitterhouse talks with Jo9th chord | chromatic parallelism | dark | death | doctor | gangster | leading lady | leading man | murder | murderer | murder scene | office | pleading | realizing | tense

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Amazing Doctor (Murder)1:10:49 - Montage of newspaper headlineschromatic parallelism | corpse | dark | dissonant bass | fingerprints | headlines | investigating | montage | morgue | mortician | murder | newspaper | police | printing press | tense | triadic transformation
Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)The Chase0:04:21 - Cops chase boys through the train yardchase scene | chasing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | diminished 7th chord | dramatic | escaping | half-diminished 7th chord | mickey-mousing | police | polychord | running | street | teenager | whole-tone chord

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)NIF - not in filmchromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | conflict | cut from film | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | evading | following | gangster | leading man | linear chromaticism | setup | shop | street | underscoring | walking

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Pushing forward0:40:26 - Man pulls a gun on the cashieradvancing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | dominant 7th chord | gangster | gun | leading man | mickey-mousing | ominous | pedal tone | pushing | shop

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Tense)0:41:20 - Police car arrivesarriving | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | crowd | dissonant bass | half-diminished 7th chord | rushing | shop | street | tense | underscoring

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Crowd0:41:46 - Hustling crowd chromatic parallelism | conflict | crowd | dissonant bass | rushing | street | tense

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

The Gangster (Elevator Music)0:42:40 - Elevator goes upadvance plot | chromatic parallelism | elevator | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | lawyer | leading man | mickey-mousing | rising | room | tense

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

The Cartoon1:04:49 - Jerry looks at newspaper cartoon of Rocky9th chord | advance plot | cartoon | chromatic parallelism | comical | leading man | priest | reading | room

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:16:29 - Rocky shoots Mac and Frazieragitated | attacking | casino | chaos | chasing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | climbing | conflict | crowd | death | dissonant bass | dramatic | dying | escaping | falling | fighting | gangster | gun | gunshot | half-diminished 7th chord | hurrying | jumping | landing | lawyer | leading man | mickey-mousing | pedal tone | police | rooftop | room | running | sequence | shooting | sneaking | sneaky | street | tone cluster | underscoring

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Mac gets shot1:16:35 - Mac gets shot and diesagitated | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | death | dramatic | dying | falling | gangster | gun | gunshot | lawyer | leading man | mickey-mousing | room | shooting

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Going up a ladder1:17:41 - Rocky climbs up an escape ladderagitated | ascending | chromatic parallelism | climbing | conflict | dramatic | gangster | ladder | leading man | mickey-mousing | pedal tone | sequence | street | up

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:19:00 - Rocky is trapped in a building42 chord | agitated | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | dissonant bass | dramatic | escaping | fleeing | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | major 7th chord | police | running | sequence | stairwell | tone cluster | underscoring

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Going up stairs1:19:27 - Rocky runs up the stairsagitated | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | dissonant bass | dramatic | gangster | leading man | major 7th chord | mickey-mousing | running | sequence | stairs | stairwell | up

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Tear Gas1:19:48 - Tear gas spreads throughout the roomagitated | breaking | breaking | breathing | building | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | dissonant bass | dramatic | gangster | gun | gunshot | hurrying | leading man | mickey-mousing | pedal tone | police | quartal chord | running | shooting | smoke | street | tear gas | throwing | window

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Machine Gun1:20:24 - Policeman shoots at Rocky with machine gunagitated | building | chromatic parallelism | conflict | death | dramatic | falling | gangster | gun | gunshot | hiding | leading man | police | polychord | shooting | street | underscoring

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Jerry + Tear Gas1:21:14 - Rocky staggers through tear gas and Jerry arrivesagitated | arriving | building | chromatic parallelism | combination of themes | conflict | dissonant bass | dramatic | gangster | heroic | hurrying | leading man | mickey-mousing | priest | quartal chord | smoke | staggering | street | tear gas

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Tear Gas (Desperate)1:21:40 - Rocky tries to hold off the copsagitated | building | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | dissonant bass | dramatic | gangster | gun | gunshot | leading man | mickey-mousing | pedal tone | police | priest | quartal chord | shooting | smoke | staggering | street | tear gas

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

The Gangster (Triste)1:23:57 - Rocky uses Jerry as a hostage9th chord | building | chromatic parallelism | conflict | coughing | dark | double-cross | foreign key modulation | fragmentation | gangster | hostage | leading man | linear chromaticism | major 7th chord | menacing | polychord | priest | smoke | somber | street | tear gas | walking

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:31:44 - Rocky punches a guardagitated | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | climax | fighting | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | police | priest | prison | punching | tense | underscoring
Are These Our Children? (1931)Dreams (Coney Island)NIF - not in filmchromatic mediant | chromatic parallelism | cut from film | foreign key modulation | joyful

Are These Our Children? (1931)

Dreams (Washroom Sequence)0:24:25 - Eddie talks with his friendsadvance plot | chromatic parallelism | common-tone diminished 7th | conversing | dance hall | friend | leading man | score to source | somber | source music | transcribed by ear

Are These Our Children? (1931)

Dreams (Washroom Sequence Coda)NIF - not in filmchromatic parallelism | cut from film

Are These Our Children? (1931)

Dreams (Allegro)1:15:33 - Newspaper headlinesaugmented triad | chromatic parallelism | double exposure | dramatic | fanfare | frantic | headline | montage | mother | newspaper | ostinato | spinning | tense | whole-tone chord | whole-tone scale

Are These Our Children? (1931)

Dreams (Meno)NIF - not in filmadded-note chord | chromatic parallelism | common-tone dominant 7th | cut from film | half-diminished 7th chord | peaceful
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)Chromatic Fall0:00:58 - Max Steiner's name42 chord | cast list | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | dramatic | opening title sequence | pedal tone

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Underscoring (Comical)0:02:20 - Mortimer hides from the reporterschromatic parallelism | chromatic wedge | comical | disguise | establish character | hiding | leading lady | leading man | looking | marriage | office | reporter | underscoring | whole-tone chord

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Wind blowing0:13:48 - Wind blows the curtains at the windowadvance plot | aunt | blowing | chromatic parallelism | leading lady | looking | mysterious | room | wind | wind effect

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Scar (Face)0:42:29 - Jonathan talks about his scaraugmented triad | aunt | brother | chromatic parallelism | conversing | crazy person | criminal | doctor | establish character | fragmentation | leading lady | leading man | murderer | mysterious | pc set | polychord | room | scar | tense

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Home Sweet Home (Tranquillo)0:43:40 - Jonathan sits downaugmented triad | aunt | brother | calm | chromatic parallelism | conversing | crazy person | criminal | direct modulation | distortion | doctor | establish character | familiar tune | leading lady | leading man | murderer | pedal tone | room

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Wind blowing 20:52:32 - The aunts walk to the windowadvance plot | aunt | blowing | chromatic parallelism | crazy person | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | looking | murderer | mysterious | room | wind | wind effect | window

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Molto Agitato1:29:57 - Jonathan ties Mortimer to a chair9th chord | brother | captive | chromatic parallelism | conflict | crazy person | diminished 7th chord | doctor | dramatic | fear | gagging | leading man | mickey-mousing | murderer | room | stinger | tying | victim

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Knives1:31:05 - Mortimer looks at the knivesacceleration | brother | captive | chromatic parallelism | close-up | conflict | crazy person | diminution | doctor | fear | layering | leading man | murderer | ominous | oscillation | ostinato | pc set | polychord | room | tense | tone cluster | torturing | victim

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Panic1:31:48 - Einstein agrees to do the torturealcohol | brother | captive | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | crazy person | doctor | dramatic | fear | leading man | murderer | oscillation | panicked | panicking | polychord | room | sequence | split-third chord | tense | torturing | victim
The Big Sleep (1946)Flirtation0:01:42 - Carmen flirts with Marlowechromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | comical | daughter | establish character | femme fatale | flirting | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | private eye | room

The Big Sleep (1946)

