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Table of Contents

Television and Radio To-day

What the Band Means to Your Home Community (interview with John Philip Sousa)

How Expression is Achieved at the Keyboard Through Accent: The Agógic Accent in Expression

Beethoven as a Violinist, Portrait

New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra: Its Origin and History

Report Card Form

Practical and Profitable Piano Recital

America's Giant Strides in Music for Youth

To Judge the Pupil's Progress

Twenty September Business Hints for Practical Teachers of Music

New Fashioned Dry Goods Advertising

Tone Color

Schumann's Immortal Words

On the Interpretation of Bach

Notes and Rests that Go Together

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


television, radio, New York Philharmonic


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 49, Number 09 (September 1931)
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