We Are Not Alone (1939)


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Theme
Theme name: Surprise Symphony
Composer: Franz Josef Haydn [Max Steiner arr.]
Description: David’s theme; the primary theme from the second movement of Haydn's "Surprise" Symphony, no. 94 composed in 1794; this was whistled and played by David on the violin, which is likely the impetus of Steiner’s decision to use this as the main theme; there was also dialog discussing this piece
Related characters: Dr. David Newcome
Total uses: 45
Total duration: 00:13:24
% of music: 22.93%
Total variants: 38
Variants:

[A-Z]
[Film order]
Original
Acceptance
Allegretto
Better
Calm
Chromatic Shift
Dark
Death Bed
Dolce
Dolcissimo
Expanded
Fixing the Lights
Foreboding
Frohe Botschaft
Galloping
Ghostly
Glissando
Gute Nacht
Humbly
Hushed
Imagination
Innocent
Lighting the House
Lullaby
Newspaper
Not Afraid
Not in film
Quasi Rubato
Running Off
Semplice
Sneaky
Someday
Tense
Theme and Variations
Tragico
Turbulent
Whistling
Window
Worried






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