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Table of Contents

Finding the Right Place

Sustaining the Pupil's Interest

Paper Shortage—Our Joint Problem

Before There Was a Copyright

Little Touch of God's Finger (interview with Lauritz Melchior)

Three Contemporary English Composers (William Walton, Michael Tippett, Benjamin Britten)

Pietro Mascagni—A Tragic Figure?

Pink Slips, Prizes, and Perfection

Know Your Instrument! (interview with Egon Petri)

Servants of the Ideal: Ten Great Educators

Negro Spiritual: A Lively Leaven in the American Way of Life

Claude Debussy as a Music Critic

What the Audience Should Give to an Artist (interview with Mme. Mana-Zucca)

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Charles O. Gebauer, Pietro Mascagnt, Cavalleria Rusticana, Italian opera, Italian composer


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 04 (April 1946)
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