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Table of Contents

Sharps and Flats

On Extemporization

How One Community Solved the Recital Problem

Do Your Fingers Kick Out?

Overcoming Indifference

Christmas Everywhere

Seven Reasons Why You or Members of Your Family Should NOT Study the Piano

César Franck Violin Sonata (painting)

Dissonances and Un-Dissonances: A Chapter Dealing with Euphonious and Cacophanous Tone Groupings

Music That is in Every Man (interview with Roxy)

Potential Sound Always Present

Rut of Separate Hand Practice

Things That Lend Brilliance to Piano Playing

Haunts of Great Masters in Vienna (etchings)

Pelicans and the Piano: A New Revelation of the Significance of Practical Musical Training

Roads to Success in Music (interview with Henry J. Wood)

Carol, Its History and Mystery

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Christmas issue, Christmas music, Curtis Institute of 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 45, Number 12 (December 1927)
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