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Table of Contents

When Liszt Renounced the World

Arpeggio Practice

Energetic Fingers

How to Find the Keys and the Forms of the Minor Scales

Midsummer Musical Laughs

Jargon of Jazz: An Amusing Article Upon the New and Absurd Nomenclature Which Has Grown Up About the Jazz Orchestra

Music for the Local History Pageant

What Use is the Quarter Tone Scale? Is this Innovation in Modern Music Likely to Remain Merely a Curiosity?

Expressive Dictation

Remedy for Tense Muscles

Romance of Mendelssohn: A Favored Son of the Gods

Speeding Up the Left Hand

Wagner in Venice

Georges Bizet and the True Story of Carmen

Memorizing Set-ups

Stepping-Stones to Success

Mother and Child Duets

Learning the Bass Staff Easily

Teaching Tiny Children to Read Music

Encouraging the Adult Beginner

Piano Accordion as a Musiclal Instrument

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Liszt, jazz, Mendelssohn


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 08 (August 1934)