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Volume 74, Number 04 (April 1956), Guy Mccoy Apr 1956

Volume 74, Number 04 (April 1956), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Fiftieth Anniversary of the Music Educators National Conference

In Memorium: Edwin Franko Goldman (1878-1956)

Personal Memories of Cortot as Artist and Teacher

Diction in Singing

National Interscholastic Music Activities Commission

MTNA in Action Music in Focus National Federation of Music Clubs . . . America's Most Far-Flung Musical Organization

Phi Mu Alpha (Professional Music Fraternity) . . . What it is and What it Does

National Association of Teachers of Singing

Story of Sigma Alpha Iota

Stepping Stones to West Point (interview with John A. Davis, Jr.)


Volume 73, Number 12 (December 1955), Guy Mccoy Dec 1955

Volume 73, Number 12 (December 1955), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

I Heard the Bells

Christmas Concerts at Grand Central

It Shouldn't be a Battle (interview with Otto Harbach)

Soviet Russia's Top Pianist Makes Sensational Début in America

To Cosima—With Love

Great Church Rebuilds Its Organ

Orchestra in the Daily Life of Your School

Music Postage Bill Passes Senate


Volume 71, Number 12 (December 1953), Guy Mccoy Jan 1953

Volume 71, Number 12 (December 1953), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Music at Christmas (Poem)

Performer—or Artist? (interview with Bidu Sayão)

Messiah Sunday (interview with Gordon Bachlund)

Backstage with the TV Scene Designer

Impressions of a Musical Journey to Africa

Ole Bull Returns to Pennsylvania

Rare Bit of Singing and Dancing

Much to Do About Conducting

What is Your Carol I.Q.?

Who Was this Christmas Outcast?


Volume 55, Number 02 (February 1937), James Francis Cooke Feb 1937

Volume 55, Number 02 (February 1937), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Enesco Talks on Menuhin

How the Piano is Coming Back

How to Become a Better Pianist (interview with Isidor Philipp)

Advantages of a Poor Piano

Role of Music in Prisons

Tour of Early Keyboard Instruments in the Nation's Capital

Cure for Musicians' Cramp

Catering to America's Musical Tastes (interview with David Rubinoff)

Graceful Gavotte: A Dance to Which Several Influences Have Contributed

Pupil's Right

Benjamin Franklin's Interest in Music

Teaching Interpretation Through Thought Force

Old Music Arrives; Order Sent in '87 Is Filled by Firm

Czerny's Many-Sided Etude, Number Sixty-Five

Measure for Measure

Aids in ...


Volume 54, Number 11 (November 1936), James Francis Cooke Nov 1936

Volume 54, Number 11 (November 1936), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Reflections from a Musical Life

Bird in Grand Opera

My Symphonic Debut in the Films

Pep in Music

For That Weak Left Hand

Harp in History

Woman's Struggle for Recognition in Music

Forgotten Pedal of the Piano

Gift of Liszt to Grieg

Spirituals to Symphonies: A Brief Survey of Negro Music in America, from the Jubilee Singers and their Spirituals to the Playing of Dawson's Negro Folk Symphony by the Philadelphia Orchestra

Chicago Symphony Orchestra (founded by Theodore Thomas)

Gala Days with Liszt at Weimar

Photo-Chart for the Piano Accordion

New Piano Accordion Field

Securing Finger Control

Jazzy ...


Volume 53, Number 11 (November 1935), James Francis Cooke Nov 1935

Volume 53, Number 11 (November 1935), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Hobbies for Everybody

Wagnerian Singer (interview with Kirsten Flagstad)

Dolls' Music Festival

Have Musicians a Sense of Humor

What About Radio? (interview with Wilfred Pelletier)

Bach and Handel Compared

Very American Story of Emma Abbott: In Which Poverty Becomes the Vestibule to Success

Rubinstein's Famous Song Der Asra, As Arranged by Liszt: A Soliloquy on This Widely Known Composition

Memorybook Pages of a Musical Pilgrim: Presenting Messages and Music from Many States

Musical Embroideries at the Piano

Why Counterpoint?

How Music Lovers May Become More Truly Musical


Volume 52, Number 10 (October 1934), James Francis Cooke Oct 1934

Volume 52, Number 10 (October 1934), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Music and Regimentation

Secret of Modernist Music (interview with Arnold Schönberg)

Good Teaching Pieces

Acting Theory

Mother, Make Music Study Delightful

Two Manual Accordion As Compared to the Standard Piano Accordion

Stabat Mater and Its Illustrious Composers

Program Architecture

What Does the Public Really Want?

