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Notes from a Musical Garden

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Something very special happened in Nova Scotia’s public schools during the latter half of the twentieth century – dynamic music programs grew in every corner of the province. Teachers with vision, tenacity and a love of music believed in the power and importance of music in the lives of individuals and communities.

In Notes from a Musical Garden, Brenda Porter has gathered a bouquet of reminiscences by twelve educators whose resourcefulness and caring were instrumental in the cultivation of creativity in tens of thousands of students.