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The Florida Carillon Festival: Wim Ruitenbeek (December 16, 2022)

Wim Ruitenbeek is city carillonneur of Tiel and Velsen, teacher of music at the Groenhorst College in Nijkerk and conductor of various choirs. Program Notes: AdventAdventi ének Zoltán Kodály 1882-1967arr. …

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The Florida Carillon Festival: Tiffany Ng (January

Program Notes1. “Good Trouble” Music from John Lewis’s trilogy March (2016) an autobiography of nonviolent resistance This Little Light of Mine Spiritual Freedom is a Constant Struggle R. Slavit, arr. …

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Women’s Clubs and Woman Suffrage: The Americanization of Edward Bok Chapter 27

Edward Bok was now jumping from one sizzling frying-pan into another. He had become vitally interested in the growth of women’s clubs as a power for good, and began to follow …

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The Literary Back-Stairs: The Americanization of Edward Bok Chapter 26

His complete absorption in the magazine work now compelled Bok to close his newspaper syndicate in New York and end the writing of his weekly newspaper literary letter. He decided, however, …

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The President and the Boy: The Americanization of Edward Bok Chapter 25

One of the incidents connected with Edward Bok that Theodore Roosevelt never forgot was when Bok’s eldest boy chose the colonel as a Christmas present. And no incident better portrays the …

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Theodore Roosevelt’s Anonymous Editorial Work: The Americanization of Edward Bok Chapter 24

While Theodore Roosevelt was President of the United States, Bok was sitting one evening talking with him, when suddenly Mr. Roosevelt turned to him and said with his usual emphasis: “Bok, …

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Keeping Up with Conservation: Highlands Goldenaster

In December, the Rare Plant Conservation Program began work to collected seeds of a rare species that has not yet been represented in the National Collection. Highlands goldenaster, Chrysopsis highlandsensis, …

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Theodore Roosevelt’s Influence: The Americanization of Edward Bok Chapter 23

When the virile figure of Theodore Roosevelt swung down the national highway, Bok was one of thousands of young men who felt strongly the attraction of his personality. Colonel Roosevelt was …

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An Adventure in Civic and Private Art: The Americanization of Edward Bok Chapter 22

Edward Bok now turned his attention to those influences of a more public nature which he felt could contribute to elevate the standard of public taste. He was surprised, on talking …

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