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Table of Contents

How I Got Rid of Nervousness in Public

How Mother Collected Her Bills

How Shall We Study

Why Do I Make Mistakes? How Can I Correct Them?

Don’t's for Parents

How Russian Students Work (interview with Sergei Rachmaninoff)

A Plea for the Can't-plays

Why Do Not More Men Take Up Music? Some Thoughts on the Feminization of Music, Yeserday and To-day

Musical History Intelligence Test: Question on the Lives of the Great Composers

Primary Methods in Music

Trick of Confidence

On the Perfecting of the Fourth and Fifth Fingers

Training the Fingers for Quick Results in Accuracy and Speed

Musical Biographical Catechism Tiny Life Stories of Great Masters—Richard Wagner

How to Elevate the Pupil's Taste

How American Industries are Utilizing Music: Hundreds of Bands and Choruses and Community Singing Groups are Bringing Music to Millions of Workers

Henry Edward Krehbiel

Odd Bits in American Musical History

Admitting New Music

Purity of Style in Music

What Everybody Should Know About the Minor Modes and the Minor Scales

Putting Snap and Color in Music Club Meetings

Turning Drudgery into Delight

On the Best Use of Studies

Public Schools and Music Education

Greatest Need in American Public School Music

How Easy is Piano Playing?

Am I Playing It Fast Enough?

Waste Effort in Piano Practice

Practicing Without Playing

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Clara Clemens, Harold Randolph, Peabody Conservatory, American industry, Henry Edward Krehbiel death


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 05 (May 1923)
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