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Table of Contents

How I Came to Love Music (interview with Edward W.Bok)

Piano Keyboard for Young Beginners

Education Is Learning to Do

Saint-Saëns' Marche Heroique

Don't Expect the Teacher To Do It All

Introduction and Prelude

One Way to Memorize

Studio Staccatos

Breaking Off in Playing

Ingredients of a Great Pianist

How Sound Differs From Noise

Needed Musical Innovations

Self Instruction in the Art of Touch

Father of the Pianoforte

How to Become an Expert in Piano Technic

Great Composers' Love of Flowers: With Suggestions for a Springtime Flower-Music Recital

Pointer Instead of Pencil

Trill in the Works of the Masters

How to Solve the Practice Problem

Fives and Sevens

Opportunities for the Small Town Teacher

Vocalist's Ladder to Opportunity

Inaccuracy of Spoiled Students

Daily Don'ts for Piano Pupils

Detours for the Teacher

Coördination in Playing

Some Points on Pronouncing Italian Musical Terms

Music and the Sense of Hearing

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Edward Bok


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 43, Number 04 (April 1925)
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