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Table of Contents

Real Accomplishments

Simple Cure for Stage-Fright

How to Regain Your Technic

Paths to an American National School of Music (interview with Reginald de Koven)507

Bracelet of Fifths

Getting the Most from Five-finger Exercises

Sharp Major Scale Signature

How the Masters Sought Humor in Music

Echo Exercise

Spasmodic Performance

Up-to-Date Points from an Up-to-Date Teacher

How Can We Do Our Bit?

New Material and New Methods in Musical Composition

Non Plus Ultra

Playing Close to the Keys Versus the High Finger Stroke

Teresa Carreño (obituary)

High School Credits in Texas

How Shall I Play Phrases Properly?—With Special Illustrations Taken from Modern Editions of Beethoven's Sonatas

In Defense of Versatility

Curious Facts in Musical History

Practical Pointers for Parents

Four Reasons Why You Should Study in the Summer

Shall Pupils Imitate?

Etude Master Study Page: A Group of French Composers

Feeling Time-Pulses

Simple Way to Teach Transposing

Mary Gail Clark

Do Not Teach Too Soon

Help for Weak Finger-Joints

Why Some Gifted Experienced Teachers Fail

When the Honeymoon is Over

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Cyril Scott, oriental music, Teresa Carreno death


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 08 (August 1917)
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