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Table of Contents

Freak Minds in Modern Music

Keep a Journal

How to Go About Sight-Reading

Saving Time in Practice

Idealism in Music Study (interview with Teresa Carreño)

Yesterday and To-day

What Pieces?

From Finger-Tips to Shoulder

Why Advanced Pupils Lose Inspiration

Acquiring Accuracy in Musical Terms: Correct Definitions and Right Applications

Musical Curiosity

Review Week

Why Not a Daily Song Hour

Scale Contest

Art and Common Sense in Accompanying


Closing Address

Watch Your Hands

Names of Musicians Phonetically Pronounced

What Every Music Student Should Know About Phrasing

Nine Fundamental Divisions of Daily Practice

Symphony: Its Chief Characteristics and How to Recognize Them

Are You in This Rut?

Let the Pupil Solve His Own Problems

Preparing for Pupils' Recitals

Famous Musical Pioneers

Composer: A Powerful and Fascinating Romance of Modern Musical Life

Two-Piano Playing an Incentive

Brusqueness of Brahms

How Mother and Teacher May Work Together

Muscle Strength in Piano Playing

Antics of Anti-Bellum Virtuosi

Getting the Most Out of a Musical Magazine

Hieland Laddie: An Analysis of Mr. Perry's Compsotion in This issue of The Etude

Developing Absolute Pitch

Lucky Stars of Opera Stars

American Grand Operas

One Opera Composers

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Teresa Carreno, Edward Baxter Perry


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 06 (June 1917)
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