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Table of Contents

Famous Standard Etudes: Their Value to the Teacher and to the Music Student

How George Bernard Shaw Learned to Play the Piano

Pitfalls in the Road to Musical Success

Daily Hints for Diligent Pupils

Perplexing Embellishments and Their Execution

Mental Technic of Memorizing

I Could Play it All Right at Home

Some Practical Helps to Sight Reading

How Small Hands May be Trained To Play Arpeggio Chords

Modern French and German Opera

Real Ole Bull, Personal Reminiscences

Little Known Musical Facts

Road to Expression (interview with Harold Bauer)

Well Known Composers of To-day—Robert M. Stults

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Xaver Scharwenka, French Opera, German Opera, Arthur Elson, A Critical History of the Opera, Robert M. Stultz


Composition | Ethnomusicology | Fine Arts | History | Liturgy and Worship | 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 30, Number 04 (April 1912)
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