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Table of Contents

Self Study in the Art of Singing (interview with Mme. Amelita Galli-Gurci)

Harsh Chords in the Bass and What To Do With Them

Rubinstein, Master of Tone

Environment and the Child's Musical Life

Ten-Toned Scales

Harmonious Blacksmith

Revolutionary Etude: A Christmas Story of Music and the Great Unrest

Getting Results in Pianoforte Study

Doing too Much for Students

Like Flying to a Bird

Schubert and Schubart

Bringing Out the Master's Meaning

Some Interesting Things to Know About Playing Scales, Chords and Arpeggios

Marking Accidentals


Christmas Festival of Peace, Music and Good Cheer

Practical Exercises in Weight Playing

How to Pedal Fundamental Basses

Justice for the Piano

Mandatory Technic

Words of Wisdom from Schumann

Rubinstein's Teaching Aphorisms

Home-Life of the Schumanns

Why Live Your Pupil's Musical Life for Him

Delicacy of Touch—True and False

How Our Music is Invading the Orient

Have You Tried These Strain Minimizers?

Every Detail Counts

Mozart's Happiness

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Christmas issue, Christmas music festival


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 38, Number 12 (December 1920)
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