A slow, yet dramatic piece written for string orchestra. This piece is actually a canon. It starts with a simple melody in the double basses. This melody is the core of the piece. With every repetition there kicks in a new voice, always transposed by a quint, and shifted by one bar. One by one the melody goes to the Celli (divided in two groups), the Violas (again divided in two groups) and finally the Violines (both sections divided in two parts). At the climax the canon consists of eight p More