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Table of Contents

Happy Side of Music Teaching

Blind Handel and His Blind Helper

Piano Subito

You and the Other Teacher

Elementary Study of Pianoforte Technic

Teacher's Nerve Destroyers

Hands and the Pianist

Away from the Piano

Science of Pianoforte Practice

Establishing a Definite Technic

Single Little Mistake

Leisure Hour Facts for Music Workers

What is Expected of the Accompanist?

Foundation of Smooth Scale Playing

Practicing Backward

Musical Facts for Spare Moments

Early Drill in Sight Reading

Ten Points in Extemporization

Place of the Nocturne in Musical Art

Pertinent Questions for Conscientious Teachers

Interesting Facts About Finnish Music

When Should I Practice?

Three Great Masters at the Keyboard: Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn

Too Much Repetition in Practice Injurious

Standardization in Different States: Plans Worked Out by Active Teachers' Organizations

When George Washington Went to the Opera

Some Points to Remember in Playing Old-Time Music

Teach Living Musical History

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Martinus Sieveking, Mendelssohn


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 34, Number 02 (February 1916)
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