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Table of Contents

When Walt Whitman was a Music Critic

How to Become a Better Pianist (interview with Jan Smeterlin)

Opera for the Millions: An Analysis of the Popularity of Opera (interview with Milton J. Cross)

Use the Mirror in Voice Study

Claude Debussy, French Patriot

Musicians in Khaki: A Vision of Victory in Music Thrills Britain's Armies: The Amazing Story of Symphony Orchestras Made Up of Officers and Men

Among the Composers

Fundamentals of Good Breathing

Natural Power in Piano Playing

Roses and Thorns in the Path of Private Teaching

Grieg—Nationalist and Cosmopolitan: Personal Recollections of Edvard Grieg, Part 4

Three T's: Technique—Tradition—Typing the Artist (interview with Erich Leinsdorf)

Why Don't You Like Modern Music?

Music of Iceland

Technic of the Month—Minuet in E-flat Major by W.A. Mozart

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Paderewski, Minuet a L'Antique, Moonlight Sonata, music 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 61, Number 09 (September 1943)
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