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Table of Contents

Invention in Music

Getting the Most from Your Music Lessons: Practical Hints on Oft-Neglected Factors in Music Study

Denmark's Royal Conductor

Education in Opera (interview with Boris Goldovsky)

Fiddling While the Sun Burns

Hail Rotarians, Kiwanians, Lions, Optimists and Members of All Service Clubs

Imagination, the Key to the Child's Musical Interest

Music, the Universal Language

Gaining Experience (interview with Stella Roman)

Shall I Become a Professional Musician?

Playing the Piano in the Church Service

Keep in the Middle of the Choral Road

Inconsistencies in Musical Notation

Strictly American Vocal Problems (interview with Mack Harrell)

Just How Leschetizky Taught

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Howard Hanson, Eastman School of Music, American composer, Merry Mount, Metropolitan Opera Company


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 08 (August 1949)
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