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Table of Contents

Matter of Degrees

Roads to Memorizing Piano Music

Heart of the 'Cello (interview with Gregor Piatigorsky)

Observations of an Artist on Tour (interview with Ray Lev)

Securing a Good Piano Tone (interview with Earl Blair)

Variations on a Given Theme

True or False in Harmony Land

Importance of the Piano for the Organist

Building Finger Efficiency in Piano Study

Developing the Tenor Voice (interview with Frederick Jagel)

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Louise Homer, Metropolitan Opera Company, Chicago Opera


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 65, Number 08 (August 1947)
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