2.2.corA.2.1.dbn-188.8.131.52-timp.perc(2):vib/whip/2congas/BD/crot/marimba/bell tree/vibraslap/SD/2Chinese gliss gongs-pft-strings
Third movement contains a fragment of text in German (by the composer), which should be spoken by voices from the orchestra, on or off stage. If this is not possible the text may be spoken by a single voice.
"...a compendium of song and dance digging deep into the primitivism of the distant past to unlock memories much closer to the present. There are dizzying, spinning reels, dirges and sentimental plaints with the violin often hauntingly evoking the "vocal" melismas of Celtic folk singers."