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Table of Contents

Acquiring a Vocal Repertoire (interview with Alma Gluck)

Cause and Cure of Nervousness

Soul Exercises

How the Scale Should be Practiced Every Day

Average Amateur Pianist

Early Teaching Material

Lines and Spaces

Select the Best Fingering

Poor Performance and Its Sequel

Curve of Improvement in Practice

How to Get the Most Out of Your Music Lesson

Acquiring a Repertoire

Folly of Giving Too Difficult Music to Students

Thematic Index

Historical Music Study

Introduction to the Keyboard

Secret of Success of Great Musicians

Learning By Ear

Keeping Up

Don't Be Discouraged

Chords I Have Met

Emotional Control in Playing

How to make a Child's Practice Hour Count for More

Nerves and Nervousness at the Recital

Have You Come to the Standstill Point? Why a Great Majority of Piano Students Fail to Advance Beyond Certain Grades

Classical? What Does It Really Mean?

Legend of a Famous Lieurance Song By the Waters of Minnetonka

William M. Felton: A Rising Composer with a Fine Melodic Gift

Simple Pedal Rules

Don'ts for the Student

Keep Your Piano Tuned

Achievement Through Imitation

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Alma Gluck, Claude DeBussy


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 02 (February 1921)
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