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Table of Contents

Real Secret of Relaxation in Pianoforte Playing

What Music Thinkers Think

Ten Rules for Writing Music

Simple Ear Test

Making a Musical Start

Can You Tell? Contest

How to Play Glissandos

Vanishing Folksong

Teaching Scales to Young People

Make the Pupils Do the Work

Early Steps in Music

Pedal Study

One Perfect Number

More Questions from Teachers, Answered

Phenomena of the Wonder Child: Musical Prodigies of Today and Yesterday

Form in Music

Famous Liszt Cadenza Simplified

Gymnasium of the Singers: Technic That Produces Definite Results

Let the Pupils Do It

Scientific Grading

Bel Canto Legend

Leschetizky and the Invalid

My Wrist is Like Jelly


Architectural Acoustics

How America Can Develop a National Music

Beethoven's Piano Sonatas and How to Teach Them

How Take Repeats

Noise and Music

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Marcian Thalberg, American music, John Powell


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 05 (May 1927)
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