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Table of Contents

Possibilities of Negro Music

Definite Progress

How Beethoven Worked

Gounod's Romantic Philanthropy

Reflection of Neatness

Sense Touch

What Gives Brilliancy to Pianoforte Playing?

Is Standardization in Piano Technic Really Worth While?

How Much Value Do You Receive From Your Practicing?

Music Teacher Worth While

Are We Cutting Off Our Musical Noses?

What Shall We Do with German Music?

Riches No Enemy Can Take Away

Music Rally in Philadelphia

Democracy of Ludwig Van Beethoven: The Debt of All Musicians to the First Great Master to Uphold the Dignity of His Profession in the Presence of Arrogance of the Aristocracy

How to Enjoy Your Reed Organ

How Shall We Meet Our New Fall Pupils?

Mental Grasp and Silent Practice

Breaking of Ties

Present of Lute Strings

Don't Hurt the Pupil's Eyesight

Making Practicing An Art

Love and Enthusiasm Method

Timely Thoughts from Berlioz

Co-ordination in Piano Playing

Spinning Wheel in Music

Light as a Feather and as Heavy as Lead

Impossible Music Dictionary: A Midsummer Madness for Performers Upon All Manner of Instruments from the Siberian Bazoo to the Genuine Klondlike Organ with the Human Voice

Music Publishers Who Have Been Practical Musicians

Allowing the Pupil to Choose a Piece

Let the Teacher Select a Piece

Helpful Hand Hints

Benefits Derived from Summer Music Study

Marvels of Human Hearing

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


M. Isidor Philipp, Beethoven, George Kruger


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 08 (August 1918)
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