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Table of Contents

Helps in Teaching Note Reading

Launching the Beginner

Practical Examinations at Home

Individualism in Piano Study (interview with Ethel Leginska)

Setting the Standard

Silly? Or No Ear for Music?

Confidence in One's Art

Are You One of These?

Golden Age of Singing

Fall of the Walls of Jericho

Program Making

Year in the Fundamentals of Musical Composition: The Dominant Seventh

Music in the Wilds

Like Attracts Like

Getting Results in Arpeggio Teaching

Why Some American Artists Don't Get On: From a Manager's Point of View

What Do You Want, Big Names or Real Music?

Memorizing Your Piece

Most Powerful Effect in Music

Gaining the Pupil's Sympathy at the First Lesson

Secrets of the Success of Great Musicians—Anton Rubinstein

From an Old Musician's Wallet

Building Up an Octave Technic: How to Play Octaves Smoothly, Rapidly and Tirelessly

Hints on the Study of Octaves, Thirds and Sixths

Pre-Practice Paragraphs

Do Not Condemn Music of Futurists!

Society and Musical Success: How Social Savoir-Faire Helps the Young Music Worker in the Upward Climb

New York State Music Teachers' Association Examinations for Teachers

On Recent Improvements in Piano Teaching

Playing from Memory

Painting Lesson

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Ethel Leginska, Anton Rubinstein


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 05 (May 1919)
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