Running0:20:06 - Carmen runs to Geiger's housechromatic parallelism | dissonant bass | femme fatale | investigation scene | mysterious | rain | running | street | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

Action0:21:04 - Marlowe runs to the houseaction scene | antagonist | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | chromatic wedge | diminished 7th chord | dramatic | hurrying | leading man | pc set | private eye | running | street | tense | underscoring

The Big Sleep (1946)

Running down0:21:13 - Feet running down the stairsaction scene | antagonist | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | descending | dramatic | half-diminished 7th chord | hurrying | mickey-mousing | running | street | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Thinking)0:24:26 - Marlowe tries to solve the mysteryadded-note chord | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | clue | investigating | investigation scene | leading man | mysterious | private eye | room | secret code | thinking

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Risoluto)0:24:39 - Marlowe searches for cluesadded-note chord | chromatic parallelism | fragmentation | investigating | investigation scene | leading man | private eye | resolved | room | searching

The Big Sleep (1946)

Girl Driver0:39:53 - Marlowe pays the lady cab driverbluesy | chromatic parallelism | chromatic sequence | flirting | investigation scene | leading man | love interest | private eye | seductive | street

The Big Sleep (1946)

Running0:47:40 - Vivian enters the apartment buildingchromatic parallelism | dissonant bass | hurrying | investigating | investigation scene | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | private eye | street | tense | walking

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Mysterious)0:48:15 - Marlowe talks to Joe Brodyblackmailer | chromatic parallelism | conversing | criminal | gun | investigation scene | leading man | mysterious | private eye | room | suspect | underscoring

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Tense)0:51:31 - Joe reacts to the doorbell ringingblackmailer | chromatic parallelism | conflict | conversing | criminal | doorbell | gun | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | pc set | private eye | room | suspect | tense | tone cluster | underscoring | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:52:02 - Marlowe pushes Agnesblackmailer | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | criminal | diminished 7th chord | dramatic | falling | femme fatale | gun | leading lady | leading man | private eye | room | suspect | tense | tripping | underscoring

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)

Down the Stairs + The Chase + Marlowe (Action)0:56:39 - Marlowe chases the killerassassin | chase scene | chasing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | descending | dissonant bass | dramatic | gun | gunshot | heroic | layering | leading man | murderer | private eye | room | running | stairs | tense

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)

Questions1:16:16 - Marlowe and Vivian argueangry | car | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conversing | leading lady | leading man | love interest | love scene | private eye | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Tense)1:16:43 - Marlowe and Vivian argueaccusing | car | chromatic parallelism | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | leading man | love interest | love scene | pedal tone | private eye | tense | underscoring

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Tense)NIF - not in filmadvance plot | chromatic parallelism | conversing | cut from film | diminished 7th chord | femme fatale | leading man | oscillation | private eye | room | tritone | underscoring | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Major)NIF - not in filmadvance plot | chromatic parallelism | conversing | cut from film | femme fatale | leading man | mode mixture | pc set | private eye | room

The Big Sleep (1946)

Bites handNIF - not in filmadvance plot | biting | chromatic parallelism | cut from film | femme fatale | leading man | mickey-mousing | pc set | private eye | room | stinger

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Thinking)1:20:49 - Marlowe sits in a diner11th chord | added-note chord | advance plot | café | chromatic parallelism | fragmentation | leading man | mysterious | private eye | tense | thinking

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Mysterious)1:21:57 - Marlowe speaks with Vivian on the phoneadvance plot | café | chromatic parallelism | conversing | leading lady | leading man | linear chromaticism | love interest | mysterious | phone call | private eye | stinger | tense | underscoring

The Big Sleep (1946)

Jones1:23:24 - Jones entersadvance plot | chromatic parallelism | leading man | mysterious | parallelism | pedal tone | private eye | street | tense | walking

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Beaten)1:23:35 - Jones helps Marlowe upadvance plot | chromatic parallelism | dazed | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | lifting | mickey-mousing | pain | private eye | rising | street | whole-tone chord | whole-tone scale

The Big Sleep (1946)

Jones (Eavesdropping)1:27:22 - Marlowe hears Jones talking to someonechromatic parallelism | eavesdropping | hallway | investigation scene | leading man | mysterious | parallelism | pedal tone | private eye | sneaking | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

Jones falls1:29:50 - Jones falls and dieschromatic parallelism | death | death scene | dying | falling | leading man | major 7th chord | mickey-mousing | murder | mysterious | pc set | poison | private eye | room | victim | violent

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)

Jones (Dolce)1:31:04 - Marlowe sits down on the couchchromatic parallelism | death | death scene | leading man | mourning | parallelism | pedal tone | private eye | room | somber | victim

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

The Big Sleep (1946)

Questions1:40:44 - Vivian tries to free Marlowecaptive | chromatic parallelism | freeing | leading lady | leading man | love interest | love scene | private eye | room | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

Canino's Death1:43:22 - Canino is shotaction scene | chromatic parallelism | criminal | death | dramatic | dying | falling | gun | gunshot | hostage | leading lady | leading man | love interest | mirroring | outside | pc set | private eye | retrograde | stumbling | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Tense)1:43:35 - Marlowe gets the keys to the handcuffsaction scene | chromatic parallelism | criminal | death | escaping | gun | hostage | leading lady | leading man | love interest | outside | pc set | private eye | tense | underscoring | whole-tone | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Driving 2 + Vivian1:44:16 - Vivian tells Marlowe she loves him9th chord | 13th chord | car | chromatic parallelism | conversing | driving | leading lady | leading man | love | love interest | love scene | ostinato | private eye | romantic | suspension | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

Driving 2 + Vivian1:45:21 - Marlowe tells Vivian he loves her9th chord | 13th chord | arriving | car | chromatic parallelism | conversing | driving | leading lady | leading man | love | love interest | love scene | ostinato | private eye | romantic | suspension | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

Vivian1:52:48 - Marlowe talks to Vivian9th chord | 13th chord | chromatic parallelism | conversing | leading lady | leading man | love | love interest | Neapolitan | private eye | resolution | romantic | room

The Big Sleep (1946)

Vivian (Expressivo)1:53:20 - Marlowe pulls Vivian close9th chord | 13th chord | chromatic parallelism | conversing | foreign key modulation | leading lady | leading man | love | love interest | private eye | resolution | romantic | room | suspension
City for Conquest (1940)Tone Poem B + Train0:01:19 - Sign for the Williamsburg Bridge9th chord | added-note chord | bridge | busy | chromatic parallelism | city | combination of themes | countermelody | hurried | Mixolydian mode | old man | police | train | transition | traveling

City for Conquest (1940)

Sidewalks of New York (Soliloquy)0:01:33 - A cop tells a man to keep moving9th chord | 13th chord | bridge | chromatic parallelism | city | conversing | establish place | establish setting | old man | police | soliloquy | uneasy

City for Conquest (1940)

Sidewalks of New York (Montage)0:02:18 - A montage of New York City scenesadded-note chord | boat | bridge | car | chromatic parallelism | city | conversing | Dutch angle | establish setting | excited | fragmentation | montage | old man | panning shot | police | pump-up modulation | soliloquy | train

City for Conquest (1940)

Sidewalks of New York (Soliloquy)0:02:50 - Old-timer talks with cop9th chord | 13th chord | arguing | bluesy | bridge | chromatic parallelism | city | establish setting | old man | police | sentimental | soliloquy

City for Conquest (1940)

Sidewalks of New York (Cop Grabs Bum)0:03:06 - Cop pushes old-timer9th chord | arguing | bridge | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | city | comical | establish setting | mickey-mousing | old man | police | pushing | rushing | tense

City for Conquest (1940)

Sidewalks of New York (Soliloquy 2)0:05:44 - Old-timer talks to a stone carver9th chord | 13th chord | bluesy | child | chromatic parallelism | conversing | establish character | fragmentation | love | old man | romantic | sentimental | soliloquy | street | worker

City for Conquest (1940)

Tone Poem A (Very Broad)0:12:16 - Eddie plays the piano13th chord | brother | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | composer | conversing | describing | dissonant bass | establish character | explaining | leading man | musician | name of film | pentatonic | piano | playing | romantic | room | source music | transcribed by ear

