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Table of Contents

Selling Your Musical Ability

Our Young Musical Army

President John Quincy Adams' Picturesque Musical Impressions: A Quaint and Highly Pituresque Outlook of the Sixth President of the United States Upon Music in the Early Years of the Past Century

How Chopin Really Looked: Only Photograph Come to Light

Successful Singing (interview with Vivian della Chiesa)

Woods Used in Musical Instruments

Music in Switzerland

Profitable Musical Calling of Women: A Condition Which Should Open a Large, Well-Paid Field for Trained Musical Workers

Oldest Music Store in America

Rapid Sight Playing: A Practical Method to Produce Quick Results

Disney's New Musical Picture Does It Again: Music Takes a Stellar Rôle in Bambi

No Substitute for Practice

Basic Harmonic Principles Simplified

Music and Athletics

Technic of the Month—Technistories for Boys and Girls

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


James Malley, World War II, blackout curtain, piano lessons


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 60, Number 09 (September 1942)
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