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From a Tiny Hum came the Big Bang. Sound waves were the cosmic match that ignited the Big Bang that exploded the universe out of the primordial nothingness.
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NCFR NEEDS YOUR HELP
John Broomall Executive Director
Pennsylvania Alliance For Arts Education
[P] 800-782-4289 or 610-564-0002
If you are interested in Arts Education, Children's Health, and Society the National Children's Folksong Repository is a public folklore project will preserve what is left of our oral culture.
Children in the United States aren't singing the songs of their heritage, an omission that puts the nation in jeopardy of losing a longstanding and rich part of its identity. Use this site to donate your song or chant. Support the THE NCFR CAUSE
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Mr. Allan Slutsky a Believer
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Steve Arone – Streaming Video
Phil King and S. Rippley Editors
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The Chant is the Heart Beat of culture - a universal truth.
Folk Music - The Big Picture and Overview
Origins of Folk Music - meet Dr. Alan Jabbour
Meet Allan Lomax says [". . .Rhymes that have been rubbed clean and hard against the bone of life, whose stories are rooted in an eternity of time."][ ". . . Jingles, riddles, silly ballads, wistful lullabies, jiggy tunes and game songs"] belong to the children of America and reflect a composite character of the common people residing in the United States.
Instinct For Play - Play and Intelligence
Literacy and the rhythmic structure of human speech communication, speech and music connection and Interdisciplinary Social Rhythm Researchers.
" Knowledge is limited. Imagination is more important than knowledge. I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination encircles the world."