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Table of Contents

Robert Schumann

Basic Principles of Piano Playing (interview with Josef Lhévinne)

Great Composers and Their Predominant Moods

How the Rural Music Teacher Can Stimulate Interest

What the Metropolitan Music Critic Looks for Most

Boney Structure of the Hand

Manna-Zucca (Biographical)

Echoes from the Work Shop

Legato Touch

Favorite Instruments of the Great Composers

Out of Tune—Out of Music

Should Piano Playing Undergo a Radical Reform? (interview with Vladimir de Pachmann)

Do It Again

How to Avoid Fumbling at the Keyboard

Beethoven's Novelties in Instrumentation

Chats with Serious Piano Students

Unheard Practice

Importance of Accompanying

Play as You Think—Think as You Play

Remarkable Life of George Frideric Handel

Metronome Solves Problem

Paderewski's Minuet in G: How the Composer and His Famous Colleagues Interpret It

Piano-Quartette Playing

Ten Points in Pianism

Ancient Admonition Still Timely

Studying History of Music

Shall I Study Music in the Metropolis?

Initiative in Music Study

Taking a New Lease on Musical Life: What One Woman of Fifty Did When She Realized that There Were No More Old Ladies

How to Study Away from the Piano

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Christmas issue, Christmas music


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 41, Number 12 (December 1923)
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