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Table of Contents

Recollections of Master Musicians and Master Pianists Whom I Have Known

What a Music Lesson Should Contain

Some Effects of Music

Pranks on Parnassus: How Great Composers Have Seen the Humorous and Joyous Side of Life

Finding the Right Fingers in the Right Time

Crossing Hands

Study Stimulants

From Wonderchild To Diva (interview with Marcella Sembrich)

Mirrors for Hand Position

Syncopated Pedal

Lesson on Stems

How to Go About Studying Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier: Progressive Order in Which to Take Up Each Number

Something About Accents

Immortals Protest Against Jazz: Brahms, Grieg, Mendelssohn, Rubinstein and Schubert Strike for their Right

Things for Which a Music Student Can Work

Getting the Most from Your Lessons: A Chat with Serious Piano Students

Competitive Recitals

Music's Higher Pleasure

How Song May Save the Purity of the English Language: A Little Symposium on English Vocal Diction, in Which Many Famous Singers Give Their Opinions

Value of Persevering Habits

Coloring the Piano Tone

Making a Game of Practice

Musical Accelerator

Bringing the Music of the Community and the Music of the Schools Together


Schubert's My Dream: A Poetical Autobiography of Franz Schubert

Expression and the Inner Melodies

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Mark Hambourg, Bach


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 10 (October 1924)
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