approx. 71 pages ; 13x10.5 inches inches
This issue of Wisdom magazine - the Magazine of Knowledge for all America - is dated, September 1937. Felix Mendelson portrait at about age 24 on the cover Issue- published monthly by Theodore Presser Company of Philadelphia, Pa. at a cost of 25 cents an issue, at the time. Each issue offers fascinating pieces for the musical home, masterworks, outstanding vocal and instrumental novelties and delightful music pieces for children and educators. In this issue you get articles like, The Need For Musical Pioneers by Mary Louise Curtis Bok, Bach and Modern Keyboard Technic by Camil Van Hulse, Queen Victoria and Music by John Harwood, New Gateways to Opera by Lee Pattison with photos of Ruby Mercer, Jarna Paull, Hilda Burke, Lucy Monroe Margaret Daum, Helen Traubel, The immortal Beautiful Blue Danube Waltzes by Virginia Creed, Records and Radio by Peter Hugh Reed, Sidney Lanier Poet Musician by Margaret B. Roquie, The Etude Historical Musical Portrait Series of some of the world's best-known musicians and more. The Junior Etude by Elizabeth that is filled with musical subject puzzles, games and mentions of awards. Music include At Sundown by S. King, At Gardiners Island by C.W. Kern, Eili, Eilli by Mana-Zucca, Fingal's Cave by F. Mendelssohn, King's Hunting Jigg by J. Bull, Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair by S.C. Foster, Thistle-Down by F.H.Grey, The Two Cuckoos by J Weissheyer, Gypsy Life by B. Wagness, Merry Echos by M. Adler plus others. A great collection of music information and education is in this magazine. Filled with vintage advertising for the Leopold Stokowski movie 100 Men and a Girl by Universal Picture, Chicago Musical College, Chicago, The Rudoph Wurlitzer Company, American Conservatory Chicago, Jenkins Music Company of Kansas City and plenty others. Magazine is in excellent condition.