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Table of Contents

Youth Cries, Wake Up America!

New Thing Came and They Would Not See

New Insights to the Mastery of Debussy: Three Striking Period Pictures

Breaking into Radio

Mr. Bach of 1940

Composers and Their Mothers

German Masters

Our Musical Presidents

How to Make Pupils' Recitals Fascinating: Stage Etiquette for Every Performing Musician

When Music is King: A Week When a Nation Turns Musical

Odyssey of Oscar Levant (interview with Levant, Oscar)

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Tchaikovsky, piano solo, The Seasons, Verna Shaffer


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 05 (May 1940)