City for Conquest (1940)

Tone Poem A (Unattainable Stars)0:12:37 - Eddie plays the pianobrother | chromatic parallelism | composer | conversing | describing | establish character | explaining | leading man | musician | piano | playing | romantic | room | somber | source music | transcribed by ear

City for Conquest (1940)

Shadow Waltz (Ethereal)0:24:48 - Peggy peeks out of her dooradded-note chord | advance plot | arriving | chromatic parallelism | chromatic wedge | common-tone diminished 7th | entering | gentle | leading lady | mysterious | parallelism | room | sneaking | source to score

City for Conquest (1940)

Tone Poem A (Dolce)0:30:28 - Peggy talks to Danny9th chord | 11th chord | arguing | chromatic parallelism | common-chord modulation | conversing | flirting | gentle | leading lady | leading man | love scene | playful | room | shaving

City for Conquest (1940)

Galop0:31:21 - Montage at an amusement parkamusement park | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | double exposure | excited | linear chromaticism | montage | neon light

City for Conquest (1940)

Peggy runs0:47:31 - Peggy runs down the stairsboxer | chromatic parallelism | chromatic sequence | dancer | descending | leading lady | leading man | love scene | mickey-mousing | running | source and scoring overlap | street | tense

City for Conquest (1940)

Mysterioso1:13:36 - Googi leaves augmented triad | chromatic parallelism | criminal | gangster | leaving | locker room | manager | murder scene | mysterious | parallelism | whole-tone

City for Conquest (1940)

Underscoring (Tense)1:14:48 - Googi threatens Cobbcar | car | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | criminal | dissonant bass | driving | gangster | manager | murder | murderer | murder scene | ominous | tense | threatening

City for Conquest (1940)

Slap1:14:53 - Googi slaps Cobbcar | car | chromatic parallelism | criminal | gangster | manager | mickey-mousing | murder | murderer | murder scene | ominous | pc set | slapping | tense

City for Conquest (1940)

Googi (Molto Mysterioso e Screwyoso)1:15:19 - Cobb sees the guncar | chromatic parallelism | conversing | corpse | criminal | disposing | dissonant bass | dock | fragmentation | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | manager | murderer | murder scene | ominous | ostinato | tense | tritone oscillation | working

City for Conquest (1940)

Googi dies1:15:34 - Googi is shotchromatic parallelism | criminal | dock | dying | falling | gangster | gun | gunshot | half-diminished 7th chord | manager | mickey-mousing | murderer | murdering | murder scene | ominous | shooting | slumping | tense

City for Conquest (1940)

Tone Poem Introduction1:32:01 - Orchestra playing in a concert hall9th chord | audience | bold | Carnegie Hall | chromatic parallelism | common-tone dominant 7th | concert | concert hall | concert scene | conducting | conductor | dissonant bass | dominant 7th chord | double exposure | Dutch angle | Gershwinesque | listening | musician | on-screen music | orchestra | playing | radio | score to source | source music | watching

City for Conquest (1940)

Tone Poem Introduction (Abbreviated)1:34:01 - Orchestra playing9th chord | audience | bold | Carnegie Hall | chromatic parallelism | concert | concert hall | concert scene | conducting | conductor | dissonant bass | double exposure | Dutch angle | Gershwinesque | listening | musician | on-screen music | orchestra | playing | radio | source music | watching

City for Conquest (1940)

Tone Poem Transition 3NIF - not in filmacceleration | bold | chromatic parallelism | chromatic sequence | concert scene | cut from film | diminution | dominant 7th chord | exciting | foreign key modulation | fragmentation | polyrhythm

City for Conquest (1940)

Tone Poem A (Very Broad)1:34:24 - Peggy reacts to the music9th chord | 13th chord | audience | bold | Carnegie Hall | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | concert | concert hall | concert scene | conducting | conductor | deceptive resolution | dissonant bass | dramatic | Gershwinesque | leading lady | leading man | listening | musician | newspaper | newspaper stand | on-screen music | orchestra | playing | radio | romantic | source music | street | watching | zoom out

City for Conquest (1940)

Tone Poem A (Lento)1:35:02 - Orchestra playing9th chord | audience | Carnegie Hall | chromatic parallelism | chromatic sequence | concert | concert hall | concert scene | conducting | conductor | crying | leading lady | linear chromaticism | listening | musician | on-screen music | orchestra | playing | polychord | romantic | somber | source music | tender | watching

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)

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)Sue (Quasi Blues)0:11:08 - Sue talks to Frankiebluesy | chromatic parallelism | common-chord modulation | conversing | crying | establish character | foreign key modulation | Gershwinesque | heroine | leading lady | room | somber

Crime School (1938)

Sue (Minor)0:20:38 - Judge sentences boys to the reformatoryaugmented sixth chord | chromatic parallelism | courthouse | crying | dissonant bass | gang | heroine | judge | leading lady | leading man | sister | somber | stinger | teenager | trial

Crime School (1938)

The Patrol Wagon0:21:41 - Boys get loaded into the patrol wagon car | chromatic parallelism | cut from film | dissonant bass | pedal tone | police car | traveling

Crime School (1938)

The Warden0:23:15 - Warden stands up to face the boysantagonist | arguing | augmented triad | authority | chromatic parallelism | establish character | falling | gang | lightning | ominous | police | reformatory | slapping | stinger | teenager | warden | whole-tone chord

Crime School (1938)

The Warden (Quasi Mysterioso)0:27:46 - Warden approaches Frankie with a whipchromatic parallelism | develop character | reformatory | rising | standing | teenager | tense | threatening | warden | whip

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:28:01 - Frankie escapes from the warden's office9th chord | chromatic parallelism | dramatic | escape | escaping | half-diminished 7th chord | hiding | mickey-mousing | ostinato | reformatory | running | teenager | tense | throwing | tone cluster | warden | whole-tone scale

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Tense)0:28:21 - Boys wonder about the alarmalarm | chromatic parallelism | chromatic wedge | dissonant bass | escape | gang | pc set | reformatory | teenager | tense | whistle | wondering

Crime School (1938)

Searchlights0:28:27 - Boys wonder about the searchlightchromatic parallelism | escape | gang | mickey-mousing | reformatory | searchlight | teenager | tense | wondering

Crime School (1938)

Escaping0:28:32 - Frankie runs and hideschromatic parallelism | chromatic wedge | dissonant bass | dramatic | escape | escaping | hiding | mickey-mousing | police | reformatory | running | sequence | sneaking | teenager | tense | tone cluster

Crime School (1938)

Searchlights (Sneaking)0:28:47 - Frankie hides from the searchlightchromatic parallelism | dramatic | escape | escaping | hiding | jumping | mickey-mousing | police | reformatory | running | searchlight | sneaking | teenager | tense

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:29:09 - Frankie hides then runsbarbed wire fence | battle call | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | diminished 7th chord | dramatic | escape | escaping | gang | hiding | jumping | mickey-mousing | reformatory | running | teenager | tense

Crime School (1938)

Sue (Barbed Wire)0:29:18 - Frankie gets caught on barbed wireanguished | barbed wire fence | battle call | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | climbing | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | dramatic | escape | half-diminished 7th chord | pain | pc set | reformatory | struggling | teenager | tense

Crime School (1938)

The Warden (The Guards)0:29:34 - Warden's guards run to catch Frankie64 chord | anguished | barbed wire fence | battle call | capturing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | dragging | dramatic | escape | falling | pc set | police | reformatory | running | sequence | teenager | tense | warden

Crime School (1938)

Dragging0:29:51 - Warden's guards drag Frankie through the rainaccented dissonance | anguished | capturing | chromatic parallelism | dissonant bass | dragging | dramatic | escape | kicking | mickey-mousing | police | reformatory | splashing | teenager | tense | warden

Crime School (1938)

Window closing0:30:05 - Boys close their windowchromatic parallelism | closing | escape | gang | mickey-mousing | reformatory | somber | teenager | whole-tone scale | window

