|One of many inspiring moments.|
Oh, and a drummer angle: according to technique specialist Bill Bachman, there are a couple of Moeller-built rope drums being used in the ceremonies.
Update: Another drummer thing I liked: Foo Fighters played the evening event, and the drummer, Taylor Hawkins, was using a four piece set with two added concert toms, a la Ndugu Leon Chancler— a lot of people did it in the 70s, but my favorite examples of it are Ndugu's. They're a really effective addition, and you have to position them out of the way, so you don't overuse them. Unlike the 10" tom tom right in front of the snare drum. Dig it: