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Table of Contents

Significant Musical Advance

Music and the World's Great Hour

Part Work and Part Play

Mental Approach to Singing (interview with Jessica Dragonette)

Music All Around the Fair

Story Book Recital

Hill Billy and River Songs at Their Source: Notes of an Active Collector in Discovering American Folk Songs

Music Can Work Miracles: Why Singing in the Bath tub is Good for Your Ego

Protecting Your Piano Investment: Milions and Millions of Dollars are Invested in Pianos in America, Yet Few Know How to Protect Their Instruments

Sound Track of Yesterday and Today

Miraculous Case of Blind Tom: The Enigma of the Famous Musical Genius Who Astonished the World

Making Practice Produce: A Nine Months Program Designed to Compel Results

Chords Are Personalities

How to Increase Expansion of the Hand

Putting the Finger on the Spot

Flowers of a Great Musical Epoch: How to Study the Preludes of Chopin

Master Lesson—Etude in E major, Op. 10, No. 3 by Frederic Chopin

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


metronome, tempo


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 08 (August 1940)
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