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Table of Contents

Need for Leadership

Was Wagner Influenced by Schubert?

My Life With Music (interview with Helen Hayes)

Hints on the Organ Recital

Making Discarded Music Useful

Why Not Enjoy Elizabethan Keyboard Music?

Do You Want to Become a Radio Singer? (interview with Reinhold Schmidt)

Tune Up, Neighbors!

Technic—Basic Need for Good Playing: A Stimulating Factor in Velocity Work

Every Music Lesson is Expandable

Start Singing. Wherever You Are! (interview with Donald Dame)

Military Polonaise of Frédéric Chopin, A Master Lesson

Sight Reading

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Loder's, H. Armstrong Studios


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 08 (August 1946)
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