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28 results for "pentatonic" — see also minor pentatonic

FilmTheme nameInstanceTags
Flamingo Road (1949)Boldon City0:01:13 - Boldon City signbusy | common-tone diminished 7th | dominant pedal | establish setting | light | pentatonic | street | townsfolk | voice-over | working
The Informer (1935)The Informer0:00:14 - Shadows move across the screen behind the cast listcast list | Dorian mode | folk-like | informer | marching | minor pentatonic | mysterious | opening title sequence | Scotch snap | searching | serious | shadow | soldier | street | title of film

The Informer (1935)

The Informer (Dublin)0:01:03 - Title card establishes the setting in Dublin, Ireland9th chord | 11th chord | establish setting | informer | marching | minor pentatonic | mysterious | nun | opening title sequence | religious symbolism | Scotch snap | searching | serious | shadow | street | title card | tritone substitution
The Letter (1940)Native0:01:21 - Men sleeping in hammocks at the plantationdripping | establish location | exoticism | gamelan | gunshot | Indonesian music | melodic cell | mysterious | native | on-screen music | panning shot | pentatonic | plantation | playing music | quintal chord | setting | Singapore | sleeping

The Letter (1940)

Native (Uncut)NIF - not in filmcut from film | exoticism | melodic cell | pentatonic | quintal chord | setting

The Letter (1940)

Native 20:04:12 - Leslie talks with the workers and asks them to leaveconversing | home | murderer | murder scene | open fifth | pentatonic | servant | stinger | tense | underscoring

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond0:23:27 - Mrs. Hammond enters the shed to find the body of her dead husbandChinese | Chinese | death | delicate | establish character | grieving | open fifth | parallel fifths | pentatonic | plantation | stinger | widow

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Appassionato)0:24:12 - Mrs. Hammond looks at her husbandChinese | Chinese | death | delicate | establish character | grieving | open fifth | parallel fifths | passionate | pentatonic | plantation | widow

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond0:51:49 - Howard and Leslie wait for Ong Chi Sengadvance plot | Chinese | home | lawyer | leading lady | mysterious | open fifth | pacing | parallel fifths | pentatonic | waiting

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Grandioso)0:53:54 - Howard and Leslie drive to meet with Mrs. Hammondantagonist | Chinese | Chinese | driving | lawyer | leading lady | mysterious | open fifth | parallel fifths | pentatonic | plantation | transition

The Letter (1940)

Chinese Quarter0:54:15 - Howard and Leslie enter the Chinese Quarterantagonist | Chinatown | Chinese | Chinese | driving | exotic | exoticism | lawyer | leading lady | parallelism | pentatonic | setting | transition

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Mysterioso)0:56:29 - Howard and Leslie wait in the shopantagonist | Chinatown | Chinese | Chinese | exotic | lawyer | leading lady | mysterious | open fifth | parallelism | pentatonic | shop | tense | transition | waiting

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Dagger)0:57:04 - Leslie looks at a Chinese daggerantagonist | Chinatown | Chinese | Chinese | dagger | exotic | lawyer | leading lady | mysterious | open fifth | parallelism | pentatonic | polytonality | shop | tense | transition | waiting

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Slowly)0:57:27 - Howard and Leslie walk into the back roomantagonist | Chinatown | Chinese | Chinese | conflict | lawyer | leading lady | mysterious | pentatonic | quintal chord | shop | walking

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Glass Curtains)1:00:13 - Leslie pays Mrs. Hammondantagonist | Chinatown | Chinese | Chinese | combination of themes | conflict | conversing | curtain | glass | lawyer | layering | leading lady | mysterious | ostinato | paying | pentatonic | polyrhythm | shop | staring | tense | tinkling | waiting

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Glass Curtains: Contempt)1:02:40 - Leslie stoops down to pick up the letterantagonist | Chinatown | Chinese | Chinese | conflict | confronting | contempt | curtain | glass | lawyer | layering | leading lady | mysterious | ostinato | pentatonic | polyrhythm | shop | staring | stooping | tense | tinkling

The Letter (1940)

Hammond B (Glass Curtains: Dark)1:02:50 - Leslie faces Mrs. Hammond again and looks at the letterantagonist | Chinatown | Chinese | combination of themes | conflict | confronting | curtain | dark | glass | lawyer | layering | leading lady | mysterious | ostinato | pentatonic | polyrhythm | shop | staring | tense | tinkling

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Solemn)1:03:08 - Leslie and Howard leaveantagonist | Chinatown | Chinese | Chinese | combination of themes | conflict | curtain | glass | lawyer | layering | leading lady | mysterious | ostinato | pentatonic | polyrhythm | shop | solemn | staring | tinkling

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Confession)1:17:35 - Leslie confesses to RobertChinese | confessing | conflict | home | husband | lawyer | leading lady | letter | open fifth | parallelism | pentatonic | recounting | serious | somber

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Foxtrot)1:20:02 - Ong is seen in the mirror dropping somethingadvance plot | antagonist | calm | combination of themes | dagger | dance music | dropping | foxtrot | home | leading lady | mysterious | open fifth | parallelism | pentatonic | source music

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Missing Dagger)1:29:49 - Leslie opens the doorChinese | climax | dagger | door | gentle | home | leading lady | mysterious | opening | pentatonic

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Revenge)1:33:01 - Mrs. Hammond stabs Leslieantagonist | Chinese | Chinese | climax | dagger | leading lady | murder | open fifth | parallelism | pentatonic | plantation | somber | walking
We Are Not Alone (1939)BirdsNIF - not in filmaugmentation | birds | chromatic mediant | cut from film | inversion | layering | pastoral | pentatonic

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)

BirdsNIF - not in filmchromatic parallelism | cut from film | pastoral | pentatonic

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Fife and Drums1:44:42 - David talks with the guardsadvance plot | hero | patriotic | pentatonic | prison | source music | war
Hell’s Highway (1932)John Henry0:06:08 - Men working on a chain gangadvance plot | guard | on-screen music | pentatonic | prison | prisoner | singing | solemn | source music | transcribed by ear | working
Men of America (1932)Cimarron A0:00:14 - Title of film and starring listAmerican Indian music | bold | establish setting | fanfare | menacing | minor pentatonic | open fifth | opening title sequence | self-borrowing | starring list | title of film | transcribed by ear