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Table of Contents

What Is Meant by Equal Temperament?

Have Contrast in Music

What Shall We Do With Bad Musicians?

Operatic Triumph Over Mountain-High Obstacles (interview with Madame Isang Tapales)

How Can I Raise the Standard of My Playing?

Beethoven's Great Funeral March on the Death of a Hero (monument)

Happy Sides to Beethoven's Life

Fads and Fallacies in Modern Pianism

How to Teach Scales

Two Pianos

Queerest String Instrument in the World

Making Selections of Music for Beginners

Scottish and Other Folksong: Its Relation to Art Music

Translating Practice Into Pleasure

Amber Light for Reading Music

Easy Way to Understand the Triads: The Triads Introduce Themselves Personally to the Self-Help Student

Helpful Rules on Learning to Finger

Practical Chord Study

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Isang Tapales, European opera


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 10 (October 1927)
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