At the height of the storm the woodwind gain control with measured rhythm of choral melody.
The strings prepare for the sonorous entrance of woodwind and horns.
The opening chord of the eleventh is sounded by six horns, and the chords of the ninth, which follow, are given to the woodwind.
Now various strains sound together,—the main funeral melody in the woodwind.
Later comes a redoubled speed of the march in the woodwind, above a slower in low strings.
Now the chief melody returns for a richer and varied setting with horns and woodwind.
The woodwind instruments are capable of several similar subdivisions.
Strings and woodwind, brass and percussion, all are up to the best professional level.
But in the woodwind a dissenting theme appears from time to time: Man and his torments invade this sanctity of peace.