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Table of Contents

Why the World Needs Bands (interview with John Philip Sousa)

Modern Questions in the Study of Harmony

Sparks from the Musical Anvil of Today

Curious Lure of Chinese Music

Oral Drills in Intervals

Musical Jargon of the Radio Clarified: A Popular Interpretation of Technical Terms Which are Heard Daily Over the Radio, Part 3

Percussion—The Pulse of Music

Technical Problems in a Nutshell

Overcoming Difficulties in Memorizing

Open the New Musical Season Brillantly by Spreading the Gospel of Music-Study

Odd Facts about Sound

Case for Modern Music

Master Lesson on Chopin's Polonaise in C Minor, Op. 40, No. 2

Keeping the Interest in Piano Study

Radio, Pupil and Teacher

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


radio, percussion music, Chinese music, Chopin


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 48, Number 09 (September 1930)
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