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Table of Contents

Leaves from a Virtuoso's Note Book: Practical Study Ideas form Personal Contact with Liszt and Rubinstein (interview with Alexander Siloti)

First Use of the Damper

Tell How Teacher

Making Programs Atrractive

Secret of Caruso's Glorious Voice: What Made the Voice of the Greatest of Tenors so Wonderful and Powerful

Really Use Your Magazines

Need of Muscular Freedom

Carnivals in Music

Transposing Exercises to Build Technic

Demolishing Criticism

Musical Vistas: Sketches from a Busy Musical Life

Swimming to Music

Those Pictured Walls

Ten Be's that Do Not Sting

True of False! Which? Musical Screws to Adjust

Musical Debt ot Aristocracy

Join in Our Feast

Why Piano Classes and Pupils' Clubs Pay

Teachers' Ruses


Routine Practice

Artistic Chord Production

Pieces That Interest Pupils

How Long Has Your Brain Practiced?

Ten Pointers for the Pianist's Left Hand

Writing It Out

On Selecting New Pieces

Cult of Nonsense in Music: A Mid-Summer Fantasy of Musical Humor

Liszt's Glissando Chromatic Scale

Eight Novel Lessons That Put New Life into Your Teaching

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

Public Schools and Music Education

Crying Need in Public School Music

How Music Saves Criminals

Rabindranath Tagore on European Music

Remedy for Stiffness that Boys Will Understand

Associate Only Pleasant Ideas

Beethoven's Love Affair

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Alexander Siloti, Russian 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 41, Number 08 (August 1923)
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