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Table of Contents

Youth Overcomes a Handicap

Subconscious Musical Education

Thomas Jefferson's Life-Long Love of Music

Qualities a Pianist Must Possess (interview with Artur Schnabel)

Symphony of the Sawdust: Thirty Years with a Circus Band (interview with Merle Evans)

Music That Little Folks Like: A Word to Composers

Coaching for Opera (interview with Wilfred Pelletier)

John Philip Sousa As an Author: The Famous Bandmaster-Composer Wrote Five Books Which Had a Large Sale

Ignace Jan Paderewski, 1860-1941

Father of the Viennese Operetta: Franz von Suppé and the Viennese Operettists

Technic of the Month—Simple Broken Chord Passages

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Wilmer S. Richter, commercial art, A Day in Venice, Ethelbert Nevin, American composer


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 59, Number 08 (August 1941)
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