Two Tests for Musical Capacity

Mystic Land of Magic Music (playlet)

To Acquire a Beautiful Legato

Whims of Musicians

Musical Commas and Musical Comments

Etude Practice Clock

Music in the Old Dragon Empire

For Fluency in Arpeggios

Train the Memory

Season's Schedule of Club Events

Kitchen and the One-lined Staff

Those Key-Signatures!

Helpful Hint ...


Volume 52, Number 06 (June 1934), James Francis Cooke Jun 1934

Volume 52, Number 06 (June 1934), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Music of New Russia (interview with Albert Coates

Do Snakes Like Music?

Ethelbert Nevin's A Day in Venice (Un Giorno in Venezia): A New Tone Film Presentation Which is Commanding National Attention

Give the Child a Good Piano

Staccato Accents

Baseball and Scales

Use the Metronome in Practicing Sight-reading

Novelty for Your Recital

National Element in Polish Music

Getting a Start in Music Teaching in the Country

How One Teacher Did It

Art of Program Making

Accompanist

Music of the Land of the Bourrée

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

Experimenting With ...


Volume 52, Number 04 (April 1934), James Francis Cooke Apr 1934

Volume 52, Number 04 (April 1934), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

There is No Royal Road to Singing! (interview with Göta Ljungberg)

Bass Drum

Chopin Odiosyncracy

How I Managed to Secure Pupils During The Depression

Dating Recitals for Success

Bandmaster Gilmore: The Indomitable Pat Whose Masterpiece was Probably When Johnny Comes Marching Home

London: A World Music Center

Chopin's Masterly Valse in A Flat, Op. 42: A Detailed Lesson Analysis

Music Popular at the Time of Lincoln

Cultivation of Musical Taste in a Small Town


Volume 47, Number 01 (January 1929), James Francis Cooke Jan 1929

Volume 47, Number 01 (January 1929), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Filing Sheet Music

Supremacy of Personality

Venice, the City of Dreams

Jean Philippe Rameau (Portrait)

Phrasing—A Key to Technical Problems

How Do You Play Double Thirds

What Is a Prelude?

Drills in Sharps and Flats

Meddlsome Neighbors

Deceptive Accidentals

Musical Menus

Why An Investment in Music Lessons Always Pays: The Cultural Value of Music

What Children Love

Turning Failure into Fortune (interview with Vernon Spencer)

To Make Weak Fingers Curve at the First Joint

Rhythmic Problem

Appreciation of Schubert

Musical Story


Volume 46, Number 10 (October 1928), James Francis Cooke Oct 1928

Volume 46, Number 10 (October 1928), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Mastering Irregular Rhythms

Page Turning for the Pianist

Two Centers in Piano Playing

Simplifying Note Reading

Young Beginner

Musical Home Reading Table

Eighteenth Century Italian Opera

Clara Schumann's Hands

Beethoven's Mother

Music in the City of Flowers

System in Study and Practice

Gounod's Definition

Veronese's Immortal Masterpice—Les Noces de Cana (The Marriage at Cana)

Story of the Ballet and Its Music

Schumann as Educator

Most Curious Page in American Musical History: An Early American Experiment in Communism with a Musical Background

Prerequisites for the Accompanist

Rhythmic Educational Value of the Toy Symphony

How to Get ...


Volume 46, Number 09 (September 1928), James Francis Cooke Sep 1928

Volume 46, Number 09 (September 1928), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Teaching Correct Pedaling

Incredible Mental Achievement

Music in the City of Flowers

Improve Your Stretch

Keyboard Facility and Agility

How to Extend Your Hand Without Injury

Beethoven Listening to the Muses—An Etching

Folk Element in Music: The Study of Nationality in Music

Cross Rhythm

Teaching the Use of the Pedal

Master Themes the World Loves Best

Most Amazing Achievement in the History of Music Study: The Remarkable Story of a Student Who Has Been Blind


Volume 44, Number 08 (August 1926), James Francis Cooke Aug 1926

Volume 44, Number 08 (August 1926), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Chronologial Progress in Musical Art (interview with Igor Fedorovitch Stravinsky)

Beethoven's Literary Education

I Will

Backing Up

Musical Fundamentals Which Every Student Should Know

Bugaboo of Memorizing

Enthusiastic and Popular Teacher

To Keep Up a Repertoire

Teach by Comparisons

Competent Chopin Commentaries

Music and Morocco

Pupils' Time Wasters

Paris Grand Opera House

Caruso's Meeting with Puccini

Research

Fascinating Journeys in Music Land, Part 2

Real Chopin

Teaching the Sharps and Flats

Your Teacher Enjoys

Geometric Gymnastics

Improving a Pupil's Sense of Rhythm

Planting a Musical Garden

Helping the Beginner

Well-Known Transcriptions and Arrangements for Piano

Give Me ...


