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Table of Contents

Benjamin Franklin's Musical Side

Letter from General Hugh L. Scott

Slavery to the Keyboard

Piano's Future Assured

Practice the Bass

Music Now More Than Ever: Eminent Men and Women in Many Walks of Life Earnestly Urge Music as a Present National Need

Interesting Way to Teach Phrasing

Music Teachers' Desk

Love Letter from Mozart to his Wife

Get in Touch with the Other Professions

Personality and Interpretation

César Franck After Twenty-five Years

Haydn's Souvenirs of London

High Wrist and Low Wrist

Spirit of the Masters: Preparing for the Study of Beethoven, Brahms and Mendelssohn

Home Without Music

Find Joy in Your Music Lessons

Important Steps in the Growth of the Piano

Talk About the Turn

Some Interesting Things About Applause at Concerts and at the Opera

Don't Neglect the Average Child in Music (interview with W.H. Neidlinger)

How to Distinguish the True Teacher from the Quack

Do You Make Music a Puzzle?

National Need for Music in Wartime: A Public Meeting Which Should Find Its Prototype in All Parts of Our Country

Meaning and Value of True Legato

Few Helpful Hints to Young Teachers

For Those Who Have Made a Bad Start

Arpeggios Written in Small Notes

What is the Commonest Error on the Piano?

Master-Lesson on Chopin's Nocturne in B Minor

Right and Wrong of Writing Music

How the Chinese Sing When They Talk

Wagner's Real Musical Ancestor

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Mozart, W. H. Neidlinger


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 36, Number 05 (May 1918)
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