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Table of Contents

Country Music Goes to Town

How Do They Do It?

Jazz—the Music of Exile: An English Opinion Which Credits the Jewish Race as Well as the Negro Race with American Jazz

Why Al Smith Likes Music: The Musical Credo of a Striking Individualist

Battle of Music

ASCAP's Reply to its Critics

Famous Composers Rally to ASCAP

Strength of Fingers, Strength of Thought (interview with Rudolf Serkin)

Art and Life in Indian Music (interview with Ish-ti-Opi)

New Dress Every Day

How to Make the Melody Speak

Teaching Tone Quality

My Country's Music—'Tis of Thee!

Master Lesson on Bach's Fantasie in C Minor

Technic of the Month—Czerny, Op. 335, No. 14

What About the Consonants?

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Verna Shaffer, World War II, joyful 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 59, Number 03 (March 1941)
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