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Table of Contents

Making Your Music Live (interview with Henry L. Mencken)

Why Every Child Should Have a Musical Training

Practice Lesson

Opera on the Screen

What is Popular and What is High Brow?

Freedom of the Air (interview with Boake Carter)

Salzburg and the Mozart Spirit

Heavy Thumbs

Musician's Relation to the Public, Part 2 (interview with Edward L. Bernays)

Preliminary Presentation of the Piano Keyboard

Training Pupils for the Recital

Scale Wise

Little Recital Hour of the Philadelphia Music Teachers Association

Rhythmic Wisdom

Acoustical Revelations

Watch for This Inpostor

Crayons as Critics

Music Study Helps a Lad: A Letter to Un-Musical Youth

Recital in Musical Candy Land

Cultivating Concentration

Teaching the First Scale

Inspiration by Playing

Dangerous First Six Weeks

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


opera and film, Henry Ford


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 54, Number 05 (May 1936)
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