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Saturday, August 04, 2007
Last night, I went to see the Minnesota Orchestra with Bjorn and Jeanette. Before they started their planned concert, the conductor announced that they wanted to perform a musical response to the bridge collapse. They played Edward Elgar's Nimrod, "not because it was written in sadness, but because it was written in celebration of the power of friendship, love, and hope." Here is the Chicago Symphony's version: