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Your Musical By-Product

Musical Twilight in Europe

Amazing, Little-Known American Musical Development (interview with Archer Gibson)

How to Improve the Enunciation of Choir Singers

May Day in Eisenach: A Little Visit to the Home of Bach

Million New Potential Music Students

Masters and Matrimony: When Wives Are Helpmates, and When They Are Not

Why Many Piano Pupils Never Pass the Fourth Grade

Porker Changes Musician's Career

How Taps Was First Blown

Purposeful Practice

Claudio Monteverdi—Father of the Opera

Joy in Early Violin Study (interview with Samuel Gardner)

Technic of the Month—Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 28, No. 10, by Frédéric Chopin

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


piano recital, piano duet


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 05 (May 1944)
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