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Table of Contents

Indispensables in Pianistic Success (interview with Josef Hofmann)

Irregular Rhythms

Records That Help the Music Teacher

Qu-est-ce Que Vous Voulez?

Don't Be Too Awfully Dignified

Three Rs of Sight Reading

Musical Embellishments

Taking Stock

Conquer Your Bête Noire

Inter-relationship of the Ear and the Eye

Some Practical Hints on Pedaling

Dressing the Part

Lines and Spaces

Musical Pot-Boilers: Facts about the Mental Tasks Which Great Masters Have Been Forced to Undertake to Earn a Bare Existence

Difficulty in Piano Music

After the Novelty Has Gone

Clairvoyance, Spiritism and Occultism in Music

Sensations in the Spotlight

Blazing New Trails

Will Richard Wagner's Battle Never End?

Gymnasium of the Soul: A Musical Education is Essential for All

Two Songs of Great Wars: A Contrast

Making of Melodies and Tunes

Few Thoughts on Technic

Rossini and the Asparagus

How Much Purpose?

Over-Ambitious Efforts

What's in a Name: Composers—Performers—Take Note

New Dance for Everybody

Some Important Things to Know About the Care of the Piano

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Walter Raymond Spalding, Richard Wagner


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 38, Number 01 (January 1920)
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