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Table of Contents

Master Secret of a Great Teacher (interview with Alexander Brailowsky)

Rossini's Musical Opinions

Inspirational Moments with Eminent Friends of Music

Indefatigable Czerny

Running Down Bad Habits

Most Important Principle in Piano Practice: What Rubinstein Said Was the Greatest Thing He Could Teach His Pupils

Value of Togetherness

How to Make Practice Interesting

Reaching the Boy Through Good Music: Notable Work Conducted in Junior Orchestras, Boy Bands and Harmonica Clubs

Suggestions for Summer Work

Tears of Berlioz

Beautifying Octaves

Musical Americana

Keyboard Tricks of Great Virtuosi

How Gottschalk Avoided Stage-Fright


What the Music Student Should Know About the Minor Scale

Playing Up to Speed

R. Drigo

Practical Employment of the Metronome: Together with an Interesting Story of Its Inventor and Beethoven

Make More Use of the Fingers

Pressure Touch

Curiosities of Folk Songs and Folk Dances

Staccato (A Studio Conversation)

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Alexander Brailowsky


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 06 (June 1925)
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