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Table of Contents

Talks on Playing the Piano

Inspirational Moments with Cultured Minds that Love Music

To Promote Clean Playing

Tone Color Explained: Why Does the Same Note Sound Differently When Played by Different Instruments? What are Harmonics?

You Are Responsible

Touch Piano Playing

Little Life Stories of the Great Masters—Verdi

Teaching With Enthusiasm

Principles of Fingering in Piano Playing

Eternal Vigilance the Price of Technic

Ferdinand Himmelreich

Piano in Modern Music

Why Wagner Triumphed: An Understanding of the Ideals and Principles Which He Pursued Indefatigably

What About Class Instruction?

Music Teacher's Debt to the Automobile

Little Facts from Musical History

Master Thoughts from the Life of a Great Teacher: Important Teaching Hints from Work of the Foremost Pedagog of the Last Half Century (interview with Marie Roborska Leschetizky)

Musical Monographs: Thoughts from the Pen of a Famous Musical Educator

What Really Counts

How to Hear with the Eye

First Piece Recital

How Music Stopped a Battle

Great Orchestral Master Workss Heard Over the Footlights, the Radio, on the Talking Machine and the Player-Piano

Testing Your Own Work


Reconstructing the Past

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Ferdinand Himmelrich, H. Ernest Hunt, Antonin Dvorak


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 10 (October 1925)
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