Guy McCoy



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Table of Contents

Toward Greater Piano Pleasures (interview with Alec Templeton)

Appreciation Through Participation

Making of Music

What Do You Want from Piano Lessons?

Rewards of a Successful Musical Career (interview with Richard Crooks)

Story of the National Ballet of Canada On the Threshold:The Emergence of the Symphonic Band

Success Lies in Service (interview with Gregor Piatigorsky)

Pianist's Page

Outstanding Compositions of the Year: Some of the Best Educational Publications of 1955

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Musical Ambassadors at Large


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).