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Table of Contents

Nothing But Exercises for Six and One-half Years (interview with Tito Schipa)

Perfection Before Pedal

Why Stop Work When Lessons Stop?

Thought Provoker

Breaking-in the New Lesson

On Developing Good Taste Early

Weight Playing

Managing the Student and the Studio

Rhythmic Motions

It Pays to Advertise

Finger Gymnastics

How to Keep Pupils

Few Hints on Violin Playing (interview with Eddy Brown)

Flowers of Our Lost Romance

Improving the Diatonic Scale

Melody Writing for Little Folks

Your Ally—The Bulletin Board

Asparagus with Brahms

Such Hard Times

Putting Life Into Your Playing: Rhythmical Movement Applied to Technic

What the Cowboy Liked Best

Mental Attitude Toward Work

Music and Serenity

How I Turned the Corners

Children Check Their Practice

Beethoven's Deafness

Using a Model

New Way to Play the Scale in Broken Octaves

Nobody Knows What Music Really Is

Keyboard Cruises

Theory and Pedaling for Beginners

How to Use the Wrist in Piano Playing

Gleanings from Practice Hours

Bach Study Hints

Don't Forget the Old Songs

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


violin instruction


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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 07 (July 1927)
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