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Table of Contents

Hungary' Love for Music

Waiting for Inspiration

Slow Down

Don't Play Your Hardest Pieces in Public

Regular Practice Counts

Psychology of Reading Music at Sight

Dead Notes

Little Life Stories of the Great Masters

Strength of Silence

Hungary, the Land of Rhythm and Melody (interview with Yolanda Mëro)

Reveling in Music

Chord Playing

Imitation in Musical Compositions

Aids for the Slow Reader

Irresistible Lure of Gypsy Music

Practical Method of Teaching Treble and Bass Notes

Five Reasons Why You Should Study the Piano


Get a Musical Education First (interview with Margarete Matzenauer)

Our Musical Esperanto

On Temper in Piano Teaching

How to Get Acquainted with Your Piano

Personal Recollection of Liszt

Preparing the New Lesson

Page Turner

Violinist's Opportunities (interview with Carl Flesch)

Etudes of Stephen Heller

Master Lesson on the Liebestraum of Liszt Prefaced by a Short Note About the Composer

Tuning the Piano

Finger Forms

Charting the Beginner

Ideas form a Swiss Teacher

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Hungarian music, Theodore Presser portrait, gypsy music, Liszt


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 04 (April 1926)
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