An anxious, serious piece building throughout. Pizzicato strings and swells layer with percussion over a staccato string hook leading to a full chamber style Orchestral climax at 1:44 led by solo Cello.
Angry, Chamber style close strings begin blended with large swells. A repeated piano motif builds tension up to a breakdown at 1:17 where Piano and solo strings sell hopefulness. Low Percussion and sinister Strings in-ject more anticipation before reaching for a climax at 1:58 for a full orchestra finale.
Ostinato style staccato strings surrounded by cymbal scrapes set the scene for contestants up for a challenge. Piano melody gives way at 1:29 for serious staccato strings coupled with a war like snare. Low Piano drones pave the way to a large climax with Orchestra and Choir, before the main staccato theme is presented again.