Guy McCoy



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Table of Contents

Hammer-Finger or Perfect Finger

Hear Yourself as Others Hear You (interview with Astrid Varnay) What Were They Doing, Daddy?

American Industry in Music

That New York Début Recital


Disc-Jockeys and American Music (interview with Paul Whiteman)

Careers of Service in Sacred Song (interview with George Beverly Shea)

Theobald Böhm—A Tribute: How His Work Influenced the Development of the Modern Orchestra, and Widened the Scope of the Composer

Their Time Isn't Your Time

Improving Orchestral Musicianship (interview with Efrem Kurtz)

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Ignace Jan Paderewski


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 70, Number 05 (May 1952)
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