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1

is for

strings, oboe, four horns in F, harp and piano

a limited and unusual combination of instruments

2

violins and viola

play most of the time - only break bar 53-65

3

cello and double bass

enters bar 99 to give additional weight to the ending

4

strings

are muted, con sord, to give a subdued effect

5

solo oboe enters

bar 49

6

oboe and piano

piano supports oboe bars 53-58

7

four horns

play in unison from bar 98 almost to the end

8

piano part

is sparsely textured and much is concentrated on the treble stave

9

harp

is present from bar 101 to end and provides additional sonority here

10

writing is often

very sparse and force are never all used together

11

dynamic range

pp-mf, except an f in harp bar 107