Guy McCoy



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Table of Contents

Harpsichord To-Day (interview with Ralph Kirkpatrick)

How Important is Music?

Beethoven and Bubble Gum

Bells from Across the Seas

Rural Music: It's Not All Hillbilly

Magic of Leopold Auer (interview with Benno Rabinof)

Making Good as a Music Teacher (an editorial)

How to Sing More Fluently (interview with Crystal Waters)

San Francisco's New Musical Leader (interview with Enrique Jorda)

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Beethoven and Bubblegum, Alfred K. Allan


Composition | Ethnomusicology | Fine Arts | History | Liturgy and Worship | Music | Music Education | Musicology | Music Pedagogy | Music Performance | Music Practice | Music Theory


Monthly departmental articles (e.g. Violin Questions, Band and Orchestra Department, etc.) have been omitted from the Table of Contents as well as monthly miscellany (e.g. World of Music, New Records, etc.). For a detailed index of articles, see Dr. Pam Dennis’s An Index to Articles Published in The Etude Magazine, 1883-1957 Part 1 and Part 2 (published by A-R Editions and the Music Library Association). An index to the musical scores included in each issue may be found in Dr. Douglas Bomberger’s An Index to Music Published in The Etude Magazine, 1883–1957 (also published by the Music Library Association).

Volume 72, Number 08 (August 1954)
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