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Table of Contents

I Want to Be the Leader of the Band

Figures and Phrases

Vochestra—A New Musical Combination (interview with Fred Waring)

Objectives of Scale Practice: Why is It That the Student Who Has Had a Thorough Training in Scales Can Be Distinguished Immiediately?

Do Musical Talents Have Higher Intelligence?: The Famous Quiz Kids Make a Remarkable Showing

Why Not Get Up a Summer Music Play?

Musical Genius and Youth

Artist Speaks of Music (interview with S.J. Woolf)

How Strong Is Your Foundation? (interview with José Iturbi)

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Kodachrome, violin student


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 03 (March 1945)
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