Part 1: Funeral March: With measured step. Strict. Like a Cortege
xxxxxxStormily. With greatest vehemence
Part 2: Scherzo. Vigorously, not too fast.
Part 3: Adagietto. Very slow
xxxxxxRondo-Finale. Allegro giocoso. Lively
Though fiendishly complex, it seemed last night all of a piece from beginning to end, its unity that of a scale of emotions.
Before the Mahler, Pinchas Zukerman played Violin Concerto, Op. 30, written by Oliver Knussen (b. 1952) for him.