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Table of Contents

What the Great War Will Mean to Music in America

Doing Away with the Useless in Piano Playing

How to Get Established in a New Town

Are Teachers Careless in Details?

Easy Scale Memorizing

Music Teaching and Common Sense

Interesting Musical Facts

Musical Tendencies which Must be Observed

Remedies for Musical People Who Are Nervous (interview with Alberto Jonás)

Saint-Saëns on Gounod's Faust

Must the Teacher Also be a Fine Pianist?

Music a Human Necessity in Modern Life

Why Memorizing is Always Desirable

From the Professor's Standpoint

Passing of a Great Pianist

Studying Tone Values in Piano Playing

Strengthening Weak Fingers

Start Right, to Avoid Waste in Music Study

John Field and the Centennial of the Nocturne: Something About the First Nocturnes and the Interesting Irish Composer Who Invented the Form

George Bernard Shaw and Polyphony

Practical Reforms in Piano Technic

Adapting Yourself to the Pupil

Food for Musical Inspiration

Play Softly

Conceit and Confidence

Value of Time

Music and the Friends—Yesterday and To-day

From Brain to Brain

Richard Strauss and the Kaiser

How Vincent D'Indy Became a Pupil of Cësar Franck

Whence Comes Inspiration?

Three Graces of Music Teaching

What Berlioz Thought of Gottschalk as a Pianist

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Rafael Joseffy, John Field


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 08 (August 1915)
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