Volume 42, Number 02 (February 1924), James Francis Cooke Feb 1924

Volume 42, Number 02 (February 1924), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Music, Musicians and Music-Lovers: Some Notable Personalities as Seen by the Distinguished Modernist

Savez-Vous?

Think It Out Yourself

Composer of the Famous Fifth Nocturne

What Are My Earning Possibilities in Music?

Hints on Passing Musical Examinations

Using Our Best Gift

Scales Day by Day

After-School Pupil

Thresholds of Vocal Art, Part 2 (interview with Amelita Galli-Curci)

Pointers on Chart Teaching?

What to Teach at the Very First Lessons, Practical Advice for the Young Teacher

Early Beginning in Theory

Boys' Recital

Basic Principles in Piano Playing (interview with Josef Lhévinne)

Stumbling Block in Reading

If Liszt Came Back Again?

Starting That ...


Volume 40, Number 04 (April 1922), James Francis Cooke Apr 1922

Volume 40, Number 04 (April 1922), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Good Beginnings in Vocal Art (interview with Emma Calvé)

Camille Saint-Saëns Parting Advice on Piano Study

Be Your Own Surgeon

Memory of a Great Conductor

What Berlioz Thought of Us

Too Much Practice is Waste: How to Get Results Without Nerve Drain and Muscular Fatigue by Employing Scientific Methods

Artist is Always Ready

Making Pupils Count

Fraudulent Musical Masterpieces

What Did the Ancients Mean by Music of the Spheres

Some New Facts about the Creator of the Nocturne: John Field of Dublin

Paste This in Your Instruction Book: Common Sense Hints to Piano Students

About Triplets

What Makes a Great ...


Volume 38, Number 10 (October 1920), James Francis Cooke Oct 1920

Volume 38, Number 10 (October 1920), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Musical Soul of the American Indian

Keyboard Masters of Other Years

Does Your Piano Need a Scavenger?

Light Touch

American Indian's Music Idealized

Great Possibilities of American Music Clubs

Places That Don't Sound Right and What to Do With Them

Shall I Take Up Music as a Profession?

Be Generous with Praise

Impressions of Indian Music as Heard in the Woods, Prairies, Mountains and Wigwams

Passing of Carlos Troyer, Musician and Explorer: Famous Friend of the Indians and the Notable Work He Accomplished

Interesting Facts About the Indians

Indian Musicians in the Modern World

Lieurance Program

Collectors of ...


Volume 38, Number 09 (September 1920), James Francis Cooke Sep 1920

Volume 38, Number 09 (September 1920), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

How to Hold Your Audience

Injured Right Hand a Blessing

Playing in the Right Octave

How to Make Your Practice Time Less Tedious

Music Composition as a Field for Women (interview with Carrie Jacobs-Bond)

Why Underpay the Music Teacher?

Early Fall Recital

Does Your Pupil Know What Music to Bring to the First Fall Lesson?

Painless Musical Bookkeeping

Opening Gun of the Teaching Season: What a Teacher Must Do to Insure a Prompt Start and a Full Class

Gradual Hand Stretching Exercise

All About Variations

Some Hints on Modern Fingering

Ultra-Modern Music Explained: Unusual Futurist Harmony and Form Discussed

Remembering ...


Volume 37, Number 11 (November 1919), James Francis Cooke Nov 1919

Volume 37, Number 11 (November 1919), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Echoes of Musical Czecho-Slovakia (interview with Josef Stransky)

Real Tendencies of Czecho-Slovak Music

If at First You Don't Succeed

Playing Without Looking at the Keys

Birth of the Czecho-Slavék Republic through Song

Invitation to Song: A Literal Translation of a Poem by Tablonsky

How the Name Bohemian Came Into False Repute

Bedrich Smetana, Founder of Modern Czecho-Slovak Music

Thumbnail Biography of Antonin Dvorék

Dvorák as I Knew Him

Great Masters as Music Teachers

Do Your Fingers Follow Your Eye?

Marks of Expression

Why Music is the Soul of Czechoslovakia

Neckache

Working Through Opposites

Czecho-Slovak Popular Music

How to Make ...