Crime School (1938)

Spots0:49:20 - Squirt has spots on his pajamas9th chord | chromatic parallelism | comedy | comical | conversing | gang | hero | leading man | mickey-mousing | paint | reformatory | spots | teenager | tense

Crime School (1938)

Unveiling the statue0:49:31 - Mark takes the veil off of the statue64 chord | chromatic parallelism | chromatic wedge | comedy | gang | hero | leading man | mickey-mousing | reformatory | teenager | tense | uncovering | unveiling

Crime School (1938)

The Boiler Room0:54:27 - Boys talk about stoking the boileraction scene | auctioning | boiler room | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | dissonant bass | fanfare | gang | heroic | reformatory | teenager | working

Crime School (1938)

Kids running down0:56:17 - Kids run down stairsaction scene | chromatic parallelism | down | dramatic | mickey-mousing | polychord | quartal chord | reformatory | running | stairs | teenager

Crime School (1938)

Running around0:56:37 - Boys run out of the buildingaction scene | chromatic parallelism | gang | linear chromaticism | mickey-mousing | reformatory | running | rushing | teenager | tense | worker

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

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:06:55 - Frankie hits Spikeadvance plot | anger | arguing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic wedge | dramatic | reformatory | teenager | underscoring

Crime School (1938)

Sue (Troubled)1:07:37 - Frankie is troubled about his sisteradvance plot | chromatic parallelism | chromatic sequence | conversing | gang | reformatory | teenager | thinking | troubled | worried

Crime School (1938)

Sue (Prison Moods)1:08:48 - Boys talk to Frankie about his sisteradvance plot | chromatic parallelism | dissonant | dissonant bass | distortion | gang | minor second | mysterious | plotting | reformatory | teenager | tense | tone cluster

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Tense)1:09:46 - Boys talk to Frankieadvance plot | chromatic parallelism | gang | gun | keys | mickey-mousing | mysterious | ominous | pc set | plotting | reformatory | teenager | tense | underscoring

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:11:24 - Boys plot their escape9th chord | arguing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | dramatic | escape | gang | plotting | reformatory | teenager | underscoring

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Tense)1:12:21 - Cooper talks with the wardenchromatic parallelism | escape | half-diminished 7th chord | phone call | plotting | police | reformatory | telephone | tense | warden

Crime School (1938)

Resolution1:22:31 - Sue enters the room 42 chord | antagonist | calm | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | comical | conversing | hero | leading man | reformatory | resolution | resolution | tense | tritone

Crime School (1938)

Sue (Allegretto)1:24:18 - Boys talk about Sue9th chord | chromatic parallelism | conversing | courthouse | fragmentation | gang | optimistic | resolution | sequence | teenager

Crime School (1938)

Sue (End Credits)1:24:49 - Cast listadded-note chord | bluesy | chromatic parallelism | closing credits | end title sequence | Gershwinesque | mode mixture | not by Steiner | upbeat
They Made Me a Criminal (1939)Transition0:00:07 - Starring listadded-note chord | chromatic parallelism | dissonant bass | dramatic | main title | opening title sequence | pedal tone | starring list | tense | title of film

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:56:17 - Johnnie sees his picture in the paperangry | arguing | chromatic parallelism | dissonant bass | dramatic | fighting | half-diminished 7th chord | hero | leading man | mickey-mousing | photograph | ranch | teenager | tense | turning point | underscoring
Dust Be My Destiny (1939)Dust Be My Destiny (Injustice)0:02:29 - Joe reacts to the warden9th chord | 64 chord | agitated | chromatic parallelism | conversing | dramatic | establish character | injustice | leading man | prison | prisoner | warden

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Charlie (Extended)0:11:41 - Charlie talks to inmateschromatic parallelism | dark | drunk | establish character | leading man | prison | prisoner | sequence | slapping | stinger | warden

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Comedy fall0:13:08 - Joe falls over while milking the cowbarn | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | comical | falling | leading lady | leading man | lovers meet | mickey-mousing | prisoner

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Underscoring (Humorous)0:13:13 - Joe talks to the cowbarn | chromatic parallelism | comical | conversing | cow | diminished triad | dissonant bass | leading man | lovers meet | prisoner | underscoring

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Joe fights cow0:13:56 - Joe fights cow (off-screen)augmented triad | barn | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | comical | cow | diminished 7th chord | fighting | leading lady | leading man | lovers meet | mickey-mousing | prisoner

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Laughing)0:14:07 - Mabel laughs at Joebarn | chromatic parallelism | comical | diminished 7th chord | laughing | leading lady | leading man | lovers meet | prisoner

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Laughing0:14:10 - Mabel laughs at Joebarn | chromatic parallelism | comical | diminished 7th chord | laughing | leading lady | leading man | lovers meet | mickey-mousing | prisoner

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Fight)0:25:41 - Charlie and Joe fight42 chord | barn | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | conflict | dramatic | fighting | leading lady | leading man | linear chromaticism | mickey-mousing | octatonic scale | punching | villain | warden | whole-tone scale

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Running Up and Down)0:30:12 - Man runs up the courthouse steps64 chord | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | courthouse | down | frantic | leading lady | leading man | love scene | mickey-mousing | mode mixture | producer | running | stairs | street | up

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Here Comes the Bride (Triple)0:30:31 - Man talks to Joe and Mabel9th chord | 64 chord | chromatic parallelism | courthouse | familiar tune | leading lady | leading man | love scene | marriage | producer | pump-up modulation | romantic | sequence | street

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Agitato Risoluto0:35:11 - Joe and Mabel hide under the stairsagitated | alley | chromatic parallelism | concerned | danger | escape | hiding | leading lady | leading man | pedal tone | runaway | street

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Injustice)0:35:25 - Joe and Mabel talk in the alley9th chord | alley | chromatic parallelism | escape | fearful | leading lady | leading man | runaway | street

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Weary)0:37:38 - They rest by the side of the roadchromatic parallelism | conflict | leading lady | leading man | resting | runaway | street | tired

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Sordini)0:48:21 - Joe talks to the jailerchromatic parallelism | jail | jail break | leading man | major triad | mysterious | pedal tone | tense | warden

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (The Escape)0:50:26 - Joe and Mabel leave the jail64 chord | chromatic parallelism | dark | escaping | foreign key modulation | friend | hopeful | jail | jail break | leading lady | leading man | shopkeeper

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Sehr Ominous)0:56:14 - Joe walks towards the shop9th chord | chromatic parallelism | crime scene | criminal | leading man | mysterious | sequence | shop | shopkeeper | street | walking

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:59:15 - A bank alarm sounds42 chord | 64 chord | action scene | bank | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | crowd | dramatic | leading man | photographer | robbery | shopkeeper | street | tone cluster | underscoring

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Buzzing1:01:05 - Men working in the dark room64 chord | action scene | added-note chord | buzzy | chromatic parallelism | dark room | enharmonic modulation | exciting | foreign key modulation | leading man | mode mixture | Neapolitan | newspaper | newspaper editor | parallelism | photographer | photography | pump-up modulation | Rimsky-Korsakov | working

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Mysterioso)1:05:26 - Joe talks to Mikeadvance plot | chromatic parallelism | chromatic sequence | dark | leading man | linear chromaticism | newspaper editor | office | ominous | somber

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Underscoring (Tense)1:09:28 - Mike is confronted by gangstersbribe | chromatic parallelism | conflict | gangster | linear chromaticism | newspaper editor | street | tense | underscoring

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Gangsters walk1:10:26 - The gangsters walk to their carchromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | conflict | gangster | mickey-mousing | newspaper editor | street | tense | walking

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:10:32 - Joe runs after the caraugmented triad | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | dramatic | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | hero | leading man | mickey-mousing | newspaper editor | running | street

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Brave)1:10:38 - Joe jumps onto the caraction scene | augmented triad | car | chromatic parallelism | dramatic | fighting | gangster | hero | leading man | newspaper editor | street | whole-tone chord

