Guy McCoy



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Table of Contents

Approach to Beethoven (interview with Claudio Arrau)

Music's Royal Heritage: From Early Times to the Present Royalty has Bestowed Many Favors and Much Assistance to Music and Musicians

Personal Reminiscences of Jacques Thibaud

Pre-Kindergarten School

Chopin's Influence on Modern Music

Preparing for an Operatic Career (interview with Camilla Williams)

Playing the Church Service

Music Comes to the Little Red School House: A Unique Arrangement Which Has Proved Its Worth in Bringing Music to Children Who Otherwise Would be Deprived of It

William Kapell—An Informal Sketch By His Teacher

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Ludwig van Beethoven, An Approach to Beethoven, Claudio Arrau


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 02 (February 1954)
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