Violinist Itzhak Perlman and cellist Yo-Yo Ma performed at the Inauguration to a crowd of over 1.8 million people.
Inauguration quartet simply filled with hope
By MARTIN STEINBERG
It was written by an iconic American movie composer and performed by a quartet direct from central casting — in front of a worldwide audience of millions.
It was a simple gift from composer John Williams.
The Oscar-winning composer of "Star Wars," "Jaws" and "Schindler's List" pulled together this five-minute piece to commemorate the inauguration of Barack Obama as the nation's 44th president.
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