Rattle's use of quadriple woodwind and bumping pairs of trumpets really clarified the textures (was this Mahler's idea?), the Scherzo was given genuine status, looking beyond Mendelssohnian trippery
to Brucknerian demonism, and the double variations of the Adagio flowed beatifically, shattered immediately by the intrusion of the finale's vision of a new world.
#4 is used in this context as the first of three miniatures performed as solo horn works with percussion accompaniment.
Surely now it is time for education authorities to learn their lesson and end the time-wasting, risky pointlessness that school trippery
There are no tea-shops here, none of the frippery of trippery
. The solitude is enhanced by the fact there is no through-road in the village, so one can relax on the lawns of Buckland Manor, or on one of its pretty floral-studded terraces, and be assured the only noise you will hear is the trill and squawk of the local birdlife.