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Table of Contents

Pianist's Palette

Recorded Music

From a Master's Workshop

Practice Plan that Brings Results

How Genius Discounts Handicaps

Emphasizing Different Voices

Studio Stories that Hit the Spot

Demand the Noblest Ideals

How One Mother Got Time for Music Stories

Finale: Yesterday and Today

Better Elocution in Your Piano Playing

Little Learning Not Always a Dangerous Thing

Interesting Your Pupils

Knowing the Keyboard

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

Harmony, Not a Dry and Difficult Subject

Visit to the Presser Home for Retired Music Teachers

Secrets of Style and Charm in Piano Playing: Emotional Problems for the Student

Marathon Composers

Music Facts for Busy Readers

Human Interest Element in Teaching

Critic in the Next Room

Tolstoi on Universal Melody

Wake Up, Miss America

Begin Piano Studies as Early as Possible

First Aid for Stiff Wrists

I Can't Find Time to Practice

Musical Scrap Book

Rossini's Irrepressible Wit

Where There is a Will There is a Way

What Schumann Foresaw

Famous Marches

Musical Evenings

Musical Sabotage

One Musical Minute with Carlyle

When the Penguins Couldn't Stand Jazz

How Offenbach Got Back at Wagner

Why I Left My Teacher

Steel Master's Extravagance

Few Don'ts for Parents

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Harold Bauer, Percy Grainger, Presser Home for Retired Music Teachers, women in music


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 11 (November 1921)
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