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Table of Contents

Filing Sheet Music

Supremacy of Personality

Venice, the City of Dreams

Jean Philippe Rameau (Portrait)

Phrasing—A Key to Technical Problems

How Do You Play Double Thirds

What Is a Prelude?

Drills in Sharps and Flats

Meddlsome Neighbors

Deceptive Accidentals

Musical Menus

Why An Investment in Music Lessons Always Pays: The Cultural Value of Music

What Children Love

Turning Failure into Fortune (interview with Vernon Spencer)

To Make Weak Fingers Curve at the First Joint

Rhythmic Problem

Appreciation of Schubert

Musical Story

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Vernon Spencer, Schubert


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 47, Number 01 (January 1929)
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