Don't Let That Horse--

"Don't Let That Horse--" is a song by Christopher Berg for medium voice and violin. The song sets a poem of Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

Date: 1996Composer: Christopher BergText: Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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Don’t Let That Horse…
by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Don’t let that horse
                              eat that violin
    cried Chagall’s mother
                                     But he
                      kept right on
And became famous
And kept on painting
                              The Horse With Violin In Mouth
And when he finally finished it
he jumped up upon the horse
                                        and rode away
          waving the violin
And then with a low bow gave it
to the first naked nude he ran across
And there were no strings

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"Don't Let That Horse--"

Composer(s): Christopher Berg

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