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Table of Contents

Grand Crusade

Need of Musical Pioneers

Bach and Modern Keyboard Technic

Studio Waiting Room

Queen Victoria and Music: England's Queen-Empress Studied Voice with the Great Lablache for Two Decades

Address to an Entering Class

Practice as an Art

New Gateways to Opera (interview with Lee Pattison)

Can Perfect Pitch be Acquired?: Research into the Baffling Problem of Absolute Pitch Memory

What Adult Beginners Need for Rapid Progress: Helps for This Rapidly Growing Class

Ideal Teacher for the Ideal Instrument

Their Toughest Spot: Laughing at Rejection Letters

Immortal Beautiful Blue Danube Waltzes: The Seventieth Anniversary of this Johann Strauss Masterpiece

Do You Know?

Sidney Lanier, Poet-Musician: The Story of The Laureate of the South and His Musical Achievements

Is Three-Part Writing Worth While in the Study of Harmony?

Finger Transpositions

Wagner and Offenbach

Why Rhythm?

Sunrise Club for Practice

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Curtis Institute of Music, Sidney Lanier


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 09 (September 1937)
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