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Table of Contents

Mind's Ear

Why Music Study Is a Priceless Investment

Keep Jazz Within Its Limits! (interview with Paul Whiteman)

Greatest Show On Earth Grew Out of Music (interview with Mrs. Charles Ringling)

Vital Use of Drudgery

Building Character Through Music

Music in the Chinese Theater

Coöperative Pupil's Recital Plan Which Succeeded

Protect your Precious Musical Instruments

If Parents Had Had Their Way

Musical Ideas Come First

Practice With Your Brains!

Technic of the Month—Prelude in F-sharp Major, Op. 28, No. 13, by Frédéric Chopin

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Paul Guillumette Inc, kodachrome, Armand Piaggi, piano


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 08 (August 1944)
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