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Table of Contents

Superstitions in Music

Musical Food for Millions (interview with Erno Rapée)

Brighter Scale Practice

Increasing the Activity of the Fingers

Magical and Misunderstood Art of Reviewing

Romance of the Sweetest Story Ever Told

Tooting Your Own Horn: The Most Difficult Instrument for the Musician to Learn

My Toughest Spot: Taking Things as They Come

Getting the Perspective in Teaching

Composing for Pictures (interview with Erich Korngold)

Strongest Carillon in the World

First Steps in Musical Transposition

Approach to Interpretation

Berceuse Op. 57 of Chopin

Autumn Days in the Presser Gardens

Brahms Selfless Musician

Arpeggio Drill

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Erich Korngold, Chopin, Russian music


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 55, Number 01 (January 1937)
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