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1

time sig

4/4 quadruple rhythm throughout

rarely a clearly audible pulse or beat

2

the music

is very static, with many long notes - Violin 1's open G bars 39-52

3

many notes start

on a weak semiquaver - second or fourth of an octave

4

'irregular' values

bars 8-10 piano has notes lasting for 5,5,5,5,1,5,5,5,6 semiquavers

5

silent bar

bars 60-61

creates suspense

6

some notes

of special importance structurally, tonally or harmonically start on the beat

bar 58 D in oboe - which as an implied perfect cadence