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Table of Contents

Music and the Arts

Smart Attire for Concert and Recital (interview with Elizabeth Hawes)

Why Music Is the Most Popular of the Fine Arts

Let's Go to the Music Hall: How They Put on the Show in the World's Largest Theater

How to Play Notes

Music's Debt to Shakespeare

Recent Record Releases

Musical Foresight-Hindsight

Mystic Dances of the Far East

Music Elects a Governor

Threshold of Music: Linking Chords into Sentences—And Punctuating Them

Meaning of Musical Ornamentation: The Psychology Behind These Interesting Tonal Decorations in Music

Etude's Courses in Culture

Magnificent New The Mikado in Technicolor: A Cinema Presentation from Engand Which Accomplishes the Unbelievable

Forward March of Music

Musicians Should Read History

Next Lesson We Advance a Little

When to Start Teaching Music

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Radio City Music Hall Symphony Orchestra, India music and dance, musical ornamentation, music and culture


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 57, Number 02 (February 1939)
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