Volume 37, Number 03 (March 1919), James Francis Cooke Mar 1919

Volume 37, Number 03 (March 1919), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Anton Dvorák in the Class Room

Who is the Composer?

Marvelous Hand

Question of the Virtuoso Conductor

Music Teachers, Awake!

Has the Art of the Piano Reached Its Zenith or Is it Capable of Further Development? A Historic Conference Conducted through the Co-Operation of a Group of the Foremost Pianists of the Day in the Interests of Etude Readers

Practical Repertoire

Small Children and Big Words

Year in the Fundamentals of Musical Composition

What Are You Getting Out of Your Music Lessons?

Your Pupil's First Year in Scale Work

Little Discoverers

Proper Understanding of the Style of Several Master ...


Volume 36, Number 11 (November 1918), James Francis Cooke Nov 1918

Volume 36, Number 11 (November 1918), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Programs of Works by Women Composers from Contemporary American Publishers

Famous Musical Women of the Past

From the Bottom Up

What the Life of an Artist Means

Musical Celebrities Sell Liberty Bonds (picture)

To the Girl Who Wants to Compose

Music as a Vocation for Women

Mother's Part in the Child's Musical Training

Two Types of Violin Playing

List of Well-Known Women Composers

Story of America's Largest Musical Organization: The National Federation of Musical Clubs

Small Hands and Their Extraordinary Possibilities

Technic of Study


Volume 36, Number 04 (April 1918), James Francis Cooke Apr 1918

Volume 36, Number 04 (April 1918), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Their Ancestry

How Long is the Life of a Piano?

Price of Success

How to Locate the Keys by Touch

Spirit of the Masters: Preparing for the Study of Bach, Haydn and Mozart

Time and Rhythm

Fun in Music

Are You Musically Educated?

Questionnaire for the Average Music Teacher of the Average Child

All About Accent

Different Types of Song Accompaniment

Emotional Effect Through Rhythm and Phrasing

Open Door to Opera

Value of Finger Staccato

Musicians Short Folk

Why Some Music Lessons are Dull

What to Do When You Cannot Secure A Good Teacher: Self Help Hints for Active Music ...


Volume 36, Number 01 (January 1918), James Francis Cooke Jan 1918

Volume 36, Number 01 (January 1918), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

American Folk Music: A Negligible Quantity

Beethoven's Advice to a Piano Teacher

New Year Advice from Famous Pianists: Study Epigrams of the Foremost Present Day Virtuosos Selected for this Issue

Too Much Preparation

Well Tempered

Every Teacher's New Year Resolution

Work Out Your Own Salvation

Legato Playing with Pedal and Without

Case Against Don’ts

Beauties in the Music of the American Indian (interview with Thurlow Lieurance)

Little Thinking Machines

Where the Left Hand Ends and the Right Hand Begins

What is Elasticity in Piano Playing?

Greatest Shortcomings of the Average Student

Is Slow Practice Overdone?

Helpful Routine ...


Volume 35, Number 08 (August 1917), James Francis Cooke Aug 1917

Volume 35, Number 08 (August 1917), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Real Accomplishments

Simple Cure for Stage-Fright

How to Regain Your Technic

Paths to an American National School of Music (interview with Reginald de Koven)507

Bracelet of Fifths

Getting the Most from Five-finger Exercises

Sharp Major Scale Signature

How the Masters Sought Humor in Music

Echo Exercise

Spasmodic Performance

Up-to-Date Points from an Up-to-Date Teacher

How Can We Do Our Bit?

New Material and New Methods in Musical Composition

Non Plus Ultra

Playing Close to the Keys Versus the High Finger Stroke

Teresa Carreño (obituary)

High School Credits in Texas

How Shall I Play Phrases Properly?—With Special Illustrations Taken ...


Volume 35, Number 03 (March 1917), James Francis Cooke Mar 1917

Volume 35, Number 03 (March 1917), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Vital Phases of Piano Technic

Justice for the Teacher

What the Musician Must Do To Conserve Good Health

Efficient Practice

Too Much Theory

Difficult Pronunciations

Spirit and Technic of the Pianoforte Pedals

Tolstoi Throws a Bomb into Art and Music: The Arch-Iconoclast of Russia Severly Criticises Some Modern Musical and Artistic Conventions

Some Facts About Russian Church Music

Learning the Key Signatures

Some Obstacles in the Way of Standardization

Early French, Italian and German Composers of Interest to Present-day Pianists

Etude Master Study Page: A Group of Modern Masters

Composer, A Powerful and Fascinating Romance of Modern Musical Life

Ranz ...


