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Table of Contents

Conserve Your Nerve Force

How Piano is Studied in France

Slow Movement

Chopin's Characteristics

Application fo Efficiency to Piano Playing

Preparing the Hands for Keyboard Mastery

Errors in Print

Giuseppe Verdi: Composer, Patriot and Philanthropist

Learning to Listen

Importance of Accent

Why are Consecutive Fifths Objectionable?

Vitalizing the Practice Period

What the Piano Teacher Can Do For the Reed Organ Pupil

Why We Have so Few Good Sight Readers

Success in Concert Singing (interview with Clara Butt)

Rhythmic Importance of Accent


Master Study Page—Handel

With the World's Great Educators—Herbert Spencer

Give the Boy a Chance

Well-Known Composers of To-day—John Spencer Camp

Thalberg's Contempt of Liszt

Needed Variety in Technical Exercises

What Practice Will Do

Some Secrets of Interpretation

Necessity for Memorizing

Schumann's Honesty of Conviction

Previous Instruction

Crying Need for Fundamental Training

Sincerity of the Artist

First Piano Sonata

Striking Wagner Romance

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Theodore Lack, Giuseppe Verdi, Handel, John Spencer Camp


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 31, Number 02 (February 1913)
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