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Table of Contents

Making Drill Interesting

Helpful Pedal Exercise

Appreciation of Contemporary Music (interview with Claude Debussy)

Scales and the Child

High Teaching Ideals of American Musical Pedagogs

Qualifications for Positions in Summer Hotel Orchestras

Nature of the Difference Between the Classical and the Romantic Schools

Teaching the Lines and Spaces

Point in Musical History

Begin Music Study Early

Concentration in Music Study (interview with Olga Samaroff)

Have I Real Talent?

Leading the Pupil to See the Beauty of it All

Diagnosing the Talents of the New Pupil

Interesting Aspects of the Romances of Frederic Chopin

Art of Transposing

How the Music Teachers May Keep in Health

How to Devise Natural Fingerings

Musical Thought and Action in the Old World

Passing of Mme. Lillian Nordica

Main Characteristics of Some Noted Piano Methods

Technical Principles from the Classroom of Dr. William Mason

Fundamental Elements in Artistic Piano Playing

Making Musicians for the Home

Hans Engelmann, 1872-1914

Best of the New Music Issued by the Leading Publishers: Selected, Graded and Recommended to The Etude Readers

Etude Master Study Page—The Real Gottschalk

Paolo Giorza, 1838-1914

Carl Koelling, 1831-1914

Need for Fine Toned Instruments

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Claude DeBussy, London Royal Academy of Music, Leschetizky, Gottschalk


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 32, Number 06 (June 1914)
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