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Table of Contents

Our Fortieth Anniversary: Four Decades in the History of the Theo. Presser Company

Chronological Histoy of The Etude Music Magazine and the Theo. Presser Company

Fortieth Anniversary Prophecies and Greetings: World Famous Composers, Teachers, Critics and Interpretive Artists Have Something to Say About Music Forty Years from Now

Letter from the Leipzig Conservatory

Get Pleasure!

Momentous Musical Meeting: Thomas A. Edison and Lt. Comm. John Philip Sousa Meet for the First Time and Talk Upon Music

Music and Organized Labor

Important to Remember

Basic Principles in Pianoforte Playing

Studio Notes

True or False? Can You Decide?

Daily Health Exercises Especially Devised for Music Teachers

Practical Aspects of the Art of Studying Singing (interview with Emma Calve)

Curious Instruments and Combinations Used by Master Composers

Fallacies of Teachers

Qualities that Make Music Attractive: Why One Piece Takes and Another Fails

Road to Studying Chopin: Expert Advice on How to Prepare the Hand and Mind to Interpret the Works of the Greatest Composer for Piano

Biographies of Paul Ambrose, Charles Wakefield Cadman, Cecil Burleigh

Sketch of Music Publishing in the United States

How Rossini's Stabat Mater Came to be Written

Beethoven's Innovations

Inspiration Helps from Great Workers of To-day and Yesterday

How to Progress More Rapidly in Music Study: New Aspects of the Science of Practicing

Heard in a Studio Building: Maggie Clancey Has Her Say

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Theodore Presser Company fortieth anniversary, Thomas Edison, John Philip Sousa, Emma Calve, Chopin, American music publishing industry


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 10 (October 1923)
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