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Table of Contents

Three Centuries of Thanksgiving

Magic of Melody

Making the Met: Which is 1945 Slang for Securing an Opportunity to Appear as Soloist at the Metropolitan Opera House with the Opera Company of the Metropolitan Opera Association (interview with Edward Johnson)

Principles I Learned from Tobias Mathay (interview with Ray Lev)

Music Teacher's Day in a Boom Town

Class Teaching in Applied Music

Overcoming the Handicaps of the Adult Piano Beginner

Who Should Play the Harp? (interview with Edward Vito)

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Georgeann Helms, World War II, Pacific Island frontier, Thanksgiving, Philadelphia Industrial Museum of Art


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 63, Number 11 (November 1945)
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