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Table of Contents

Musical Debutante: How a Youthful Prima Donna Triumphed at Thirteen

Keystone of Our Nation

Ageless Tunes: Why Victor Herbert's Melodies Never Became Chestnuts

There's a Long, Long Trail a-Winding: The Story of a Song that Earned Three Million Dollars (interviewh with Zo Elliott)

Amusing Musical Episodes

Discovering the Riches in Old Music (interview with Wanda Landowska)

Social Art: Eight Hands—Forty Fingers

Medallions of Russian Masters of Yesteryear (interview with Plotnikoff, Eugene)

How to Get and to Hold Pupils

Harpist and His Problems (interview with Marcel Grandjany)

Master Lesson—Chopin's Mazurka, Op. 24, No. 4 in B-flat Minor

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


My Country Tis of Thee, Battle Hymn of the Republic, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, youth


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 02 (February 1940)
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