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Table of Contents

What Makes a Good Violinist (interview with Jascha Heifetz)

Story and History of Gounod's Faust, The

Musical Repartee

Why Every Child Should Have a Musical Training

Music in Public Schools

Neglected Phases of Piano Practice and Playing

Ringing Doorbells to Get Pupils

Music of Hindustan

Hand Building Exercises

Memory Pictures of Famous Musicians

Art of Counting

Sostenuto Pedal

Romance of Felix Mendelssohn

Curing Stiff Wrists and Fingers

Quick Way to Memorize

Combining Different Rhythms

Making Old Etudes Work

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


India music, Giuseppe Verdi, 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 54, Number 08 (August 1936)
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