Air & Simple Gifts for Violin, Cello, Clarinet & Piano Deluxe Score
Written especially for the Inaugural ceremony of President Barack Obama, January 20th, 2009. For the first time, chamber musicians took center stage at an inauguration, performing in the prime spot between the swearing-in of Vice President Biden and President Obama. Classical luminaries Yo-Yo Ma (cello) and Itzhak Perlman (violin) joined Metropolitan Opera clarinetist Anthony McGill and Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero to perform Air and Simple Gifts, a new piece by esteemed composer John Williams.
Air - by John Williams
Simple Gifts - based on the traditional Shaker hymn, "The Gift to Be Simple", arranged by John Williams.
Conductor's Score & Individual Parts for Violin, Cello, Clarinet & Piano
9"x12" study score