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Table of Contents

Marimba Supersedes Xylophone

How Can We Best Serve Our Students (interview with Geraldine Farrar)

About Pieces for Two Pianos: A Discussion of Musical Works Rapidly Rising in Popularity

Hymns in Teaching Harmony

Threshold of Music: When Four Notes Get Together—Seventh Chords

Modern Marimba and Its Relation to the Xyloophone (interview with Yoichi Hiraoka)

Do Not Cast the Old Aside

Chord Twins

Picturesque Prague—Home of Dvorák and Smetana

Transposing by Numbers

What Did Bach Mean: How Each of His Motives Construes a Thought

Hand and the Memory

Mazurka in F-sharp Minor of Chopin

Compactness With Comfort: Everyone Who Wants a Studio in a Limited Space will Gain Practical Hints from the Decoration and Utility Ideas of This Piano Teacher Who Studied Architecture

Marjorie Lawrence—And Achievement: How She Reached Success in Paris and New York—And What She Does to Keep Her Hard-Won Position in Opera

Educational Use of Sound Amplifying Systems in Schools

Can and Will

Scales for Little Folks

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


marimba, xylophone, Chopin


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 56, Number 09 (September 1938)
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