Volume 34, Number 09 (September 1916), James Francis Cooke Sep 1916

Volume 34, Number 09 (September 1916), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Stephen Foster's Versatility and Industry

Talking Too Much

Some Musical Signposts

Personal Recollections of the Last Days of Stephen Foster

Intimate View of Stephen Foster

Sense of Rhythm

Intelligent Training of the Thumb

Find the Shortest, Quickest and Easiest Way to Do Things

Spurring Up a Slow Pupil

Stephen C. Foster's Romantic Career

Music's Written Language

How to Show Pupils the Advantages of Slow Practice

Compounded Measures

Popularizing Good Music

Some Curious Musical Instruments Used by Savage Tribes

Beauty and Originality in Haydn's Pianoforte Sonatas

Generosity of Franz Liszt

Two Great Musical Innovators, Liszt and Paganini ...


Volume 33, Number 08 (August 1915), James Francis Cooke Aug 1915

Volume 33, Number 08 (August 1915), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

What the Great War Will Mean to Music in America

Doing Away with the Useless in Piano Playing

How to Get Established in a New Town

Are Teachers Careless in Details?

Easy Scale Memorizing

Music Teaching and Common Sense

Interesting Musical Facts

Musical Tendencies which Must be Observed

Remedies for Musical People Who Are Nervous (interview with Alberto Jonás)

Saint-Saëns on Gounod's Faust

Must the Teacher Also be a Fine Pianist?

Music a Human Necessity in Modern Life

Why Memorizing is Always Desirable

From the Professor's Standpoint

Passing of a Great Pianist

Studying Tone Values in Piano Playing ...


Volume 28, Number 10 (October 1910), James Francis Cooke Oct 1910

Volume 28, Number 10 (October 1910), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Music the American People Demand (interview with John Philip Sousa)

Scharwenka on Listening to One's Playing

Failure of Gounod's Faust

Heredity and Music: Remarkable Instances of the Manner in Which Musical Talent Has been Communicated from One Generation to Another

Some Great Virtuosos of the Present Day

Clara Schumann on Ear Training

Talk with Svendsen

Preparing the Hands for Advanced Pianoforte Study

Better Understanding of the Double Bar

Vital Defects of Most Pianists

Some Distinctions in Musical Terms


Volume 28, Number 06 (June 1910), James Francis Cooke Jun 1910

Volume 28, Number 06 (June 1910), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Spirit of Life in Music—Rhythm

Real Musical Interest in the Czerny Studies

Pianist and the Tuner

Balfe's Opera The Bohemian Girl

Famous German Conservatories: The Conservatories of Southern Germany

Analysis of Teaching Material: The Rondo Form

Some Sign-Posts on the Road to Success in Music Study

What is Expected of the Student in the German Music School

History and Uses of the Metronome

Finger-Habit in Memorizing


Volume 28, Number 04 (April 1910), James Francis Cooke Apr 1910

Volume 28, Number 04 (April 1910), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Musical Faults Americans Must Correct (symposium)

How Tschaikowski Spent His Days

Neglected Details in Pianoforte Study (interview with Ferruccio Benvenuto Busoni)

Personal Glimpses of Moszkowski as a Teacher

Weber's Description of Beethoven

Some Familiar Teaching Pieces by Franz Liszt

To the Young Musician Who Would Compose (interview with Liza Lehmann)

Mendelssohn at Work

Diatonic Scale in the Works of the Masters

How Helen Keller Appreciates Music

Common Mistakes in Tempo and Rhythm

What Early England Gave to Music

How to Enjoy a Symphony

Plain Talk on Starting a Teaching Business

Tschaikowski and Rubinstein


Volume 27, Number 08 (August 1909), James Francis Cooke Aug 1909

Volume 27, Number 08 (August 1909), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Teaching the Child How to Think

Sight Reading and Memorizing

Gounod and Mendelssohn

Haydn's Picturesque Personality

Women's Opportunity in Music (symposium)

Influence of the Amateur in Music: Non-Professional Music-Workers Who Have Made Important Contributions to the Art

Music After Marriage and Motherhood: Opinions of Some of the Most Famous Living Women Musicians Upon the Problem of Keeping Up Musical Work Without Neglecting the Home

Strengthening the Hands

Study Lighter Music in the Summertime

How Beethoven Wrote His Opera Fidelio

Tact in Correcting Mistakes

Popular Error About the Liszt Rhapsodies

Judging Pianos

Forcing Children to Learn Music

Avoid Dull ...