approx. 71 pages ; 13x10.5 inches inches
This issue of Wisdom magazine - the Magazine of Knowledge for all America - is dated, October 1937. Edward Grieg 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, Mind and Music by Walter B. Pitkin, My Work is Easy by Ruth Slenczynski, How to make a Better Band by Edwin Franko Goldman, My First Success by Edvard Grieg, The End of an Important Musical Era by William Roberts Tilford showing photos of Richard Aldrich, W.J. Henderson and other musical idealist, The Meaning of a Musical Education by Nadia Boulander, 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 includes Echoes from the Hunt by F. Grey, Le Toreador by F.B. Deleone, Mighty Lak a Rose by E Nevin, Irish Air from County Derry by C.F. Manney, Etude, Op.10, No.5 by F. Chopin, Minuet in E flat by R.O. Suter, The Brooklet by J. H. Rogers, The Old Kitchen Clock by M. Hale, The Goofs and the Goblins by M. Adler plus others. A great collection of music information and education is in this magazine. Filled with vintage advertising for The John Church Company of Philadelphia with Man Zucca, Chicago Musical College, Chicago, The Rudoph Wurlitzer Company, American Conservatory Chicago, Samoiloff Bel Canto Studios and Opera Academy of Los Angeles, Baldwin Pianos and plenty others. Magazine is in excellent condition.