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Table of Contents

Hail to the Viola!

Who Should Have a Singing Career? (Interview with Nelson Eddy)

Private Teacher and Public School Team Work

How Vitamins Can Help Musicians

Do You Want to Conduct? (Interview with Alfred Wallenstein)

How A-440 Became the Standard Pitch

Switzerland’s Musical Position in the World War: The Important Mission Assumed by That Country under the Present Circumstances in Europe

Foundation Exercises for Scale Playing: Essential Drill for Rapid Musical Progress

Mexican Musical Folklore, Part 2

Uncle Sam Wants Singing Centers Everywhere

Organ Music Nobody Knows

Karl Merz Music Hall: A Notable Tribute to a Great Musician

Importance of Music in Wartime Industry: Music That Makes Work a Joy

Secret of Public Reaction (Interview with Gracie Fields)

Multi-Shift Accordion (Interview with Pietro Deiro)

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Russian composer, Dmitri Shostakovich, Stalingrad symphony, radio broadcast


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 02 (February 1943)
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