InstrumentationThe orchestra consists of the following:
- woodwinds: piccolo, 3 flutes (3rd doubling piccolo), 3 oboes, English horn, clarinet in E-flat, 2 clarinets in B-flat, bass clarinet in B-flat, 3 bassoons, contrabassoon
- brass: 6 horns in F and E, 4 trumpets in C and E, 3 trombones, 2 tubas
- percussion: timpani, bass drum, cymbals, triangle, glockenspiel, bell on low E
- keyboard: organ
- strings: 2 harps, violins I, II (16 each), violas (12), cellos (12), double basses (8) (with low C string).