Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Quartet for the beginning of a new day

Did anyone else notice that the piece that John Williams wrote for Barack Obama's Inauguration has the same as the instrumentation as Olivier Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time?

1 comment:

Robert F. Jones said...

And I'd hoped that 7 trumpets from the Marine Band would join in for the "Danse de la fureur pour les sept trompettes."