The brass ensemble includes two trumpets, one horn, one tenor trombone and one tuba. The percussion consists of timpani, snare drum and cymbals. The organ requires an enclosed section, and an oboe solo is indicated for one line. The composer has indicated a timing of 9 minutes and 12 seconds. The piece is written as one movement, with contrasting sections. The brass parts are rhythmically straightforward, and the piece could be performed without a separate conductor. The organist is definitely the soloist!