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Table of Contents

Under No Consideration Would I Give Up Music (interview with Ralph Modjeski)

Are Scales Worth-While?

Winter Musicales

Equal Finger Development

Most Musical Town in the World

Mixing Heart with Art

Getting the Student's Measure

Some Points in Pianoforte Duet Playing

Thought Starters

Chopin's Preludes as Interpreted by Liszt

Hard Pierce!

Helps Along the Road

True Chopin

Slow Practice on Old Pieces

Resolves for the New Year

Some Inspirations of Composers

Little Life Stories of the Great Masters

Chopin Reflections

Chopin in His Last Years

Can Expressive Playing be Taught?

Teach Children to Compose

Music of Ireland

Music Teachers' Organizations Honor Their Founder, the Late Theodore Presser

Results from Daily Lessons

Analyzing the Process

Lesson on Mendelssohn's Boat Song in A Minor

Memorizing for Beginners

Wrist Remedy

Trills in Sequence

Practice Precepts

Teaching Touches to Beginners

Advice to a Young Composer

Teacher's Position

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Ralph Modjeski, Chopin, Liszt, Agnes Clune Quinlan, Mendelssohn


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 44, Number 03 (March 1926)
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