The Rabbit

The Rabbit

Instrumentation – steel-string guitar

Duration – c.5′

Written in Brighton 2007

First performed by Lee Westwood, time and place unknown

 

My mind was taken by a sudden image of an animal of the forest who had perhaps been attacked by a predator, and yet escaped, wounded. This pulse-driven, simple piece plays out the heart beats of last moments of that animal’s life as they die quietly, alone, somewhere in the forest undergrowth.

 

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