Download Full Text (14.3 MB)

Table of Contents

Playing Arpeggios

Finding the First-Bests

One Road to Good Piano Technic

Picture and Canvas

Checks—and Checks

Self-Study in the Art of Music (interview with Leopold Godowsky)

Musical Question of the Hour: Why Every Child Should Have a Musical Education

Schumann and His Mother

Measuring Musical Minds

What Makes the Musical Person?

Suspended Count

Beethoven's Life Tragedy: Dramatic Episodes in the Career of the Great Composer

New Piece

How a Mother Can Make the Child's Music Study Irresistibly Interesting: How Influences will Make or Ruin the Child's Musical Career

Composers at Work

Romance of Music in Palestine

Musical Reading Clubs

Power that Reaches the Goal of Musical Success

Security in Intermediate Notes

Reading Rhythm

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Beethoven, Palestinian music, Amy Beach


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 46, Number 01 (January 1928)
Files over 3MB may be slow to open. For best results, right-click and select "save as..."