Went to sleep somber, woke up somber, and none the wiser about the tragedy in Boston yesterday. Here, mainly as meditation music, is the Brass Section of the Bayerische Staatsoper performing the Sonata Pian’e Forte from Gabrieli’s Sacra Symphonia.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
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