The Ancestral Mousetrap (2014) – for singing string quartet

I. Killing the Ape
II. The Old Woman’s Breakfast
III. Oh My God I’ll Never Get Home
IV. Bringing a Dead Man Back Into Life
V. The Ancestral Mousetrap

Performed by the Spektral Quartet
Austin Wulliman, violin
Clara Lyon, violin
Doyle Armbrust, viola
Russell Rolen, cello

Text from The Tunnel: Selected Poems of Russell Edson. Copyright © 1994 by Russell Edson.
Used by permission of Oberlin College Press.
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