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Table of Contents

Don't Make Counting a Bugbear

Tuning Forks and Canary Birds

Question and Answer Department

Music of Christmas Dawn

World's Tribute to Franz Schubert (pictures)

World Bows in Homage of Franz Schubert: A Graphic Word Picture of the Great Schubert Festival at Vienna

Studio Slogan

Essence of Opera or Almanzor and Imogen, An Opera in Three Acts

How to Play Repeats


Why a Conductor?: Some Hints to the Layman

Teaching the Triads

Style in Singing

Master Themes the World Loves Best

Evolution of Piano Playing and Virtuosity, Part 6

Maintaining Concentration in Practice

Milan, the Shrine of the Opera, Part 2

Master Discs

Beggar Flutist—Painting

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Christmas issue, Christmas music, Schubert, Italian Opera


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 46, Number 12 (December 1928)
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