These movements spring from various motives: George MacDonald's narrative poem A Hidden Life, a verse out of I Corinthians 13, a hymn tune ("None Other Lamb"), camels, hurricanes, and the concluding verses of Ecclesiastes. My original intent was to punctuate the solo movements with brief ensemble passages, which is one reason for the subtitle.
3. Deep Thunder (Heart's Desire)
5. Needle's Eye of the Storm
7. Moment of Truth
9. Epiphanologue (Now All Has Been Heard)