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Table of Contents

Sure Fiddler at Seventeen

Agreeable Succession of Sounds

Road of Glory: A Spiritual Pageant in the Deep South That Rivals Green Pastures

Your Community Should Have a Public Music Library (interview with Dorothy Lawton)

Truth About the Mysterious Death of Peter Ilyich Tsychaikowsky

Invitation to Mr. Paderewski's Eightieth Birthday Party: A Birthday Cake with a Million Candles

Beethoven, the Eccentric

William C. Steere of Worcester, Massachusetts

Teaching Phrasing Through Rests

Stamp of Approval

Toscanini, Man and Legend

What Good Is the Middle Pedal?

Sumer Is I-Cumen In: How a Teacher Solved the Problem of Keeping Busy Through the Summer, by Doing a Useful and Profitable Type of Musical Work that Gave Both Benefit and Pleasure to All Concerned

Master Lesson Upon Canzonetta from Tschaikowsky's Concerto, Opus 35 in D Major, for Violin and Orchestra

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Verna Shaffer, wedding ceremony


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 06 (June 1940)
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