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Table of Contents

Chopin's Perfection of Detail

Fourten Prima Donnas of the Pianoforte

Inspiration Road

Practice Difficult Passages

Teaching the Values of Notes

Matter of Rests

Laugh or Two

Making Plain the Seventh Chord

Indexng as an Aid to Memorizing

How to Impress the First Lesson Upon the Child

Playing and Singing the First Piece

Music of Paris, the Inimitable

Octaves and Blocks


Favorite Musical Instruments of a Past Generation

On Ability to Sight-Read

Me and My Shadow

Broken Chords

Nothing to Practice

Saving Lost Motion in Piano Study

Simple Way of Teaching the Value of the Dot

To Learn Letters and Numbers of Scales

Symbolism of the Dance in the Far East

Five Points in Interpreting Popular Piano Masterpieces

Broadening the Horizon

Singing Towers

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


European music, French music


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 05 (May 1929)
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