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It is an eminently virtuousistic composition for the horn player, but also full of interesting dialogues with the pianist which often acquire almost orchestral textures.
The Introduction is slow, based on a dodecatonic melody from the start. The seven notes presented by the solo horn, which will also be the main subject of the Gallop, has a characteristic rhythmic design, which becomes more lyrical and expressive as it develops.
The Gallop is fast and virtuousistic. After the rhythmic first theme, and without a pause, the horn suddenly presents a new, more relaxed idea of a more expressive nature which is then amply developed. A small interlude leads us to the changed reexposition of both subjects. A short Coda, based on the main theme, starts a tense rise to finish the piece brilliantly.
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