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Table of Contents

Locating the Notes on the Keyboard

Make Your Circular Hit the Mark

Keeping the Voice in Prime Condition

Some Truths about Touch and Tone

Famous Legends of Famous Music: And Incidentally Some Famous Lies About Well-Known Pieces

Beethoven's Appearance and Personality

If I Had to Begin All Over Again: A Remarkably Interesting Symposium with Contributions from Distinguished Musicians

What an Olden Time Bard Looked Like

Composer: A Powerful and Fascinating Romance of Modern Musical Life849

Tempo: The Ruling Force in Music

Teaching Ideals of Three Master Violinists

Teaching Expression to Children

Danger in Tuning the Piano Too High

Four Roads to Memorizing

Master Lesson by a Famous Virtuoso: Chopin's Polonaise in C Sharp Minor Analyzed and Interpreted

Fable of the Pupil, the Pianist, and the Pocketbook

Some Facts About Our Favorite Operas

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Christmas issue, Christmas music, Chopin


Composition | Ethnomusicology | 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 34, Number 12 (December 1916)
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