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Table of Contents

Fundamentals That Lead to Musicianly Pianoforte Playing

Misplaced Bars

Walking for Teachers and Students


Boston's Musical Past

How Much Do Appearances Count?

What the Great Masters of Music Have Done for Little Folks: Famous Sets of Pieces Which Children Should Have an Opportunity to Learn

Starvation Methods for Students

Counterfelts in Musical History

Easiest Way

Episodes in the Life of a Famous Conductor: Pen Pictures from the Autobiography of Walter Damrosch, Conductor of the New York Symphony Orchestra


Prepare Your Lessons, Teachers!

Finger Stretching and Strenghtening Exercises

Pointers for the Beginning Teacher of Music

Away from the Half-Hour Lesson

Pianists' Sixth Sense (the Sense of the Keyboard)

Russians and Musical Pictures

What the Critics Did to Wagner

Motionless Hand Tradition

Simplified Fingering for Beginners

New Way of Reading the Same Old Notes

Over-Taxing the Hands

Personality Counts

Operatic Failure

Then and Now: John Orth, Noted Boston Pedagog, Traces Fifty Years of Musical Progress

Uniform Fingering for Major and Minor Scales

Insist Upon a Good Piano for the Recital

Music History for Music Lovers

Piano Lessons for the Vocal Student

Noiseless Practice Periods

Small Town Choral Club

Dotted Note Problem

Silence and Music

Radio in Music Teaching

Piano Art and the Pianist's Age

Stories for the Lesson Hour

Keeping Child's Interest Alive

Creating Atmosphere

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Walter R. Spalding, Harvard University, Walter Damrosch


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 42, Number 06 (June 1924)
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