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Table of Contents

Oceans of Tunes

Prescription for a Music Supervisor

Developing the Orchestra (interview with Artur Rodzinski)

Quality Pays

New Keys to Practice

Choose the Right Music

Rhythm, Music, and the Theater (interview with Rouben Mamoulian)

Annual Auditions for American Piano Pupils

What is Expected of an Accompanist?

Fading Fires: Why Does Musical Genius Expire in Some Cases and Continue in Others?

FDR's Favorite Song

Octogenarians, Take Notice

Elusive Pedaling

Applying Principles of Painting to Music

Independence at the Keyboard

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


C.H. Newman, Peabody Institute, Ward-Belmont School, Nashville Conservatory of Music, pianoErnest Hutcheson


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 04 (April 1945)
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