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Table of Contents

Strong Fingers, Strong Arms, Strong Technic: Physical Culture Exercises Backed with Right Living Help to Build Sound Technical Background

Musical Pharmacopoeia


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

Leaving Out Notes

Be True to Your Own Musical Tastes

Rules and Scales

Favorite Instruments of Great Composers

How to Learn a Short Passage Quickly

Secrets of the Success of Great Musicians

Practical Study of Arpeggios: How the Least Possible Contraction of the Muscles, Combined with the Greatest Possible Control of Weight, Will Produce the Best Results in the Shortest Time

Why Rhythm is So Important

Putting Pep in Piano Pupil's Playing

Have You Mastered the Quiet Hand?

How to Learn to Transpose

Five Health Hints for the Music Student

Pianist Must Feel

Price of Lessons

Discouragement and Its Antidote

de Pachmann's Secret

Louis Adolphe Coerne

Thumb Drill of the Right Kind

Why Children Should Study Music

Proper Use of the Forte Pedal

Music After Business Hours

Sure Cure for Footlight Fear

Side Lights on Memorizing

Freemasonry of Music

Good Manners Before an Audience

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Hector Berlioz


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 09 (September 1919)
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