A return to the style and (melo)drama of earlier movements. This temporarily sombre mood is relieved and resolved by the more uplifting following movement, performed attacca.
Although there is no deliberate narrative thread linking the Six Vignettes, a sense of storytelling is inevitable in any work consisting of multiple contrasting movements. The denouement brings the suite to its resolution, and the 'plot' to its conclusion...
The piece is written for 4-string double bass with C-Extension.