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Table of Contents

Self-Expression at the Keyboard

Difficult Pronunciations

Limitations of Touch on the Piano

Gospel of Clean Keys

Musical and Cultural Education of the Modern Pianist

Maxims for Parents of Musical Children

Berlioz's First Meeting with Mendelssohn—And Its Sequel

Fountain of Inspiration for Masters

Mozart's Appearance and Personality

Have You These Five Qualities of the Progressive Teacher?

Causes of Some American Opera Failures

John Philip Sousa Inspects the Home for Retired Music Teachers

How Brahms and Liszt Welcomed Their Friends

Composer, A Powerful and Fascinating Romance of Modern Musical Life

Hints for the Singer's Daily Practice (interview with Ernestine Schumann-Heink)

Neat Method of Binding Sheet Music

Rubinstein and the Modernists

Persistent Purfesser

Liszt's Tribute to Hungarian Gypsy Art

Music Study and School Work

Need of Musicianship Among Pianists

Successful Teachers and Successful Teaching

Help in Little Rhythmical Problems

Frederick Woodman Root

Accompanists Who Pound

Facts About Russian Masters

Hands Together

Time Saving Devices at the Beginning of the Year

Fay Foster

Is My Pedaling Correct?

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Olga Samaroff, William James Henderson, American opera, John Philip Sousa, Constantin von Sternberg, Frederick Woodman Root


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 35, Number 01 (January 1917)
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