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Table of Contents

Wife Begins at Forty-Plus

Spare Time Orchestras: Musical Amateurs of Notable Ability

Training of An Artist (interview with Pierre Luboshutz and Genia Nemenoff)

Rachmaninoff As I Knew Him

Irregular Rhythms in Chopin

Joys of the String Quartet

Making a Specialty of Teaching Adults (interview with Nat D. Kane)

Toward a Sounder Philosophy of Musical Education (interview with Erich Leinsdorf)

Pennsylvania Dutch Music at Ephrata: A Musical Anomaly, Part 2

How Joseffy Taught the Piano

Colorful Harp Effects With the Organ

Opera and the Balakirevs

Romance of Famous Bells

Tops at Twenty-Two (interview with Elliott Lawrence)

Interesting Letter From a Home Group in Brazil

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Beethoven, Moonlight Sonata


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 03 (March 1948)
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