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Appassionatissimo)1:13:14 - Joe makes a run for itchromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | climax | conflict | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | escaping | hospital | intervallic expansion | leading lady | leading man | runaway | sequence | tense

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Religioso)1:22:41 - Mabel testifies for Joe11th chord | chromatic parallelism | common-tone diminished 7th | courtroom | crowd | diminished 7th chord | gentle | judge | jury | leading lady | leading man | loving | mode mixture | parallel double period | plagal cadence | sincere | suspect | tender | trial
Each Dawn I Die (1939)Confusion0:05:43 - Frank sits confused in car after crashaccusing | car | car crash | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | confused | crowd | dissonant bass | fire | glass | half-diminished 7th chord | hero | injury | leading man | reporter | running | street | yelling

Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Montage0:22:54 - Montage showing the passing of timechromatic parallelism | clock | dramatic | linear chromaticism | mickey-mousing | montage | montage | prison | prisoner | tense | waiting | whole-tone chord

Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Headlines0:41:50 - Newspaper headline is shown9th chord | chromatic parallelism | dark | fanfare | headline | montage | montage | newspaper | pedal tone

Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Calendar Pages0:59:53 - Pages falling from a calendarcalendar | chromatic parallelism | diminished 7th chord | falling | leading man | mickey-mousing | montage | montage | mysterious | prisoner | sequence

Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Newspaper Fanfare (Extended)1:03:36 - Newspaper headline is shownchromatic parallelism | fanfare | headline | justice | mickey-mousing | montage | montage | noble | zooming
Flamingo Road (1949)Underscoring (Lyrical)NIF - not in filmchromatic parallelism | 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 (Timidly)NIF - not in filmchromatic parallelism | conversing | cut from film | cut from film | leading lady | leading man | lovers meet | police | room | source to score

Flamingo Road (1949)

Lane (Sentimentale)NIF - not in film9th chord | chromatic parallelism | conversing | cut from film | cut from film | falling in love scene | leading lady | leading man | police

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus 20:18:16 - A newspaper headlinechromatic parallelism | dark | headline | newspaper | politician | porch | self-borrowing | sheriff | throwing | transition | tritone

Flamingo Road (1949)

Lane (Not in Film 2)NIF - not in film9th chord | advance plot | chromatic parallelism | conversing | cut from film | cut from film | leading lady | newspaper editor | office | whole-tone chord

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus 2 (Not in Film)NIF - not in filmadvance plot | chromatic parallelism | conversing | cut from film | cut from film | leading lady | newspaper editor | office | self-borrowing

Flamingo Road (1949)

Agitato0:39:09 - Lane storms off angrilyagitated | angry | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | conflict | hurrying | leading lady | self-borrowing | sheriff | street | walking

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus 2 (Walking)0:39:17 - Lane storms off angrilyagitated | angry | chromatic parallelism | conflict | diminished 7th chord | hurrying | leading lady | mickey-mousing | self-borrowing | sheriff | street | walking

Flamingo Road (1949)

Agitato (Angry)0:45:50 - Dan argues with Titusadvance plot | anger | angry | arguing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | club | leading lady | politician | polychord | self-borrowing | sheriff | smashing | stinger | waitress

Flamingo Road (1949)

Drinking whiskey0:49:50 - Dan drinkschromatic parallelism | comical | distressed | drinking | leading lady | leading man | love interest | lovers meet | mickey-mousing | politician | quintal chord | room

Flamingo Road (1949)

Lane (Chromatic)0:50:24 - Lane ties Dan's tie9th chord | chromatic parallelism | conversing | dark | gentle | leading lady | leading man | love interest | lovers meet | politician | room

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus 2 (Agitato)0:50:41 - Lane ties Dan's tiechromatic parallelism | conversing | leading lady | leading man | love interest | lovers meet | mysterious | politician | room | self-borrowing

Flamingo Road (1949)

Indigestion0:50:48 - Lane complains of a hangoverchromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | comical | distressed | grumbling | leading lady | leading man | love interest | lovers meet | politician | room

Flamingo Road (1949)

If I Could Be With You (Misterioso)0:51:15 - Lane asks Dan about Fieldchromatic parallelism | conversing | diminished 7th chord | leading lady | leading man | love interest | lovers meet | politician | room | uneasy

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus 2 (Threatening)1:04:45 - Titus threatens Laneadvance plot | chromatic parallelism | leading lady | room | self-borrowing | sheriff | threatening | threatening

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus 2 (Slowly)1:06:43 - Dan talks to Lane about Titusadvance plot | chromatic parallelism | leading lady | leading man | lying | room | self-borrowing | tense

Flamingo Road (1949)

Agitato (Angry)1:09:25 - Titus leavesadvance plot | agitated | angry | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | leading man | leaving | politician | polychord | sheriff | street | tense

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus + Titus 21:09:43 - Titus bullies Fieldadvance plot | bullying | chromatic parallelism | combination of themes | commanding | dark | leading man | ominous | ostinato | politician | self-borrowing | sheriff | street

Flamingo Road (1949)

The Sheriff1:12:01 - Titus stands and walksarguing | bullying | chromatic parallelism | conflict | dark | leading man | mickey-mousing | ominous | politician | room | self-borrowing | sheriff | standing

Flamingo Road (1949)

Anger1:12:20 - Titus and Field face offangry | arguing | bullying | chromatic parallelism | chromatic wedge | conflict | leading man | pc set | politician | room | self-borrowing | sheriff | tense

Flamingo Road (1949)

Rising Anger1:12:26 - Titus throws open the doorangry | arguing | bullying | chromatic parallelism | conflict | diminished 7th chord | leading man | politician | room | self-borrowing | sheriff

Flamingo Road (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:12:32 - Titus throws Field out the dooraugmented triad | bullying | chromatic parallelism | conflict | dark | dramatic | leading man | politician | polychord | pushing | room | sheriff | throwing | underscoring

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus 2 (Buzzer)1:13:16 - Titus arrivesarriving | chromatic parallelism | dark | entering | leading lady | maid | ominous | politician | room | self-borrowing | sheriff | transition

Flamingo Road (1949)

Appassionato1:19:10 - Dan argues with Lanearguing | chromatic parallelism | conflict | diminished 7th chord | harmonic sequence | husband | leading lady | leading man | passionate | politician | room | wife | yearning

Flamingo Road (1949)

Underscoring (Somber)1:22:33 - Field stumbles through the housechromatic parallelism | conversing | death scene | drunk | drunk | leading lady | leading man | love interest | room | somber | underscoring

Flamingo Road (1949)

If I Could Be With You (Drunk)1:22:58 - Field and Lane talk about their past lovearguing | chromatic parallelism | death scene | diminished 7th chord | drunk | leading lady | leading man | love interest | room | somber

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 (Maestoso)1:26:31 - Dan reads a telegram about Field's deathadvance plot | chromatic parallelism | diminished 7th chord | lawyer | leading man | linear chromaticism | politician | reading | suicide | telegram | tragic | train | violent

Flamingo Road (1949)

Mob1:28:20 - A mob forms outside of Lane's homeadvance plot | angry | anxious | augmented triad | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | friend | leading lady | minor-major 7th chord | mob | mobbing | ostinato | polyrhythm | room | tense | whole-tone chord

Flamingo Road (1949)

Agitato (Angry)1:29:00 - Lane goes to confront Titusadvance plot | angry | car | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | dramatic | driving | leading lady | polychord | source and scoring overlap | tense

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus 2 (Ominous)1:30:55 - Titus pretends to make a phone callcalling | chromatic parallelism | climax | club | dark | deceiving | gun | leading lady | mysterious | self-borrowing | sheriff | telephone

Flamingo Road (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:31:15 - Titus attacks Laneattacking | breaking | chromatic parallelism | climax | club | dramatic | dropping | gun | leading lady | linear chromaticism | oscillation | sheriff | staggering | stinger | telephone | tense | throwing | underscoring

Flamingo Road (1949)

Breaking door1:31:19 - Titus throws the phone at Lanechromatic parallelism | climax | club | dramatic | gun | leading lady | mickey-mousing | sheriff | telephone | throwing

