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Table of Contents

Eternal Chopin

Orchestra As a Municipal Asset (interview with Harl McDonald)

Nest of the Nightingales: An Exquisite Musical Fairy Story

How Can I Become a Pianist? (interview with Artur Rubinstein)

Romeo and Juliet of the Mountains: How Music and Drama Ended the Notorius Hatfield and McCoy Feud

Natural—or Impossible! (interview with Cloe Elmo)

Concert Hall in Your Home

Approach to Elementary String Class Teaching

Pride of the Navy

Shifting—Sliding—Change of Position

Wednesday Afternoon With the Cecilians

Basis for Piano Technique

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Artur Rubinstein, piano, Poland


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 66, Number 06 (June 1948)
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