The Letter (1940)


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Theme
Theme name: Mrs. Hammond
Description: Mrs. Hammond's theme; Exotic-sounding theme making use of parallel fifths and pentatonic melodies
Related characters: Mrs. Hammond
Total uses: 19
Total duration: 00:08:21
% of music: 13.46%
Total variants: 17
Variants:

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[Film order]
Original
Ambush
Appassionato
Bitter
Confession
Dagger
Dirge
Foxtrot 2
Foxtrot
Glass Curtains
Glass Curtains: Contempt
Grandioso
Lawyer
Missing Dagger
Mysterioso
Revenge
Slowly
Solemn






Tags associated with this theme:

advance plot | antagonist | calm | Chinatown | Chinese | chromatic parallelism | climax | combination of themes | confessing | conflict | confronting | contempt | conversing | courtroom | curtain | dagger | dance music | dark | death | delicate | dirge | door | driving | dropping | establish character | exotic | foxtrot | gentle | glass | grieving | home | husband | lawyer | layering | leading lady | leaving | letter | looking | murder | mysterious | office | open fifths | opening | ostinatos | pacing | parallel fifths | parallelism | passionate | paying | pc sets | pentatonic | plantation | polyrhythms | polytonality | quintal chords | recounting | serious | shop | solemn | somber | source music | staring | stinger | stooping | tense | tinkling | transition | trial | tritone | waiting | walking | widow