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Table of Contents

Blessings at Thanksgiving

Does Practice Make Perfect?

What Is the Purpose of Music Study? (interview with Josef Hofmann)

Punctuation Enhances Musical Beauty: A Plea for Better Punctuation in Music, a Most Vital Part of Phrasing Often Disregarded by Young Piano Students

Theodore Presser as a Teacher

Masterpieces in the Jungle: The Saga of USO-Camp Show Unit 264

Meet Destiny With Your Head Up!

Curing the Mistake Habit: How to Help the Child to Help Himself in Weeding His Musical Garden

How to Plan Programs That Succeed: Judgment and Experience Bring Lasting Results

Get Your Vowels Right!

Setting Industry to Music

Modern Renaissance of the Organ (interview with E. Power Biggs)

Style and Interpretation

Modern Percussionist

Christian Sinding in America

Are Two Pianos an Advantage in the Studio?

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Wilmer S. Richter, commercial art, World War II, Russian sleigh ride, Tchaikovsky, piano composition


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 62, Number 11 (November 1944)
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