8 and many other passages, is supposed to signify the cypress.
He should therefore in all such passages play extremely lightly, so as to give the violin and 'cello the function of drawing the main outline.
But, when we look at the many passages in which the violas double the basses, we shall do well to consider whether there is room in the harmonic scheme for the violas to do anything else, and whether the effect would not be thin without them.
Mozart imports from church music 3 trombones for special passages in his operas.
In all the upland valleys of the Abruzzi snow begins to fall early in November, and heavy storms occur often as late as May; whole communities are shut out for months from any intercourse with their neighbours, and some villages are so long buried in snow that regular passages are made between the different houses for the sake of communication among the inhabitants.