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Table of Contents

Have You Youth Concerts in Your Community?

Music and the Dawn of a New Day

Making of a Name (interview with Arthur Judson)

Wartime Musical London, Paris and Brussels

Begin the Year with Music

Creating a Character in Opera (interview with Friedrich Schorr)

Dreams of Old Musical Vienna: How Musical History Was Made Over Cups of Coffee

Musical Triumphs in Motion Pictures: A History of the Art, from Jazz Singer to Today1

Current Films with Worth While Music

Making Five Finger Piano Technic Vital: A Highly Instructive Article for Younger Teachers

Training the Hands for Definite Goals

Why Not a Mother's Study Group: A Record of One Teacher's Experiment with Mothers of Pre-School Children with Suggestions for an Interesting Project That Brings Extra Income to the Teacher

Practical Hints in Melody Writing

Master Lesson—Chopin's Nocturne Op. 32, No. 2

Pedal Problems for Little Folks

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


youth, drum majorette, 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 01 (January 1940)
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