On cue, the baritone stepped to the microphone patiently waited out a fanfare of trumpets, horns, trombones and drums, and lifted his voice in song:
My fellow citizens
We observe today
Not a victory of party
But a celebration of freedom . . .
The text was familiar: that notable Irish Baritone John F. Kennedy had delivered it in its entirety in Washington on Jan. 20, 1961. Set to music by Composer Russell Danburg, 55, and given its premiere at the University of Florida last week, the Kennedy inaugural address took 55 minutes to perform (Jack Kennedy himself took 14), called for a 70-piece...