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Table of Contents

Selection of Pieces

What is Good Singing?

Why We Should Sing the Master Songs

Yodeling in the Alps

New Lights on the Art of the Piano (interview with Sergei Rachmaninoff)

Practical Practice

Teacher in Feathers

Anthems to Kill Time

America's Favorite Hymns: A Discussion Representing the Entire Country Resulting from 32,000 Hymn Titles Sent to The Etude

Romance of Hymns and Tunes

Artistic Production of Octaves

Securing the Mother's Coöperation

Untangling Minor Scales

Making Scales Fascinating

Stirring the Pupil's Imagination

Mystery of Inspiration (interview with Rudolf Friml)

How Can We Interest the Beginner?

Original Rock of Ages

From Broadway to the Pueblos: The Recorder Chats About Two Noted Musical Geniuses

Musical Harvest

Musical Harness

Do You Know Your Pupil?

Biography of Thurlow Lieurance

Training Pupils in Self-Criticism

Come Down to the Child's Level

Rhythm, the Talisman in Art Song Interpretation (interview with Elena Gerhardt)

False and the True in Musical Interpretation

Behind the Scenes with Artists: Do Artists Like to Teach?

Auditory Pleasure of Good Bowmanship

Tricking the Audience

Musical Fads of Yesterday and To-day: Odd Musical Customs Down the Ages

Unthinking Pupil

Musical Sketch Book

Finger Control

That First Piece

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Rachmaninoff, Rudolf Frimi


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 41, Number 04 (April 1923)
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