private performance

Category: Diegetic status of the number

Definition: Private singing or dancing. A character plays music by himself or in a small group, in an intimate setting. In terms of diegesis, the character is known to be able to sing, dance or play an instrument. This includes serenades, notably.

Example: - “Somewhere There’s A Someone” (A Star Is Born) - “The Way You Look Tonight” (Swing Time) - “White Christmas” (Holiday Inn)