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We like it so? Relating cultural factors to underachievement


It has been a recurrent theme of these columns that there are many cultural factors militating against our country moving toward a better and fairer condition.  Now I have solid company. Terrence Farrell, economist, attorney, author and commentator, has published another book.  It is called: We like it so?—The Cultural …

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Letter to the Editor: Carnival, Panorama and ketching the spirit


“You don’t have to be an expert to realize that Panorama pieces are saturated with arrangers’ attempts to evoke certain emotions in the listening audience, which, in turn, are designed to elicit particular responses… “Successfully executed and then terminated with a flourish, these figures often have the effect of making …

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