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Classical music inspired by 9/11
Another composer that was near the World Trade Centre as the attacks happened, Michael Gordon took his inspiration from the recorded comments of children in his son's school class. He eventually took the samples, using the phrase "Two evil planes broke in little pieces and fire came", and turned them into a piece for the legendary Kronos Quartet (pictured).