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"What the Animals in the Forest Tells Me"

Comfortably, like a scherzo. C minor to C major.

The third movement, a scherzo, with alternating sections in 2/4 and 6/8 metre, quotes extensively from Mahler's early song "Ablösung im Sommer" (Relief in Summer). In the trio section, a complete mood changes from playful to contemplative occurs with an off-stage posthorn (or flugelhorn) solo. The reprise of the scherzo music is unusual, as it is interrupted several times by the posthorn melody. See The Post restaurant.

Manuscript Movement 3: Comodo. Scherzando. Ohne Hast.

Posthorn solo, Movement 3: Comodo. Scherzando. Ohne Hast.

Posthorn solo, Movement 3: Comodo. Scherzando. Ohne Hast.