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Re: artsednet-digest V1 #404

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Kit Eakle (
Mon, 11 Nov 1996 12:30:23 -0500 (EST)

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Pernambucco wood is the wood used for violin bows!

>From: rojul (Rosa Juliusdottir)
>Date: Sun, 10 Nov 1996 21:35:00 GMT
>Subject: Re: rainforest
>How about a rainforest idea that focuses on all the plants there that are
>endangered and also the unfound ones which could prove to be medically very
>important and probably helpful in the battle against such disease as
>cancer, if they were to be found before the rainforest is destroyed. This
>also reminds me of a paper my daugther once wrote about the tree( I cannot
>remember the name) that only grows there and is the only tree that can be
>used to make bows (for violins and other string instruments). At that time
>my daughter was 10(she is now a cello student at NEC) she worried what
>would happened to music if these trees were all destroyed. Anyway I always
>feel good when I can put some social issues in my art lessons so therefor
>this idea. Regards Rosa

Mr. J. Kit Eakle
Program Manager
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts,
Washington, DC 20566-0001
ph (202) 416-8874

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