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Table of Contents

Hymn Playing Helpful

Musical Education in the Home

What Makes a Fine Piano

Evolution of Piano Playing and Virtuosity

Why Do I Study Music

On Describing a Piece

Efficiency in Piano Study

Speaking the Pupil's Language

Studio Ventillation

Tickling the Risibles

Grandeur that Was Rome

Point on Poise

Doorstep of Harmony: Showing How Simple and Delightful the Study May be Made for the Amateur

Frederic Chopin, an Etching

Queen and a Quarrel about Musicians

Making Arpeggios Interesting

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA




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 07 (July 1928)
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