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Table of Contents

Music and a Loftier Race

New Keys to Practice

Music America Wants: The Amazing Story of How Two Banjos, a Drum, and a Piano Developed into a Vast Musical Enterprise (interview with Fred Waring)

Warming-Up Exercises Make Better Public Performances

There's No Substitute for Knowledge!: How Motion Picture Music is Written (interview with Victor Young)

Victor Young and Victor Young

Our Future Musical Theater (interview with Richard Rodgers)

Music Student Awards Make Better Pupils: War Stamps Make Splendid Prizes

Making Bach Interesting (interview with Alexander Borovsky)

Use of the Palato-Pharyngeal Muscles in Singing

Letter from London: Music, During Britain's Darkest Hour, is Employed to Help the Workers on the Home Front

Treatment of Repeated Notes

Brahms Intermezzo, Opus 117, No. 1 (Master Lesson)

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Harold M. Lambert, Philadelphia, war times, enemy fire


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 02 (February 1945)
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