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Table of Contents

American Folk Songs

Time and Tune

Music Educators Constantly Progressing

Don't Fear Your Limitations (interview with Jarmila Novotná)

When J.P. Morgan Sang

By the Beautiful Blue Danube: The Story of the Most Popular Waltz Ever Written)

Amusing Musical Episodes

Renaissance of A Cappella Singing (interview with Baroness Georg Von Trapp)

Mr. Mathews' Treasure Box: How a Famous American Music Educator Preserved Musical Facts

How to Capitalize Music Memory

Using Imagination in Teaching

Musical Askit Baskit

Gaining Keyboard Velocity Through Touch Control

Liszt, the Patron Saint of Music

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


H. Armstrong Roberts, 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 04 (April 1940)