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Remembering 9/11

25 minutes

Commemorate the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, with this moving video compilation of over 170 photographs from the "here is new york" collection, set to "On the Transmigration of Souls," a composition by John Adams performed by the New York Philharmonic. The montage documents the tragedy of 9/11 and traces the resilience of New Yorkers who came together in the aftermath.


"On the Transmigration of Souls" · John Adams

Choir: Brooklyn Youth Chorus
Engineer, Producer: Lawrence Rock
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Choir: New York Choral Artists
Orchestra: New York Philharmonic
Producer: Robert Hurwitz
Composer: John Adams

Courtesy of Nonesuch Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
Performed by John Adams
Publisher: Hendon Music, Inc. (BMI) c/o Concord Music Publishing


Creative: Tronvig Group