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Table of Contents

Music—The Joy and Need of Every Man (interview with Frank Crane)

Getting There Without a Teacher

Don't Stuff the Pupil

Staccato Marks, Touches and Tones

Undisturbed Practice

Basis of Musical Imagination

Marche aux Flambeaux

How to Get a Start in Chautauqua

Abuses the Teacher Should Not Tolerate

Encourage Melody Writing

Musical Biographical Catechism: Tiny Life Stories of Great Masters

Bring Out the Main Thought in Piano Playing: How the Suppression of the Superfluous Helps

How to Develop Legato Wthout Using the Pedal: A Real Test of Your Ability at the Keyboard

Value of Chords for Beginners

Planning a Recital

Making Small Hands Fit Octaves

Some Safe Short Cuts in First Piano Teaching

Facility, the Dread Enemy

Just What is a Fugue

What Does Music Mean to You?

Tireless and Faithful Musical Servant

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Frank Crane, Chautauqua


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 40, Number 09 (September 1922)
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