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Table of Contents

Adults and Piano Playing: Problems of the Student Who Seeks to Develop His Playing When Past the Age of Twenty (interview with Ernest Hutcheson)

Stretching Exercises

Word Pastel Portraits of Chopin

Chopin's Tempo Rubato

Helpful Hints to Disheartened Students

How Masterpieces are Made: Distinctive Methods Used by the Great Masters

Is the Modern Piano a Perfect Instrument?

Why Musical Prodigies Usually Retire Early in Life

Form in Music

Save Your Energy

Trapping the Parent

Basic Principles in Pianoforte Playing (interview with Josef Lhévinne)

Why Not?

Secret of Efficiency

Opportunities of the Music Supervisor

Development of Touch

Practical Ideas on the Use of the Damper Pedal: The Palette of the Piano and How it Enriches the Tonal-Color

Facts about the Russian Opera

From a Teacher's Correspondence

Saint-Saëns Defines Music

More About American Music Publishers

Few Hints on Memorizing

Little Foxes That Spoil the Vines

Studio Reminders

Pictorial Music of Yesterday and To-day

Aid to Mason's Technic

Overcoming Octaves

New Ideas in Studying Chopin

To Insure Beatuy of Tone

Two Opposing Schools of Pianoforte Playing

Multiplying Blackboards

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Ernest Hutcheson, American music publishing industry, Chopin


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 11 (November 1923)
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