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus (Climax)1:31:43 - Lane struggles with Tituschromatic parallelism | chromatic wedge | climax | club | dramatic | fighting | gun | gunshot | leading lady | major 7th chord | self-borrowing | sequence | sheriff | struggling | tense

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
Her Kind of Man (1946)Underscoring (Tense [Steiner])1:12:07 - Steve talks to Candyadvance plot | arguing | chromatic parallelism | conversing | criminal | gambler | henchman | leading man | murderer | pedal tone | slapping | tense | underscoring | warehouse

Her Kind of Man (1946)

Speeding1:14:21 - Policeman drivingcar | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | climax | dramatic | driving | hurrying | leading lady | leading man | omnibus progression | police | reporter | rushing | singer | tense | wife | yelling

Her Kind of Man (1946)

Speeding1:16:29 - Candy tries to run awayarriving | capturing | car | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | climax | criminal | double-cross | dramatic | gambler | henchman | leading man | murder | murderer | omnibus progression | police | reporter | revenge | running | street | tense
I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)Communist0:00:09 - Title of filmbold | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | dark | dramatic | half-diminished 7th chord | hallway | march | opening title sequence | oscillation | parallelism | stranger | title of film | tritone oscillation | zoom in

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Communist (Alternate)NIF - not in filmalternate music | cast list | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | half-diminished 7th chord | opening title sequence | oscillation | parallelism | starring list | title of film | tritone oscillation | zoom in

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Communist (Pittsburgh)0:03:38 - Aerial view of Pittsburghaugmented triad | bridge | busy | chromatic parallelism | city | establish setting | factory | frantic | machinery effect | oscillation | ostinato | panning shot | sequential modulation | tense | tone cluster | train | voice-over | whistle

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:24:58 - Matt reactschromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | departing | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | dramatic | insult | leading man | neighbor | reacting | room | stinger | transition | undercover agent

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Agitato Molto Misterioso0:38:32 - Matt notices that he has lost his letteradvance plot | chromatic parallelism | leading man | letter | mysterious | ostinato | pc set | polychord | reacting | room | searching | tense | undercover agent | whole-tone chord

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Throws lamp0:59:39 - Commie throws lamp at FBI managent | augmented triad | chromatic parallelism | communist | dramatic | falling | lamp | mickey-mousing | murder scene | room | spy | throwing

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Agents Fight0:59:39 - Communists fight the FBI managent | attacking | augmented triad | chromatic parallelism | communist | death | dramatic | fighting | knife | minor-major 7th chord | murder | murder scene | pc set | polychord | room | spy | stabbing | stinger | tritone oscillation

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Agitato Molto Misterioso1:10:18 - Communists interrogate Mattchromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | communist | interrogating | interrogation | leading man | mysterious | ostinato | pc set | questioning | room | shallow focus | suspicion | tense | undercover agent | whole-tone scale

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Riot1:11:05 - Communists beat up Mattanger | attacking | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | communist | dramatic | fighting | interrogation | leading man | punching | undercover agent | whole-tone chord

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Riot1:14:50 - Rioters fightingchromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | crowd | dramatic | fighting | montage | ostinato | pc set | riot | rioting | violence | whole-tone scale
In This Our Life (1942)Meno0:00:34 - Cast list64 chord | cast list | chromatic parallelism | deceptive resolution | dramatic | fanfare | opening title sequence | pedal tone | tritone

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (She Runs)0:07:32 - Stanley runs insidearriving | chromatic parallelism | chromatic sequence | diminution | establish character | hurried | leading lady | mickey-mousing | room | running | sequence | street

In This Our Life (1942)

Caring0:13:08 - Roy talks to Peter9th chord | advance plot | chromatic parallelism | conversing | leading lady | leading man | packing | parallelism | passionate | room | tender

In This Our Life (1942)

Roy (Rubato)0:14:34 - Roy talks with Peter9th chord | advance plot | chromatic parallelism | conversing | dark | fragmentation | leading lady | leading man | major 7th chord | playful | room

In This Our Life (1942)

Roy (Risoluto)0:22:40 - Roy talks to Asa64 chord | chromatic parallelism | conflict | conversing | deceptive resolution | father | gentle | leading lady | room

In This Our Life (1942)

Caring0:23:19 - Asa talks to Roy9th chord | chromatic parallelism | conflict | conversing | father | leading lady | room | sentimental | underscoring

In This Our Life (1942)

Asa (Ostinato)0:23:26 - Asa talks to Roychromatic parallelism | conflict | conversing | dark | father | leading lady | ostinato | room | sequential modulation | serious | whole-tone chord

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)

Roy (Rubato)0:29:00 - Roy talks to Craig9th chord | advance plot | chromatic parallelism | conversing | fragmentation | leading lady | leading man | major 7th chord | park | uneasy

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Morendo)0:29:32 - Craig talks with Roy9th chord | advance plot | appoggiatura | chromatic parallelism | conversing | harmonic sequence | leading lady | leading man | park | somber

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (She Runs)0:32:24 - Stanley talks to Petercar | chromatic parallelism | chromatic sequence | conversing | diminution | leading lady | leading man | playful | sequence | wedding | wedding

In This Our Life (1942)

Underscoring (Gentle)0:50:58 - Roy talks with Bettyadded-note chord | advance plot | chromatic parallelism | conversing | friend | gentle | leading lady | parallelism | room | tender | underscoring | whole-tone chord

In This Our Life (1942)

Caring0:51:39 - Roy greets Stanley9th chord | advance plot | arriving | chromatic parallelism | gentle | leading lady | room | sister | tender | widow

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley B (Slowly)1:06:13 - Stanley talks to Craig9th chord | advance plot | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conversing | dissonant bass | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | office | uneasy

In This Our Life (1942)

Underscoring (Tense)1:09:25 - Policemen approach the housearriving | chromatic parallelism | conversing | criminal | investigation scene | leading lady | mysterious | pedal tone | police | room | tense | walking | watching

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Molto Expressivo)1:12:57 - Stanley talks with Roy13th chord | advance plot | augmented sixth chord | calm | chromatic parallelism | conversing | criminal | leading lady | lying | room

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Driving Away)1:29:06 - Craig goes to the phoneagitated | calling | chromatic parallelism | chromatic sequence | climax | diminished 7th chord | lawyer | leading man | pedal tone | room | telephone | walking

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Desperate)1:34:02 - The police in hot pursuit9th chord | chase scene | chasing | chromatic parallelism | climax | criminal | crying | desperate | dramatic | driving | fleeing | fragmentation | leading lady | police | street | tense
The Informer (1935)The Informer (Walking Fast)0:30:13 - Gypo storms off down the street64 chord | advance plot | antagonist | chromatic parallelism | diminished 7th chord | hurrying | leading man | Scotch snap | street | tense | walking

The Informer (1935)

Dan and Mary0:55:53 - Dan and Mary talk aloneABA structure | chromatic parallelism | deceptive resolution | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | embracing | half-diminished 7th chord | hero | love interest | love scene | love theme | mode mixture | passionate | pedal tone | romantic | room

The Informer (1935)

The Informer (Molto Agitato)1:03:45 - Katie worries for Gypoadvance plot | antagonist | chromatic parallelism | conversing | drunk | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | leading man | rebel | street

The Informer (1935)

The Wearin' o' the Green (Fighting)1:03:51 - Gypo struggles with the rebels64 chord | advance plot | antagonist | chromatic parallelism | conversing | dominant 7th chord | drunk | familiar tune | fighting | folk song | fragmentation | leading lady | leading man | reassuring | rebel | sequence | street | struggling | syncopation

The Informer (1935)

Gypo runs away1:21:26 - Gypo runs and hidesagitated | antagonist | chromatic parallelism | diminished 7th chord | hiding | leading man | mickey-mousing | running | sequence | street | tense | traitor | transition

The Informer (1935)

Katie (Furioso)1:26:55 - Katie becomes desperateadvance plot | anxiety | begging | chromatic parallelism | despair | dissonant bass | fragmentation | leading lady | love interest | rebel | room | sentence form | sequence | tense | whole-tone chord

