Download Full Text (10.5 MB)

Table of Contents

Art of Suggesting

Post-War Opera in Italy: A Musical Snapshot

Training for Artistry (interview with Claudio Arrau)

Capitalizing Your Musical Ability (interview with Fred Waring)

Chopin and the Chopin Renaissance

Edward Ellsworth Hipsher Obituary

My Twenty Favorite Records and Why

Brakes and Breaks (interview with Walter Hendl)

André Gide, Prince of Letters, and Musician

First Performance of Handel's Messiah

Magic of Delius: Was Sir Thomas Beecham Right?

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Henri Frederic Amiel


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 04 (April 1948)
Files over 3MB may be slow to open. For best results, right-click and select "save as..."