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Edge Of The Trees

I wrote a piece of music about a dream, a bad dream, not a nightmare as such.  Each instrument and rhythm is a metaphor for the different elements of the dream.  It’s about standing in the light but on the edge of darkness.  My heartbeat starts the music and continues throughout.  The acoustic guitar is my calm inner voice, talking and comforting.  Half way through the piece the electric guitar conveys a rising panic, doubt and fear, but all the while the acoustic guitar, the inner calm voice, keeps talking and assuring me that it will be ok, there’s nothing to fear….beyond the edge of the trees….