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Table of Contents

Just What Syncopation is

Value of Polyphonic Playing

Greater Results With Less Effort

How to Interest Unmusical People in Music

Some Elementary Truths in Song Interpretation

Curiosities of Notation

Tension and Relaxation in Pianoforte Playing

How We Got the Flat and the Natural

Remarkable Cures of Melancholia Through Music

Etude Master Study Page: A Group of Modern English Composers

Mysteries of Music

How to Help Your Pupil to Remember Your Corrections

Value of Versatility in Teaching

Seek Clearness of Musical Outline

How to Get Artistic Effects in Touch: Staccato, Legato and Marcato

Story of the Magic Fire Music

Good Taste of Audiences

Interpretation Is Not Merely Performance

Musical Inventory

Home Teaching

Common-Sense View of Hand Position at the Piano

Music in Merrie England

What Makes Hungarian Music Interesting?

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


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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 10 (October 1917)
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