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Table of Contents

Four Good Reasons Why Musicians Do Not Succeed

Lack of Concentration

Goals in Scale Playing

How I Regained a Lost Voice: A Practical Experience in Voice Placing (interview with Evan Williams)

How to Increase the Music Class: Approved Methods Employed by Leading Teachers in Securing New Pupils Through Dignified, Legitimate Means

Business Principles for the Musician

Musical Setting

La Marseillaise

Animated Touch

Notes on Piano Playing to Teachers of Children

Learning Music in the Most Rapid, Thorough and Scientific Manner: Important Psychological Principles Deduced from Thousands of Laboratory Experiments Made Simple and Practical for Music Students and Music Teachers

Musician's Red Cross Unit: A Splendid Work Which All American Music Workers Should Earnestly Support

Movement Toward an American National Conservatory of Music

Music Before the Time of Caesar

Alberti Bass

Positions of the Players in Duets

High Lights in the Life of Chopin

Plan to Increase Practice

Training Yourself to Remember Music

Famous Arrangement of Musical Works

Swan Song of the Red Man

Keeping Up with the Times

Innovations of Franz Liszt

Teachers' Round Table

Practicing with Closed Eyes

Making the Metronome Help

Henry Parker (Obituary)

Simplifying Scale Technic

Exercises and Exercises

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Evan Williams, Henry Parker


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 09 (September 1917)
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