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Table of Contents

Symphony Orchestras in the United States

Memorable Performance

Certainly, I'll Play!

How Staccato Practice Puts a Snap in Playing

Symphony Orchestra and the Concert Band

How Beethoven Spiritualized Musical Form

Is the Symphony Played Out?

Two Brilliant American Composers

Aids to Good Timekeeping

Concise Dictionary of Noted Symphonic Composers

Richard Wagner as a Symphonist

New Scale Fingerings

Rise of the American Symphony

Does Teaching Make You Nervous?

Fifteen Vital Steps in Teaching Young Children

Have You a Self-Starter?

Scales and Baseball

Final Steps in Memorizing

How to Start a Local Symphony Orchestra

How Much Did You Practice?

Colored Pencils in Piano Teaching

Difficult Pronunciations

Composer: A Powerful and Fascinating Romance of Modern Musical Life

Future of the Symphony: Eminent Leaders Give their Opinions Upon an Important Subject

How Music Helps Us Stand the Strain of Every-day Life

Selecting the First Piece

Haydn's Court Behavior

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


American symphony orchestra


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 05 (May 1917)
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