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Table of Contents

Freedom in Music Teaching Methods (interview with Erno Dohnanyi)

What the Word Sissy Did

Deep Breathing vs. Nervousness

Motives and Melodies

Rural Music Teacher's Pay

How They Earned a Musical Education

Weak Fingers

Musical Innovations

Counting Aloud

Daily Supervised Practice

Quality and Color in Piano Playing: How to Make Your Playing Beautiful by the Legitimate Use of Color Effects

Ten Cardinal Points in Legato Piano Playing

Are You Taking or Are You Studying Music?

Check Up Your Hand Position

Speed Mania

Noise, the Disease of the Century

How Primary Pupils May Learn to Read Rapidly

Line a Day

Art of Sight Playing

Story Helped

One Minute with Mozart

Secrets of the Success of Great Musicians

Pre-Keyboard Study

Don't Disregard Imitation

Come Out of Your Shell

How to Handle the Nervous Pupil

Should Musical Critics be Abolished?

Make Friends of Your Pupils

Fits Like a Glove

Classifying the Pupil

Over Practice

All About the Rondo

Assisting Nature

Save Time

For Pupils Who are Backward in Memorizing

Vitality in Music

One Minute with Schumann

George L. Spaulding

One Minute with Bach

Making the Left Hand Do Its Share

Delicate Years

How to Break a Bad Habit

Little Musical Facts

Economy in Music Teaching

When a Song Saved a War

Early Enthusiasm

Handel's Characteristic Temper

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Erno Dohnanyi, George L Spauding, Georges Bizet


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 07 (July 1921)
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