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Table of Contents

What is the Most Important Work to Which the Music Clubs of America May Devote Their Efforts? A Nation-Wide Symposium

Beginnings of American Music: A Sketch of Our Musical Endeavor Up to the Early Years of the Last Century

What Our Music Clubs Need Most

Ingrowing Musical Clubs

Music Students in Small Towns

Getting More Pupils

Slow Practice with Exaggerated Accents

Opera a Year

What the National Federation of Musical Clubs is Doing to Help in Making America a Musical Nation

Heredity and Music

Club: A Municipal Personality

Beacon Lights of Opera, To-Day and Yesterday: Graphic Sketches of the Masters Who Have Developed the Art

Are Parents Always Right

Story of American Musical Clubs

How to Form a Music Department in a Woman's Club

Fascinating Club Entertainments and How to Give Them

Opportunity for the Music Clubs

Friendliness in the Club

How Hofmann Masters a Difficult Passage

Shall We Be Ourselves

How to Organize a Music Club in Your Community

Ten Suggestions for Musical Clubs

Get Inside and Help

Prospectus of National Federation Activities

Molehill Mountains

Are Musicians Born—Not Made?

Their Hobbies

Spohrs Noisy Waistcoat

Secret of Holding the Child's Interst in Junior Club Work

What Shall We Call Our New Music Club

How to Work Up Programs and Special Study Courses for Music Clubs

How to Keep Up Interest in a Club Music Section

Speed Kings at the Keyboard

When They Wrote Their First Symphonies

Choose Your Audience

Strangled with Red Tape

What They are Doing in California

Interesting Points About Sound

War Musicians

How to Arrange for a Small Orchestra

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Francis Hopkinson, women in music, National Federation of Music Clubs


Composition | Ethnomusicology | Fine Arts | History | Liturgy and Worship | Music | Music Education | Musicology | Music Pedagogy | Music Performance | Music Practice | Music Theory


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 40, Number 03 (March 1922)
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