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This I Believe Pledge Spot - The Power of Music

From: This I Believe
Series: This I Believe
Length: 01:15

Composer Joan Tower talks about the power of music Read the full description.

Tiblogosmall_small In this excerpt from her This I Believe essay, composer and pianist Joan Tower talks the power of music, especially in her own life. Perfect for use during pledge drives, she hits many of the core values of classical music listeners.

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In this excerpt from her This I Believe essay, composer and pianist Joan Tower talks the power of music, especially in her own life. Perfect for use during pledge drives, she hits many of the core values of classical music listeners.

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www.thisibelieve.org