Friday, January 23, 2009

Scandal my ass

Apparently some people are making a big to do about the fact that the Classical piece performed at the Inauguration on Tuesday was pre-recorded.

No, seriously. There is a poll and everything on MSNBC with a whole bunch of people commenting that it is a bad way to start the presidency, etc.

People. This is bunk.

I swear, if they asked only musicians, they would most likely unanimously agree that it was a good decision. HAVE YOU HEARD AN OUT OF KEY PIANO PLAYING WITH AN OUT OF KEY VIOLIN? It ain't pretty. And if frickin Itzhak Perlman and Yo-Yo Ma say it won't be pretty, than let's all give them the benefit of the doubt and get over it.

In fact, can we all just take a moment to be incredibly impressed that they even were able to fake play as well as they did?

Ugh. People annoy the crap out of me.


  1. I've not come to visit lately! Yikes! Lots going on! Many congrats to you and the Mr.

  2. I agree and had similar thoughts. I mean, if we didn't KNOW them and their talent and they were trying to get away with that then it would be different.

    Weather messes up instruments.