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Table of Contents

Richard Strauss: 1864-1949

Goodbye, Mr. Johnson

What Is Your Vocal Problem?

First Aid for Ailing Brass: How to Make Your Instrument Work Better and Last Longer

Let's Help Our Young Orchestras: An Amateur Group is Harder to Conduct than the Boston Symphony (interview with Arthur Fiedler)

Use the Pedal—Don't Abuse It

Can Students Learn to Think?

Let Them Doodle!: In the Early Stages, Having Fun with Music is More Important than Sight-Reading

Why Not Take Up Your Music Again?

Pictures Have Impact

Good Bass Is Hard to Find

Fighting the Famine of Strings

Psychologist Looks at Music (interview with Victor Scholer)

Bargain-Counter Carillon: Bell Effects are Now Within the Means of the Average Church

Editorial: The Day of Gratitude

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Edward Johnson, Metropolitan Opera Company, Edouardo di Giovanni, Pelleas


Composition | Music | Music Pedagogy | Music Performance


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 67, Number 11 (November 1949)
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