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Table of Contents

Characteristic Mistakes of Young Piano Pupils

Teaching Children to Play

Inspiration of Ensemble Playing

Where Music Comes From

I Don't Like This Piece

Correct Position at the Key Board

More About Raising the Teacher's Income: Why the Music Teacher is Entitled to Larger Fees for Services

Awakening the Disinterested Pupil

What's in a Bell

True Reward of Good Work

Secrets of Success of Great Musicians

Proper Understanding of the Style of Several Master Composers

How to Practice Broken Chords: Modern Ideas Upon the Principle of the Minimum of Muscular Contraction and the Maximum of Controlled Weight Applied to an Everyday Problem

Putting Life into Compositions

What Every Piano Student Should Know

Famous Conflicts Between Celebrated Musicians


Hands I Have Met

Year in the Fundamentals of Musical Composition: How to Use Inversions, and What Part Writing Means

Psychological Bridge Between Light and Music

Lesson from the Lumberjack

Danse Macabre

Pertinent Paragraphs for Pianists

Major and the Minor Scale

Pulling Up the Weeds

Scale Bee

New Rules for Fingering the Major Scales

Word to Speeding Pianists

Important Chord and Its Use

Piano Stool vs. Bench

Good Piano

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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 37, Number 04 (April 1919)
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