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Table of Contents

Imitation in Teaching Music

Scales Two Octaves Apart

What Kind of Accompanist Are You?

Learning How to Compose

Two Pianos vs. One

Don't Discourage Your Pupils

Look Out for the Second Finger

America's Greatest Musical Opportunity

Put Sixty Minutes Into Your Hour

Has the Art of the Piano Reached Its Zenith or Is it Capable of Further Development? A Historic Conference Conducted through the Co-Operation of a Group of the Foremost Pianists of the Day in the Interests of Etude Readers

Eye Strain and Mind-Wandering

Broken Chords Disguised by Changing Notes

What Octave Studies Should Follow Those of Czerny?

Are You a Victim of Stage Fright?

Deciphering the Secrets of the Printed Page

That Same Mistake

Easiest Way to Find the Name of a Key

Does Poverty Help Musical Genius?

Unaccompanied Melody in Pianoforte Music

Conducting a Small Conservatory

Pros and Cons of the Small Conservatory

What Method Do You Use?

Charles W. Landon—Obituary

Avoid Long Studies

New Definition of a Fugue

Measuring Youth

Learn to Think Music

Magnetism and Charm of the True Artist

Aids to Flexibility of the Hand Tissues

Parents as Music Teachers

Saving in Music Buying

Repertoire of the Piano for One Hand Only

Some Lax Piano Teaching of Other Days

Mastering Things

Keeping Time with the Foot

Keeping the Piano in Tune

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Beethoven, Charles W. Landon, Yvette Guilbert


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 37, Number 01 (January 1919)
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