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15 results for "diminution" in 10 films

FilmTheme nameInstanceTags
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
Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)Underscoring (Dramatic)1:09:49 - Jerry talks to newspaper editorconversing | diminution | leading man | montage | montage | newspaper editor | newspaper office | parallelism | priest | sign | tense
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)Funeral March0:55:21 - Teddy carries the body down the stairsadvance plot | brother | carrying | chromatic scale | corpse | crazy person | darkness | diminution | dirge | familiar tune | foreign key modulation | funeral march | linear chromaticism | ominous | ostinato | room | tritone | walking

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
The Big Sleep (1946)Jones (Suspenseful)1:35:47 - Marlowe talks to two thugsconflict | criminal | dark | diminution | investigating | leading man | lying | murderer | mysterious | parallelism | pedal tone | private eye | shop | suspenseful

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:41:36 - Marlowe runs to his car9th chord | action scene | criminal | diminution | dramatic | fragmentation | leading lady | leading man | linear chromaticism | love interest | outside | private eye | running | underscoring | whole-tone chord
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 (Coda)1:37:16 - The conductor leading the orchestraadded-note chord | audience | bold | Carnegie Hall | chromatic mediant | concert | concert hall | concert scene | conducting | conductor | diminution | dramatic | Gershwinesque | listening | musician | on-screen music | orchestra | playing | source music | watching

City for Conquest (1940)

Tone Poem Alternate Ending 2NIF - not in filmadded-note chord | alternate music | chromatic mediant | diminution
Dust Be My Destiny (1939)Dust Be My Destiny (Running Away)0:25:55 - Joe and Mabel run64 chord | barn | conflict | diminution | dramatic | leading lady | leading man | running | sequence
Kid Galahad (1937)Boxing poster0:00:41 - Boxing poster64 chord | augmentation | chromatic sequence | diminution | establish character | jaunty | poster | street | zoom in
We Are Not Alone (1939)Surprise Symphony0:17:34 - David whistles while helping a patientclassical music | comical | diminution | doctor | establish character | familiar tune | Haydn | hero | heroine | office | on-screen music | quotation | source music | whistling

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Surprise Symphony (Sneaky)0:51:52 - David goes to bedadded-note chord | advance plot | antagonist | classical music | cook | diminution | familiar tune | Haydn | hero | heroine | home | mickey-mousing | mysterious | quotation | room | sneaking | somber
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
State’s Attorney (1932)Blues (Double Time)0:01:04 - Cast listblue note | blues | bluesy | cast list | diminution | exciting | Gershwinesque | opening title sequence | parallelism | starring list | title of film | transcribed by ear