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Table of Contents

What Must I Go Through to Become a Prima Donna? (interview with Geraldine Farrar)

More Income for Music Teachers: How and Why One Teacher Made Good at an Increased Price

Count the Cost

Musical Genius Everywhere

Child's First Piano Lesson

How to Get Your First Pupils

Compelling Force in Musical Success (interview with Alberto Jonás)

What Shall I Teach?

Most Simple Way of Teaching Lines and Spaces

Scale Maxims

Hint on Memorizing

New Pianistic Beauties Through New Pedal Effects

Did You Say You Couldn't Memorize Music? Read This!

Taking American Music Seriously

Temperature and Practice

Let the Light Fall Right

Secrets of the Success of Great Musicians

Last Days of Great Composers: Romantic Moments Rarely Told for Music Lovers

Nature's Springtime Symphonies and Soloists

Types of Pianists

Fighting Nervousness

Some Interesting Things About Melodic Form

How I Started a Piano Class in a Small Town

Thoughts for Ambitious Students

Operatic Twins

Development of Finger Independence

Some Astonishing Effects of Music Upon the Body

Balance and Musicianship

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA




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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 06 (June 1920)
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