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Table of Contents

Passing of a Giant

Place of the Little Symphony

Music and the Municipality (interview with Fiorello H. La Guardia)

Have Fun with Music! (interview with Kent Cooper)

Three Main Touches

Hymn That Was Found in a Bottle

Freedom in Singing (interview with Lily Djanel)

Among the Composers

What the Nazi Vandals Did to Tscdhaikowsky's Home

Tension Relieving Music at the Front

Memorizing Is Easy: That is, If You Know How

Beethoven as a Deaf Musician Sees Him

How to Develop an Arpeggio Technic

Music Studio Goes Patriotic

Technic of the Month—Techhistories for Boys and Girls

Important Elements in the Foundation of Touch: The Value of Rotary Motion

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Charles Hawley, Sweetest Flower that Grows, piano teacher, organ


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 05 (May 1943)
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