"Leopards break into the temple and drink to the dregs what is in the sacrificial pitchers; this is repeated over and over again; finally it can be calculated in advance, and it becomes a part of the ceremony."— Franz Kafka.
An excellent (and very American) variation. The mood of the performance is less serious, but that isn't due to a lack of respect. Ray, Koerner, & Glover were deeply serious in their appreciation of traditional music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awDxnbPYvLo