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Table of Contents

Music in Your Soul

Musicians and Digestion: Physical Influences on the Efficiency of Composers, Musicians, and Singers

Music Brings New Joy to Life and Work: Planned Music Service, in Ever-Expanding Measure, is Revolutionizing Condition in Offices, Banks, Factories, and Public Places (interview with Harry E. Houghton)

Look Into Your Piano

Play the Cello and Look Pretty

Servants of the Muses: Ten Great Musical Educators

Control of the Voice (interview with Lansing Hatfield)

Magic of Sound: Sound, Which is Necessary to Life, Can Be Constructive or Destructive; Scientists Are Now Working on its Beneficial Effects

New Thoughts on Voice Care (interview with Lily Pons)

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Marion Sabel, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Spanish musical notation, church music


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 05 (May 1946)
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