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Table of Contents

How to Use the Weight and Relaxation Method

Were Bach, Mozart and Schubert Poorly Paid

Musical Note

Points on Practicing

Drawing and Accenting

Secret of Touch or How to Extract the Most Beautiful Tone from the Pianoforte

Substituting Flats for Sharps

Music Creed

Another Use for the Metronome

Shifting the Staves

Can I Learn to Count?

Hints on Rapid, Flexible Playing

Training the Brain to Remember and Reproduce Music

Avoiding After-Pressure on the Keys

Starting a Miniature Conservatory

Getting the Pupil to Think

Aiding the Late Beginner

Great Masters as Students—Beethoven

For Stretching the Hand

Aristoxenus The Modern

Jumping the Rope

Study the Harmony of Your Piece

Descending C Scale

Counting Spectre

Piano Accessories

Character Building Through Music

Finding Beauty

Scaling the Keyboard with Do-Mi-Sol

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Gustav Ernst, Beethoven


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 45, Number 04 (April 1927)
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