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Table of Contents

Broken Strings

Personal Conferences with Claude Debussy: A New Posthumous Interview, Introducing Hitherto Unpublished Correspondence of Famous Writers and Musicians with the Master

Famous Czerny Study and How to Play It

Which Scale First

If You Were My Pupil (interview with Grete Stueckgold)

Mrs. B. Natural's Party: Children's Costume Recital or Musical Playlet

How Fast Shall I Practice

Rules and Exceptions in Music Theory, Part 1

Modern Piano Pedagogy

California's Musical Marvel

Piano Classes That Make Success

Gold Star Contest

Modern Bravura Playing of Octave-Chords

We Wish Our Teachers Wouldn't

Cherubini and the French Revolution

Changing Notes

Little Tale of Music Study Accomplishment: Who Gets to the Piano First?

Nature of Sound

Getting the Pitch of the Piece

Ten Admonitions for the Serious Pianist

Voice Questions Answered

Strength and Flexibility

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Claude Debussy, Hollywood Bowl Easter services


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 53, Number 01 (January 1935)