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Table of Contents

Symphony of Christmas

Why I Prefer Concert to Opera (interview with Amelita Galli-Curci)

Reflections on Piano Playing

Miscellaneous Teaching Hints

Toward Facility

Buying Instruments for the Toy Orchestra

Music and Music Study in the Startling Seventies

What Piano Study Will Do for Children

Every Gentleman was a Musician Then: A Glance into the Delightful Musical Atmosphere of the Days of Samuel Pepys in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Musical Jargon of the Radio Clarified: A Popular Interpretation of Technical Terms Which are Heard Daily Over the Radio, Part 3

Critica Digest of Music and Masters of Music, Part 2

Keep Your Eye on the Drummer

Story of the Accordion

Melodies that Never Die

Piano Student Outside the Studio

Building a Pupil Repertoire

Pointing the Arms

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Christmas issue, Christmas music, radio


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 48, Number 12 (December 1930)
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