Download Full Text (10.7 MB)

Table of Contents

Enesco Talks on Menuhin

How the Piano is Coming Back

How to Become a Better Pianist (interview with Isidor Philipp)

Advantages of a Poor Piano

Role of Music in Prisons

Tour of Early Keyboard Instruments in the Nation's Capital

Cure for Musicians' Cramp

Catering to America's Musical Tastes (interview with David Rubinoff)

Graceful Gavotte: A Dance to Which Several Influences Have Contributed

Pupil's Right

Benjamin Franklin's Interest in Music

Teaching Interpretation Through Thought Force

Old Music Arrives; Order Sent in '87 Is Filled by Firm

Czerny's Many-Sided Etude, Number Sixty-Five

Measure for Measure

Aids in Overcoming Finger Stiffness

Relating Music to Everyday Life

Musical Flower Garden: A Game for Music Clubs

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Georges Enesco, prison music, gavotte dance


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 02 (February 1937)
Files over 3MB may be slow to open. For best results, right-click and select "save as..."