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Table of Contents

Importance of Musical Craftmanship

How to Punctuate Through Phrasing

On Becoming a Better Pianist (interview with Moura Lympany)

Paderewski the Incomparable: The Most Dramatic Figure in the History of the Piano

Concerning the Concertmaster (interview with Harry Zarief)

Finger Stroke in Piano Playing (interview with Henry Levine)

Theodore Presser (1848-1925): A Centenary Biography, Part 11

Musical Boston in the Gay Nineties Recent Visitors at Harvard

Singer and Stage Fright

Preparing for Opera (interview with Polyna Stoska)

May Birthdays and Anniversaries

Style Show: Piano Recitaloque

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Ignace Jan Paderewski, Poland, Soviet, Theodore Steinway


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 05 (May 1949)
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