The Informer (1935)

The Escape (The Fight)1:28:25 - Rebels shoot through the doorantagonist | augmented triad | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | climax | down | dramatic | escaping | falling | fighting | leading man | linear chromaticism | mickey-mousing | rebel | room | running | tense | traitor | whole-tone
The Letter (1940)Runners0:05:14 - Workers run through jungleaction scene | chromatic parallelism | dramatic | heroic | jungle | running | sequential modulation | servant | tense

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (Rising) + Deception0:13:28 - Leslie continues her storyadvance plot | augmented triad | chromatic parallelism | combination of themes | crying | dramatic | emotional | home | leading lady | oscillation | ostinato | passionate | pc set | recounting | sequence

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (Risoluto)0:14:07 - Leslie continues her storyadvance plot | augmented triad | chromatic parallelism | dramatic | fragmentation | home | leading lady | pc set | polychord | recounting | sequence | tense

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (Dark)0:16:09 - Men look at dead bodyadvance plot | augmented major 7th chord | changing meter | chromatic parallelism | creeping | dark | death | dissonant bass | investigating | murder | pc set | plantation | servant | shadow | sinister

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (Walking)0:30:58 - Leslie in jail64 chord | advance plot | chromatic parallelism | fragmentation | leading lady | mysterious | oscillation | prison | walking

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)

Leslie (Risoluto)0:35:11 - Leslie reacts angrily to the letterarguing | augmented triad | chromatic parallelism | deception | fragmentation | lawyer | leading lady | letter | lying | oscillation | pc set | pivotal scene | polychord | prison | sequence | tense

The Letter (1940)

Denial0:35:39 - Leslie denies writing the letteraugmented triad | chromatic parallelism | deception | lawyer | leading lady | letter | lying | pivotal scene | prison | tense

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (Risoluto)0:37:07 - Howard reads the letter to Leslieanxious | augmented triad | buildup | chromatic parallelism | fearful | fragmentation | lawyer | leading lady | letter | oscillation | pc set | pivotal scene | polychord | prison | reading | sequence | tense

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (Rising) + Deception0:40:57 - Leslie talks to Howardadvance plot | angry | augmented triad | chromatic parallelism | combination of themes | conversing | deception | hospital | lawyer | leading lady | letter | sequence | staring | tense

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Bitter)1:08:54 - Leslie sees Mrs. Hammond in the courtroom11th chord | antagonist | Chinese | Chinese | chromatic parallelism | confronting | courtroom | dark | husband | leading lady | trial

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (Wild)1:14:57 - Robert waits for a response9th chord | arguing | augmented major 7th chord | chromatic parallelism | conflict | distress | fragmentation | home | husband | lawyer | leading lady | lying | sequence | tense

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (Molto Agitato)1:15:28 - Robert argues with Lesliearguing | chromatic parallelism | conflict | distress | home | husband | lawyer | leading lady | oscillation | pc set | sequence | tense

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (Rising) + Deception1:17:52 - Leslie confesses to Robertaugmented triad | chromatic parallelism | combination of themes | confessing | conflict | dramatic | home | husband | lawyer | leading lady | letter | oscillation | ostinato | recounting | sequence | tense

The Letter (1940)

Shadow1:30:30 - Leslie leaves the housechromatic parallelism | climax | leading lady | major triad | mysterious | plantation | polychord | shadow | walking
Mildred Pierce (1945)Monte is shot0:01:50 - Monte is shotchromatic parallelism | collapsing | death | dying | falling | gun | gunshot | major 7th chord | mickey-mousing | murder | murder scene | room | staggering | tragic

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Pier)0:02:15 - Santa Monica pier at nightchromatic parallelism | dock | establish character | fragmentation | heroine | leading lady | mickey-mousing | pedal tone | pondering | sequence | somber | walking | water | wave

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:08:53 - Wally looks for Mildred9th chord | action scene | ascending | augmented triad | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | down | dramatic | falling | friend | half-diminished 7th chord | hurrying | knocking | mickey-mousing | room | searching | setup | suspenseful | underscoring | walking | whole-tone chord | whole-tone scale

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:10:21 - Wally reacts to the situationaction scene | breaking | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | death | dramatic | escaping | friend | half-diminished 7th chord | hurrying | mickey-mousing | murder | room | running | smashing | sneaking | telephone | underscoring | victim | walking | whole-tone chord | worrying

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Wally walks0:10:32 - Wally hurriedly walks awayaction scene | chromatic parallelism | dramatic | friend | half-diminished 7th chord | hurrying | mickey-mousing | room | victim | walking

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Coy)0:32:32 - Veda talks to her motheradvance plot | child | chromatic parallelism | conversing | heroine | leading lady | parallelism | room | sleeping | uneasy

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Waltz Fantasy)0:32:38 - Veda fantasizes about her mother marrying Wally9th chord | advance plot | appoggiatura | child | chromatic parallelism | dreaming | fantasy | greed | heroine | leading lady | room | uneasy

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Deception)0:33:08 - Veda lies to her mother64 chord | advance plot | child | chromatic parallelism | deceiving | deception | heroine | leading lady | room | selfishness | unstable | whole-tone

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Dolce Foxtrot)0:33:37 - Mildred puts Veda to bed64 chord | added-note chord | advance plot | child | chromatic parallelism | dark | heroine | leading lady | mode mixture | optimistic | promising | room | tragic

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Secret Revealed0:39:10 - Mildred argues with Vedaangry | arguing | child | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | conflict | harsh | heroine | leading lady | linear chromaticism | octatonic chord | room | tense

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Not in Film)NIF - not in filmadded-note chord | chromatic parallelism | cut from film | tender

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Pneumonia (Dying)0:55:24 - Kay passes away9th chord | child | chromatic parallelism | dark | death | death scene | doctor | dying | ex-husband | heroine | illness | leading lady | linear chromaticism | minor-major 7th chord | nurse | oscillation | patient | room | sick person | somber | tense | treating | turning point | waiting | watching

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Angry)1:18:21 - Mildred walks out of an argument9th chord | aggressive | angry | arriving | chromatic parallelism | conflict | heroine | hurrying | leading lady | leaving | Neapolitan | room | walking

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Underscoring (Tense)1:18:34 - Veda tells her mother she is marriedantagonist | chromatic parallelism | chromatic wedge | conflict | conversing | daughter | diminished 7th chord | friend | heroine | leading lady | oscillation | reverse stinger | room | tense | underscoring

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Secret Revealed1:18:59 - Veda talks to her motherantagonist | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | conflict | conversing | daughter | fear | friend | heroine | leading lady | linear chromaticism | octatonic chord | room | surprise | tense

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Coy)1:19:11 - Veda talks to her motherantagonist | apologizing | chromatic parallelism | conflict | daughter | friend | heroine | leading lady | room | tense

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Waltz Fantasy)1:19:18 - Mildred talks to Veda9th chord | antagonist | appoggiatura | chromatic parallelism | comforting | conflict | daughter | dream-like | friend | heroine | leading lady | room | tense

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Tenderly)1:19:37 - Wally talks about a settlementantagonist | chromatic parallelism | conflict | conversing | daughter | fragmentation | friend | heroine | leading lady | pedal tone | room | tender

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Vicious)1:23:21 - Veda insults her motherangry | antagonist | arguing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic wedge | conflict | daughter | heroine | insulting | leading lady | reverse stinger | room | tense | whole-tone chord

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Coy 2)1:44:37 - Veda is brought in by the policeantagonist | chromatic parallelism | daughter | deceiving | deception | detective | entering | interrogating | interrogation | parallelism | police station | questioning | tense

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Waltz Fantasy)1:44:53 - Mildred tells Veda not to confess9th chord | appoggiatura | chromatic parallelism | detective | harsh | heroine | interrogating | interrogation | leading lady | pleading | police station

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Secret Revealed1:45:37 - Mildred finds Veda and Monte togetherantagonist | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | climax | dark | daughter | discovering | kissing | linear chromaticism | reveal | room | stinger | tense

