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Table of Contents

Words and Music

Etude Music Lover's Bookshelf

Grieg—Nationalist and Cosmopolitan: Personal Recollections of Edvard Grieg, Part 2

Music Gave Me a Career (interview with Deanna Durbin)

New Era for American Composers (interview with Deems Taylor)

Artistic Possibilities of Good Jazz (interview with Raymond Scott)

Key Lines for Hand Position

Importance of Good Keyboard Action

Scale Contest That Worked

Left-Handed Musicians

How I Worked It Out

Why Not Better Violinists?

Those Puzzling Fifths

Problems in Choral Singing (interview with Albert Stoessel)

Shostakovich Talks on War and Music

Arousing Interest Through Color

Americans All!

Recital Preparation

Our Songs Embody Our National Morale Strength

One Piece Learned Perfectly

Singing Off Key

Musical Wartime Needs: How to Organize Your Home Community for Hearthside Music Appreciation Nights

Thrill of the Bagpipes

Technic of the Month—Just Before Dawn, Op. 28, No. 2, by Robert Franz

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


war time, Franklin Roosevelt, Verna Shaffer, National Bureau for the Advancement of Music


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 07 (July 1943)
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