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Table of Contents

Errors that Young People Make

Limbering Up Exercise

Repose in Teaching

Just Wondering

Playing Class

Touch and Hearing

Finger Elastic Touch

Scale Practice

So-Called Soft Pedal

Keeping Your Teaching Alive by Constant Study

Taking Stock of Ourselves

Be an Optimistic Teacher

Why Make Music Hideous? Down with the Uglifyers of Music

When is a Melody?

About the Trill

Accent—The Life Pulse in Music

How Mozart Composed

Giving a Musicale

Strengthening the Fingers

What Radio Means to the Music Student

Pointers on Beginner's Practice

Fear of Black Notes

When Practice is Practice

Body Touch

Concerts in Africa

Why is There So Much Bad Time?

How to Buy a Piano

Where There's a Will There's a Way

Goal to Work For

Master Lesson on Chant Polonaise, No. 1, in G Major (Maiden's Wish) by Chopin-Liszt

Neglected Up-Stroke

Prods for Piano Students

Using Odd Minutes

Missed Lesson Letter

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Victor Saudek, radio music


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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 43, Number 01 (January 1925)
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