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Table of Contents

Notable Group of American Musical Educators

Etudes of Chopin and How They Ought to be Practiced

Multiple Rhythm

Indispensables in Pianistic Success

Some Errors and How I Corrected Them

What is Shape in Music

All Sorts and Conditions of Pupils

Is Playing by Ear Harmful? Play What You See, See What You Play; Play What you Hear, Hear What You Play; See What You Hear, Hear What You See

Key Relationship and Key Signatures

Hearing Wrong Fingering

Secrets of the Success of Great Musicians

High-Grade Concerts in a Small Town

Gather Memories! The True Story of a Musician Who Did Not

How to Start a Community Chorus in a Country Village

Relaxation and Subsequent Action

Making the Mind Concentrate

Music After the War: A Critical Estimate of What Kind of Music We May Now Expect After the Greatest Upheaval in History

How a Great Pedagog Taught a Famous Daughter

Note Reading and Keyboard Drill

Have the Scale Degrees Different Effects?

Definitions for Pianists

Don't Manufacture Difficulties

His Satanic Majesty in Opera

Musical Dictionary

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


American music, Schumann


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 02 (February 1920)
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