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Table of Contents

Sound the Trumpet, Beat the Drums! (from Handel's Judas Maccabeus)

Renaissance of the Band (Interview with Edwin Franko Goldman)

What Do Bands Mean to America? (interview with Fred A. Holtz)

And the Band Won

New Concepts in Present Day Music (interview with Paul Whiteman)

America's Oldest Civic Band: One Hundred and Ten Years of Activity; and Still Flourishing

Sing With Your Heart (interview with Frieda Hempel)

Recent Record Releases

Tooting a Horn for Fifty Years (interview with B.A. Rolfe)

Eight Years Abroad With a Jazz Band

American Bandmaster Speaks—A Symposium

March of the Grail Knights: From Richard Wagner's Parsifal as Transcribed by Franz Liszt

Forward March of Music

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Handel, American band music, George Gerschwin, Rhapsody in Blue, Allentown band, B.A. Rolfe, Thomas Edison, United States Marine band


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 04 (April 1939)
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