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Table of Contents

Why is So Much Piano Playing Dull and Uninteresting to Listen To?

Serious Danger to Some Young Students in Large Cities

Another Way with Arpeggios

What Chance Has the Adult Beginner in Music?

How Ought Bach to be Played?

Keyboard Motions that Insure Better Piano Playing

Infinite Pains and Genius

What Studies Shall I Use?

Virtuosity Discounted in England

Origin of Creole Rhythms

Two Against Three Exercise

Use the Dictionary

Is Bach Dull?

Bernhard Hamblen

How Famous Virtuosos Hypnotize Audiences

Useful Triad

To Acquire Speed with Accuracy and Without Hesitation

Improving Hand Stretch

Power of Music: What Great Minds Have Said About the Status of Music in Education

Painless Practice

Find Your Orbit—Shine Therein

Forgotten Pages in the Lives of Masters: Giving Pen Pictures of the Great Masters of His Day, Including Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Clementi, Field and Liszt

Musical Enthusiasm

Melody Touch

Patience, Prithee!

Square for the Harmony Class

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Mark Hambourg, H. Ernest Hunt


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 11 (November 1924)
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