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Table of Contents

New Aspects of the Art of Music (interview with Thomas A. Edison)

Simple Psychological Helps in Music Teaching

Haydn's Amusing Tribute to a Faithful Dog

Vital Phases of Piano Technic

Value of Historical Knowledge in the Appreciation of Music

Snap Shots in a Musical Library

Irish Folk Song that Aids Interpretation

Difficult Pronunciations

Carmen: Arranged for Presentation in Reading Form at Musical Clubs

Expanding the Small Hand

Beethoven to Czerny

Getting Pupils through Printers' Ink: A Practical Advertising Man Talks

Rare Musical Facts

Syncopated Biographies: Musical Life Stories Pleasantly Told

Exercises for Developing the Hands for Piano Touch and Technic

Eyes, Ears and Finger Tips

Brahms as a Man and as a Friend: New and Intensely Interesting Human Aspects of the Great Master

Walking Down the Keyboard

Favorite Flat

Composer: A Powerful and Fascinating Romance of Modern Musical Life

Etude Master Study Page: Famous Women Composers

Five Essentials of Real Practice

Rests in Music—Positive or Negative

Grand Opera of Other Days

Collecting a Music Library

Right Way to Select Teaching Pieces

Beware of Borrowing Music

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Thomas Edison, Brahms


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 04 (April 1917)
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