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Table of Contents

International Appreciation of Ignace Jan Paderewski: World Famous Pianists and Teachers Greet the Renowned Master in His Hour of Greatest Triumph

Some Fundamentals of Natural Octave Playing

Important Association and a Great Cause

Student Days of George Frederic Handel (1685-1759)

How Harmony Helps the Music Student

Pedal Markings

Picture from the Past

Lest We Forget, Lest We Forget: Important Musical Historical Figures of the Picturesque Past

Freak Scales: Curious Musical Systems Used by Modern Composers

Wagner's Death-Dreams of His Own Walhalla (Picture)

Master Lesson Upon Chopin's Aeolian Harp Etude, Op. 25, No. 1

Singing Intelligently in English

Garcia's Second Discovery

Opera before Opera

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Paderewski, Handel, Chopin


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 49, Number 05 (May 1931)
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