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The Star Spangled Music Foundation
Our mission is to bring teacher-tested curricular materials and the best of musicological research on American music to students, teachers, and the public, with a focus on accurate and high quality information and teaching tools about American song. Like democracy itself, song requires active participation. Song is as much a verb as a noun. It offers a means to practice citizenship and for Americans young and old to discuss who we are and who we want to be as US citizens and citizens of the world.
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