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Monte is shot 21:47:28 - Monte is shot antagonist | chromatic parallelism | collapsing | death | dying | falling | gun | gunshot | major 7th chord | mickey-mousing | murder | murderer | murder scene | room | staggering | tragic
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
Kid Galahad (1937)Kid Galahad (Montage)0:46:47 - Montage of newspaper headlines64 chord | advance plot | appoggiatura | boxer | boxing | boxing ring | cheering | chromatic parallelism | fanfare | fragmentation | harmonic sequence | heroic | leading man | montage | newspaper
The Unfaithful (1947)Unfaithful (Rising)0:43:06 - Larry walks into his officechromatic parallelism | dramatic | law office | lawyer | office | ostinato | sequence | transition | walking
We Are Not Alone (1939)Appassionato0:03:13 - Gerald is scolded by his motherantagonist | boy | child | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | deceptive resolution | dominant 7th chord | establish character | fragmentation | harmonic sequence | hero | home | linear chromaticism | mother | passionate | scolding | sequence | telling a story | tense

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Surprise Symphony (Imagination)0:03:55 - David talks to his sonboy | child | chromatic parallelism | establish character | father | gentle | hero | home | playful | sweet | telling a story

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Jessica0:10:01 - Jessica enters the room 9th chord | antagonist | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | establish character | half-diminished 7th chord | office | sour | wife

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Surprise Symphony (Imagination)0:10:16 - Jessica rushes David awayantagonist | chromatic parallelism | classical music | establish character | familiar tune | Haydn | hero | office | playful | quotation

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)

Jessica0:45:10 - Jessica enters the room9th chord | advance plot | antagonist | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conversing | half-diminished 7th chord | home | mother | room | sour

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Surprise Symphony (Expanded)0:45:36 - Leni hugs Geraldadvance plot | boy | child | chromatic parallelism | classical music | dissonant bass | familiar tune | Haydn | heroine | home | hugging | quotation | room | sweet

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Surprise Symphony (Turbulent)0:50:14 - Jessica reacts to David's departure11th chord | angry | antagonist | chromatic parallelism | classical music | conflict | crying | dark | familiar tune | Haydn | hero | home | husband | leaving | quotation | room | sad | tragic | wife

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Birds (Extended)NIF - not in filmaugmentation | birds | chromatic mediant | chromatic parallelism | cut from film | inversion | pastoral | pentatonic

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

We Are Not Alone (1939)

BirdsNIF - not in filmchromatic parallelism | cut from film | pastoral | pentatonic
Penguin Pool Murder (1932)Penguin Pool Murder0:00:23 - Main title, starring list, and cast listcast list | chromatic parallelism | diminution | diving | double exposure | dramatic | hemiola | linear chromaticism | mysterious | opening title sequence | penguin | pool | starring list | swimming | tense | thematic transformation | through-composed | title of film | transcribed by ear | whirlpool | whole-tone | whole-tone chord

Penguin Pool Murder (1932)

Fish0:01:32 - Fishaugmented triad | chromatic parallelism | dramatic | establish setting | fish | fluttering | stinger | transcribed by ear | underwater | whole-tone chord
Thirteen Women (1932)The Swami (Past Life)0:08:18 - The swami talks to Ursulaantagonist | chromaticism | chromatic parallelism | conversing | establish character | fortune teller | leading lady | room | somber | swami | transcribed by ear

Thirteen Women (1932)

Ursula (Mysterious Waltz)0:33:37 - Ursula talks to Burns64 chord | advance plot | chromatic parallelism | conversing | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | love interest | mode mixture | romantic | room | transcribed by ear | waltz
Blind Adventure (1933)My Imaginary Sweetheart0:00:32 - Credits over a foggy backgroundAABA structure | cast list | cheerful | chromatic parallelism | mode mixture | opening title sequence | popular music | secondary dominant | transcribed by ear | video cast list
Headline Shooter (1933)You Bunch of Fun (Introduction)0:00:15 - Title and starring list over camera lens montage9th chord | boat | camera lens | car | cast list | cheerful | chromatic parallelism | kaleidoscope effect | opening title sequence | plane | racing | reused recording | sequence | split screen | title of film | transcribed by ear

Headline Shooter (1933)

You Bunch of Fun (Transition)0:01:08 - Video cast listaugmented triad | chromatic parallelism | excited | opening title sequence | parallelism | pedal tone | reused recording | transcribed by ear | video cast list
Star of Midnight (1935)Midnight in Manhattan (Montage)0:54:11 - Feet walkingbus | chromatic parallelism | fragmentation | hurried | montage | pedal tone | street | transcribed by ear | traveling | walking

Star of Midnight (1935)

Sidewalks of New York0:54:28 - Feet walkingbus | calm | chromatic parallelism | foreign key modulation | lighthearted | montage | street | transcribed by ear | traveling | walking

Star of Midnight (1935)

Midnight in Manhattan (Accelerando)0:54:42 - Feet walkingadded-note chord | bus | chromatic parallelism | hurried | mickey-mousing | mode mixture | montage | street | transcribed by ear | traveling | walking
Don’t Turn ‘em Loose (1936)Suicide Transition0:26:55 - Bob sitsaugmented triad | chromatic parallelism | dissonant bass | gangster | guard | gun | gunshot | imposter | leading man | mysterious | parallelism | plotting | preparing | reading | robbery | room | sequence | shooting | store | transcribed by ear | whole-tone | whole-tone chord
We're Only Human (1935)Gypo Runs Away0:27:09 - Pete and Danny hideaction scene | agitated | chromatic parallelism | detective | diminished 7th chord | gangster | hiding | leading man | street | tense

We're Only Human (1935)

Kong 10:28:23 - Pete jumps on a criminalaction scene | bank | chromatic parallelism | detective | dramatic | fighting | gangster | jumping | leading man | pedal tone | punching | tense

We're Only Human (1935)

Kong 31:01:06 - Pete leavescar | chromatic parallelism | climax | conflict | departing | detective | diminished 7th chord | dramatic | hurried | leading lady | leading man | pedal tone | reporter | rushing | sequence | street | victim

We're Only Human (1935)

Game 21:01:56 - Witness threatens to kill the criminalsacceleration | arguing | car | car | chromatic parallelism | climax | conflict | detective | dramatic | driving | hurried | leading lady | leading man | pedal tone | reporter | rushing | threat | threatening | victim

We're Only Human (1935)

Game 31:02:23 - Approaching the housechromatic parallelism | chromatic parallelism | climax | conflict | detective | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | pc set | reporter | sneaking | tense | victim | yard

We're Only Human (1935)

The Wearin' o' the Green (Fighting)1:03:42 - Pete prepares to advancechromatic parallelism | climax | conflict | detective | dramatic | fragmentation | gunshot | leading lady | leading man | reporter | running | sequence | shooting | tense | underscoring | victim | yard

We're Only Human (1935)

Game 51:05:03 - Pete prepares to shootchromatic parallelism | climax | conflict | detective | gangster | gunshot | leading man | murderer | pc set | pedal tone | room | shooting | sneaking | tense | underscoring | whole-tone chord
Another Face (1935)Underscoring (Tense)0:02:30 - Gangster talks with nursechromatic parallelism | conversing | doctor | establish character | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | nurse | office | tense | underscoring

Another Face (1935)

Underscoring (Mysterious)0:03:08 - Gangster smoking in chairaugmented triad | chromatic parallelism | establish character | gangster | office | smoking | tense | underscoring | waiting

Another Face (1935)

Zaroff (Poco Agitato)0:05:01 - Nurse argues with doctoradvance plot | arguing | blackmail | chromatic parallelism | doctor | half-diminished 7th chord | nurse | operating room | tense
All This, and Heaven Too (1940)Henriette (Resolution) + Falling Snow (Resolution)2:22:03 - Henry talks to Henriette9th chord | chromatic parallelism | combination of themes | conversing | diminished third chord | gentle | leading lady | minister | mode mixture | promising | resolution | school | snow | teacher