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Table of Contents

Spirit of the Masters: Preparing for the Study of Schumann and Liszt

Absolute Time: A Study of the Heart Beat in Relation to Rhythm

How Fast and How Slow

Make Your Summer Count

Art of Simplifying

How to Become a Good Teacher

Why Bach?

Coining New Words

Let's Have More Music Than Ever: The United States Government Recognizes a Great Need

Music as a War Need

Toy Drum and a Tin Whistle

Music in Wartime

Ragging Good Music

That Weak Measure

Etude Master Study Page: A Group of Russian Composers

Artistic and Educational Importance of the Polyphonic Music of Bach and Palestrina

Relaxing the Muscles in Piano Playing

Passing of Debussy

Beware of Small Loses

Inspiration of a Goal

Have You Learned

Practical Helps in Organizing a Summer Holiday Music-Study Class: How Hundreds of Teachers May Bring the Inspiration of Fine Music to Their Communities and Turn Their Vacations into Liberty Bonds

High Lights in the Life of Johan Sebastian Bach

Some Points on How Rubinstein Taught

Charm of Bach's Preludes

When Are Octaves Not Octaves?

Do You Sit Properly?

Master Lesson on Tchaikovsky's Song Only a Yearning Heart

Fingerings That Insure Better Results With Less Practice

How the Young Music Teacher May Realize Success

Piano and the Child

Famous Piano Duettists

Spare the Pedal

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


David Bispham


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 06 (June 1918)
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