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Table of Contents

Song of the American Revolution

Heldentenor, or Heroic Tenor (interview with Lauritz Melchior)

Answers to Brain Teasers Musical Intelligence Test

Bunched Finger Playing

Star Spangled Banner: With Photographs from the Celebrated Historical Collection of William Thompson

Longfellow's Influence on Musical Composition

America: A National Anthem Which Finds Lodgment in the Heart of Every True American

Double Purpose Exercise

Making Friends with the Wrist: An Important Phase of Pianoforte Playing

Playing Pa to Sleep at Three A.M.

Playing the Four Note Chord

Effect of Music on Wild Animals

How America Lost Chopin: A Romance of the Poet of the Piano

Cambridge Quarters: Sometimes Miscalled the Westminster Chimes

Dynamics in the Rhythm Band

Notation Made Interesting

Where Dvorák Wrote the Humoresque

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Chopin, Dvorak


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 07 (July 1937)