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Table of Contents

Intimate Glimpses of Grieg and Dvorák

Cause of Satisfactory Piano Playing

Beethoven's Tardy Fame

Habit Lessens Fatigue

That Awkward Fourth Finger

Ten Famous Rules Ten Years After: A Thoroughly Democratic Artistic Senate of Men and Women of Experience Epitomize Their Best Thoughts on Piano Practice

New Ideals of Pianistic Art

Mentally Photographing Music

Let There Be Tunes

Luck and Success

Plan of Musical Study for the Busy

Birds as Inspiration for Great Composers

American Opera One Hundred Years Ago

What Jazz Is, and Why

One Great Source of Mastery

Pianist and the Relaxation Fad

Music Teacher's Prescription Box

Origin of Some Masterpieces of Music

Never Too Young to Begin

Youth's Day of Opportnity

Best Relaxation Exercise

Making Pupils Work

Secrets of the Success of Great Musicians—Tschaikovsky

Year in the Fundamentals of Musical Composition: The Minor Key and Other Musical Matters

Stupid Pupil

What is the Best Way to Read a Piece of Music the First Time?

Velocity in Scale Playing

Platform Nervousness—Its Cure

How to Understand Conflicting Accidentals

Piano vs. Instruments of Small Repertoire

Pleasure of Memorizing

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Glenn Dillard Gunn, Tchaikovsky


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 08 (August 1919)
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