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Table of Contents

Vagaries of Modern Harmony

Instead of Recitals

Little Problems in Human Nature Connected with Music Teaching

After the Musicale

Is Music Always Inspired?

Uniformly Well-Trained Pupils

Insuring Progress in Music Study (interview with Mark Hambourg)

Time for Practice

Some Pitfalls in Sight-Reading

Music Standardization in Missouri

Dramatic Scenes from the Operas

Defense of Classic Forms in Music

Playing Before One's Friends

Musician's Beginnings

Why Is It I Do Not Get Pupils?

What the Father Should Realize About Music Study

Practical Suggestion for Pupil Efficiency

What to Look for in Scale Playing

Characteristics of Polish Music

Musical Genius and Insanity: Great Musicians Whose Twilight Years Have Been Darkened by Mental Breakdown

Advances in Methods of Piano Study

Working Plan for the Teacher

Etude Master Study Page—Meyerbeer

Disciplining Contrary Pupils

Why Rubinstein Failed as a Composer

Some Good Goldmark Stories

Does Your Musical Work Need Housecleaning?

Keeping At It

Acrostics in the History of Music

How the Pianoforte Came Into Being

Fixing the Price and Starting a Class

Counting That Brings Results

Teaching Children to Hear Their Own Music

When Bruckner Rebelled

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Mark Hambourg, E.R. Kroeger


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 33, Number 05 (May 1915)
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