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Table of Contents

Musical Aftermath of the Great War (interview with Walter Damrosch)

Catchy Fourth

Getting Ahead in Music

Method versus Methods: A Practical Talk to Teachers from a Renowned European Pedagog

Murdering Your New Piece

Secrets of the Success of Great Musicians

Secret of a Good Musical Memory: Successive Steps in Acquiring the Art of Remembering Music

Piano Teacher's Best Advancement

Home-Made Metronome

Classic Piano Playing from Beethoven to the Modern

Hints for Your Repertoire

Ill-Founded Conclusion Concerning the Great Mozart

Every Music Student Should Learn How to Accompany

Right Kind of Musical History

Do You Want a Flexible Wrist?

What Instrument Shall I Choose? Practical Advice to Parents, Students and Music Lovers

Friendly Rivals

Examination by Father Bach

Healthy Rivalry in Music Study

To Grieg's Butterfly: An Impression After Hearing the Composition Played by a Noted Pianist

Dr. Smith N. Penfield

Why He Didn't Get the Pupil

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Schubert, Beethoven


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 03 (March 1920)
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