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Table of Contents

Glimpses of Genius (interview with Percy Grainger)

Mother and the Musical Boy

Telling is Not Teaching

Verdi's Thoughts on Art

My Star Soloist

From a Master's Workshop: Little Lessons in Musicianship

Lesson in Chopin Interpretation

Five-Year Old Pupil

Teachers' Fees Should Not be Lowered

Ten Musical Failures and Why They Failed

Ambidexterity in Piano Playing

Too Much Self Help

Mastering Mistakes: Common Errors and Shortcomings of Piano Students and How to Overcome Them

Ten Thoughts for Music Students

Five Wasted Years

Eliminating Stiffness in Piano Playing: Knocking Down the Blank Wall in the Way of Progress in Grade Three

Individual Training

Take it Home and Practice It Some More

Pupil Who Yawns

Here and There in the Field of Music: An Intimate Page of Fact, Humor and Comment with the Great Music Makers of To-day and Yesterday

Some Stereotyped Faults in Piano Playing

Mother's Help in Practice

Story of Automatic Music: Some Things About the Player-Piano that Will Interest the Everyday Music Lover

Punctuated Playing

One Minute With Liszt

True Musician

Know What You Teach

Music Print and Reading

Child's Practice Room

When Should the Scales Be Taught

Keeping Up Your Technic When Without a Piano

One Minute With Gluck

Playing for Pupils

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Henry T. Finck, music criticism, player piano


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 10 (October 1921)
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