“Air and Simple Gifts” is a quartet composed and arranged by American composer John Williams for the January 20, 2009 inauguration of Barack Obama as President of the United States.
This performance of the work was presented by IBIS: A Chamber Music Society at Rock Springs Congregational United Church of Christ in Arlington, Virginia on June 1, 2014, led by John Williams' longtime colleague Joseph Scheer.
Joseph Scheer, violin
Sean Neidlinger, cello
Ashley Booher, clarinet
Edward Newman, piano
Filmed and edited by H. Paul Moon
Additional camera by Stana Benesova Kimball
Audio engineered by Matthew Weiner