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Table of Contents

Cultural Olympics

Relief Through Change

Down to Mexico: The Picturesque Music of Our Sister Republic on the South

Heart of the Blues (interview with W.C. Handy)

Accompanists are Born, Not Made (interview with Coenrad V. Bos)

Irishman the Grandfather of Russian Music: The Singular Story of John Field, Pianist and Composer

Family Musical Museum: A Remarkable Swiss Group Which Has Attracted Wide Attention

How Much Musical Talent Has My Child? A Musical Intelligence Test for Children Which Any Musical Mother May Give at Home

Music—An Avocation for Men: A Soldier Talks to Boys About Men and Music

How the Oratorio Began

Developing Musical Pitch

Bringing a Song to Life

Music Teachers and Movie Cameras

Novel Game Aids Teaching

Master Lesson—The Fairy-Like Scherzo in E Minor, Op. 16, No. 2, by Mendelssohn

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Verna Shaffer, Easter message, choir


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 03 (March 1940)
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