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Table of Contents

Student Hardships that Lead to Success (interview with Elisabeeth Rethberg)

Studying the Pianissimo

Musical Courtesy

Composer's Workshop: How Composers Employ Simple Devices to Expand Their Musical Ideas

Irish Quartet

On Choosing a Musical Career

Music and the Ritual of the Dance in Ceylon: The Subtropical Themes and Rhythms that Have an Undying Allure

Pride of Personal Performance

Musical Pepper Box

Helps to Better Sight Playing

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Its Origin, History and Activities

Slighted Finger

Teach All Keys in the Early Grades

Piano Accordion Band

Conducting a Practical Studio Piano Contest

Problem of the Baby Violinist

Story of Aloha Oe

Music of Nature: A Series of Programs for Studio, Club or Radio Recital

Playing with Both Hands Together

Value of Easy Pieces

Gaining Control of Fingers

Eliminate the Word Practice from Your Vocabulary

Novel Rehearsal of Tristan

Some Things Musicians Should Know about Pitch

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Berlin State Opera House, German music, Bach


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 52, Number 03 (March 1934)
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