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Table of Contents

Wanted—a Million Pianos

Music's Significant Place in Modern Life (interview with Harry S. Truman)

How I Taught Alec Templeton (interview with Margaret Humphrey)

Humor in Music (interview with Alec Templeton)

Stars and Stripes Forever Around the World

Bland Memorial Dedicated: Negro Minstrel Who Wrote Carry Me Back to Old Virginny Honored by Governor William M. Tuck and Virginians

Significance of the Bland Memorial

Important Announcement

Piano Student's Problem of Memorizing

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


White House, U.S. Navy Band, Fred M. Vinson, harp


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 64, Number 10 (October 1946)
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