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Table of Contents

Hydra-Headed Music License Monster

Visit to the Home of Sibelius

Art of Musical Penmanship

Yes, Practice Makes Perfect

On Building a Piano Technic

Music Vacations

Plantation Echoes In Which the Author Describes a Visit to a Negro Folk Music-Drama, the Most Pimitive of American Negro Musics Given Each Year in Charleston, South Carolina

Early Musical Influences in My Life

Musical Mathematics: How to Add and Multiply Notes

Strangest of the Arts

Verb To Be in Music

Keeping the Musical Memory Fresh

Remarkable Abbé (Abt) Vogler: Hero of Browning's Famous Poem

All-Purpose Exercise for the Busy Teacher

Some Be's for Your Studio Hive

Etude Duets Recital

Artist—A Man

Degrees of Legato and Staccato

Making Slow Playing Interesting

Abraham Lincoln's Harmonica-Band

On Organizing a Music Club

Practice Classes for Success

Sure Cure for Stage Fright

Practice That Counts

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Sibelius, vibrato


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 55, Number 03 (March 1937)
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