Inauguration Music

January 20, 2009

20ceremony_600 While it is not, strictly speaking, a musical observation, can one forbear to be moved by the sight of an Israeli-American, an African-American, a man born in France of Chinese parents, and a woman who is a product of Venezuela’s great Sistema that has brought art from poverty, all playing John Williams’s new composition in unprecedented national circumstances? Surely not.

As Andrew Sullivan has already written a few minutes ago, it looks like the America we love.

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