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    "Wax Poetics distinguishes the music listeners from the music lovers. It has always represented the legacy of the music, through documentation, storytelling, and appreciation of the artists and participants, the process, and the music makers and music making, helping to ensure that their/our history is never mistaken or forgotten."

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