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Table of Contents

Practical Crime Prevention: Better Spend $5000 for a Band Than $50,000 for a Jail

Make Your Pupils' Recitals Fascinating

Getting Acquainted with the Keyboard

Style's the Thing (interview with John Brownlee)

Czerny, Master of Masters

Independent Finger Motion

Schumann Drill

Luring the Child to Love the Piano (interview with Marcele Chéridjian-Charrey)

Painless Review Work

Liszt Trick

Fascination of Two-Piano Playing (interview with Silvio Scionti)

Strange Music Makers

Threshold of Music: Borrowed Chords and Altered Chords

Are You Aiming for the Opera?

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


high school orchestra, music in movies


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 09 (September 1939)
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