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Table of Contents

Musica Pan-America

Music of the Woodland: A Musical Playlet

History of the Marimba

Teaching the Little Tots: The Real Pre-School Age

Mind's Ear

Diversions of the Masters

How to Teach Broken Chords

Couldn't Fool Him on Pitch

Music Makers in Old New England: A Timely Review of Many Quaint Customs

Singers of the Soil: Including the Fascinating Story of Buckwheat or Shaped Notes

Jascha Heifetz Transposed to the Films

Color in Piano Styles

Music's Debt to the Poets

New Experiment with Music in Business

Scherzo from the Sonata in F Minor of Brahms—A Master Lesson

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Pan-American Union, marimba, Sweet Adeline


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 08 (August 1939)
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