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Table of Contents

New Year Opportunity

New Keys to Practice

Don't Be Dowdy!

Short Digest in Scale Practice

Philosophy of Vocal Study (interview with Maggie Teyte)

Two Aspects of the Cuban Musical Landscape (interview with Pedro Sanjuán)

Paying Our Debt to America (interview with Henry H. Reichhold)

Good and Bad Punctuation in Phrasing

Reform in Music Teaching (interview with Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Worth Your Weight: Common Sense in Weight Playing

Parent-Teacher Groups for Music Studios

Developing the Staff Pianist for Radio (interview with H. Leopold Spitalny)

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Marjorie Santa Maria, Her Concert Debut, New Year


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 01 (January 1946)
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