Tuesday, January 20, 2009


This inauguration has been a huge day, in so many ways. But as someone who loves music and words, can I say how thrilled I am that a poet (whatever you think of the poem itself) and musicians were included in this historical event?

Watch and listen to Yo-Yo Ma and gang here, and read the transcript of the poem here.


Fiddler said...

Wasn't the performance by Perlman, Ma, Montero, and McGill stunning? I hope they perform it again in a more intimate venue.

Yat-Yee said...

They are amazing musicians. You know, I got the feeling that even though they were performing for so many, they were playing chamber music still. The connection among them...ah, the magic of music.