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Table of Contents

Mission Mass Chimes

Vast American Cultural Movement

Savoyard Saga: Comments Upon One of the Most Unusual Happenings in the History of Music in the Theater—The Fateful Combination of Gilbert, Sullivan and D'Oyly Carte at the Savoy Theater in London

Accent the Charm of Music: Why the First and Third Beats are Accented

Piano as a Broadcasting Instrument

Modern Tendencies in Music

Saving for Music Study

Evening With Ethelbert Nevin

Passing of a Great Diva

Cultivating a Dependable Memory

Grand Tradition of Opera (interview with Léon Rothier)

About Fifth Fingers, Ladies' Hands, and Camels' Backs

Helping the Parent to Help the Pupil Practice

Why Every Child Should Have a Musical Training

Head Study

Composers and How They Create

Music in Pompeii

Tests for Music Students

Make Your Music Look Professional

Samson and Delilah of Saint-Saëns

Adult Piano Student

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


women in music, American culture, Savoy Theater London, Marcella Sembrich death


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 53, Number 04 (April 1935)
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