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Table of Contents

Star Enters Her 'Teens

Morning at Valley Forge

Lord Byron in Romantic Music

Reaching Your Goal at the Keyboard (interview with Percy Grainger)

Earlier God Bless America

Singing Success without Money or Manager

Brahms' Prickly Pet

Language of the Composer (interview with Béla Bartók)

Musical Ear

Lure for the Musical Child

Origin of The Star-Spangled Banner

Practical Hints for Training the Conductor (interview with Nicholai Malko)

Pirating Parnassus: Tune Borrowing in Tin Pan Alley

Technic of the Month—More Invaluable Czerny Studies

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Verna Shaffer, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Edison, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, patriotism


Composition | Ethnomusicology | Fine Arts | History | Liturgy and Worship | Music | Music Education | Musicology | Music Pedagogy | Music Performance | Music Practice | Music Theory


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 02 (February 1941)
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