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Table of Contents

Modernism in Pianoforte Study (interview with Percy Grainger)

Better Understanding of Crescendo

Musical Obligation to the Child

Right Studio Equipment

Dramatic Scenes from the Operas

Passing of Paul Wachs

How to Introduce Scales to the Tiny Tot

Music a Human Necessity in Modern Life

Be the Architect of Your Own Technic

Sensible Practice Hints

Value of Scales

Music from the Cradle to the Grave

Piano Study as an Aid to Good Health

Tonal Technical Practice

Straightening Out the Strausses

How to Start a Musical Kindergarten

Mothers, Do You Need These Don’t's?

Deeds Not Words!

When Is a Piano in Tune?

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Percy Grainger, Paul Wachs


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 09 (September 1915)
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