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Table of Contents

Music for the Man of To-day (interview with Rupert Hughes)

Don't Be Discouraged

Need for Wrist Freedom

Psychic Influence in Modern Music

Slow Practice the First Step on the Road to Virtuosity

Romance of a Famous Song: Judge Galloway's The Gypsy Trail

Recipes for Profitable Practice

Piano Playing of To-day

Temperament, Technic and Tact in Accompanying

Some Important Facts About Studying Real Composition

Introducing Yourself to the Pupil

Scales in Four Octaves

Getting the Most from Technical Exercises

Hateful Half Hour' Practice and Some Ways of Overcoming It

How Some Composers Compose

Attention as a Factor in Piano Study

Why Can't I Play, After I Have Studied for Years?

Improved Method to Facilitate Sight Reading

Secrets of the Success of Great Musicians

Sense of Touch in Piano Playing

Avoid Playing Upon an Imperfect Piano

Word of Encouragement

Ring Laden Fingers

Pedal Trill

Selecting a Phonograph

Fifty-Nine Muscles

Knowledge as a Factor in the Enjoyment of Music

Some Cold Facts about Musical Education

Can My Musical Memory Be Bettered

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Vernet, Mendelssohn


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 04 (April 1920)
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