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Table of Contents

Unseen Influences in Musical Composition and Interpretation (interview with Cyril Scott)

How to Check Up a Child's Progress

Written Lesson in Music

Why Does My Back Get Tired When I Practice?

Intensive Left-Hand Practice

Handicapped Players

What are the Best Kind of Playing Fingers

Adelina Patti: Queen of the Opera of the Last Century

Use Up-to-Date Beginner's Books

How Would You Answer These Self-Searching Questions?

When You Practice

One Note: Some of the Fascinating Curiosities of Acoustics

How Can I Find Out Whether My Child is Musical?

Rhythmic Knack

Peep Behind the Scenes

De Gustibus Est Disputandum, I Say: Matters of Taste in Music a Question of Personal Development

Practice and Muscle Fatigue

Reminders in Teaching Children

New Paths in Pianistic Expression

Bag of Tricks

Making the Most of the Practice Hour

Cheerfulness and the Music Lover

Revolutionary Etude: A Christmas Story of Music and the Great Unrest

Plain Language

Aids to the Correct Finering of Scales, Hands Together

Unscrambling Difficult Passages

Preparation for Action

Finish in Piano Playing

Goethe's Neglect of Schubert

When Shall I Stop Taking Lessons?

How Teresa Carreño Taught the Piano

Blundering Players

Bonaparte's Flute

Folk Songs in the Home

Their Fads

Real Talent Always Triumphs

Humorous Musical Anti-Climax

Interesting Facts About the Opera

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Adelina Patti


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 39, Number 01 (January 1921)
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