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Table of Contents

Good Neighbor Policy

Armies of Singing Men

Take Time to Take Time

Good Singing is Natural (interview with Jussi Bjoerling)

Romance in Songs

How Ferruccio Busoni Taught (interview with Egon Petri)

Who Wrote That?

Basis of Violin Playing Today

What Shall I Sing? (interview with Eva Gauthier)

Getting a Start in a Small Town

Dissecting the Chromatic Scale

Dr. E.E. Hipsher Retires

Helps Toward Sight Reading

Sign That Paid

Getting Laughter Through Music: An Important Description of Works in Which Composers Have Stiven to Make Fun with Tones

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Charles Camille Saint Saens, Samson and Delilah, The Swan, Giuseppe Verdi, Franz Liszt, Johann Strauss, composer, waltz


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 58, Number 10 (October 1940)
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