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Table of Contents

What the American Musical Public Needs (interview with Josef Stransky)

Geography of Opera

Correct Musical Diagnosis

Tragic Ending of Enrique Granados

Negro in the World of Music

Can Poetic Playing and Singing Be Taught?

Proper Age for Beginning Music

Different Kinds of Touch the Student Should Master

Story of the Piano in Pictures

World Music of To-morrow: A Prospect of the Nature of Our Musical Progress Based Upon the Musical Tendencies of To-day

Gift of Observation in Piano Study

When Grandmother Taught Me Music

Eye and the Ear: Shall the Student Learn to Play by Ear?

Some Interesting Beginnings in American Music

Reward Tickets for Music Lessons

Pianoforte Arrangements of Great Masterpieces

Why Good Sight Reading is Troublesome to Many Fine Players

How to Get a Good Legato Touch in Piano Playing

Careful Development of the Hand

Fair Play for the Bass

New Systems and New Scales in Musical Art: How the Musical Futurists Procure New Effects


Finding a Market for Musical Ability

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Josef Stransky, Theodora Dutton


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 06 (June 1916)
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