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Volume 56, Number 05 (May 1938), James Francis Cooke May 1938

Volume 56, Number 05 (May 1938), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Liszt's Green Gloves

Song of Praise for Grace Before Meals

Goal is Always Music (interview with Yehudi Menuhin)

Operatic Spectacles Two Centuries Ago—Pictorial

Musical Memory: Why, When and Where: How They Memorize at the Paris Conservatoire

Arpeggio Fingerings

How to Start a Prosperous Summer School: How a Teacher in a Small Vermont City Built a Prosperous Summer School Despite the Depression

Making Pupils' Recitals Interesting

Threshold of Music: A Melodic Alphabet—The Major Scale

Forgotten Fingers

In Defense of Mendelssohn

Some Be's for Your Studio Hive

School Accompanist: How th e Piano Teacher May Enrich His Pupil ...


Volume 54, Number 08 (August 1936), James Francis Cooke Aug 1936

Volume 54, Number 08 (August 1936), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

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


Volume 54, Number 02 (February 1936), James Francis Cooke Feb 1936

Volume 54, Number 02 (February 1936), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Getting Joy Out of Music (interview with Hendrik Willem van Loon)

What Grade?

Poland's Leading Composer Since Chopin

Eniment Recognition

Saint-Saëns as a Prima Donna

Mozart for Little Folk

Tone Quality and Tone Color in Piano Playing

She Made Curl Papers of His Sonatas

Liszt and Wagner

What Radio Offers the Young Composer: From an Address to the Schoolmen's Convention at Philadelphia

Modulation is Not Difficult: A Simple Technical Discussion of a Fascinating Theoretical Problem

Why Every Child Should Have a Musical Training

Be Kind to the Tuner

Music They Understand

Mexico’s Significance in Present Day Music ...


Volume 52, Number 08 (August 1934), James Francis Cooke Aug 1934

Volume 52, Number 08 (August 1934), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

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 ...


Volume 44, Number 03 (March 1926), James Francis Cooke Mar 1926

Volume 44, Number 03 (March 1926), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Under No Consideration Would I Give Up Music (interview with Ralph Modjeski)

Are Scales Worth-While?

Winter Musicales

Equal Finger Development

Most Musical Town in the World

Mixing Heart with Art

Getting the Student's Measure

Some Points in Pianoforte Duet Playing

Thought Starters

Chopin's Preludes as Interpreted by Liszt

Hard Pierce!

Helps Along the Road

True Chopin

Slow Practice on Old Pieces

Resolves for the New Year

Some Inspirations of Composers

Little Life Stories of the Great Masters

Chopin Reflections

Chopin in His Last Years

Can Expressive Playing be Taught?

Teach Children to Compose

Music of Ireland

Music Teachers ...


Volume 38, Number 04 (April 1920), James Francis Cooke Apr 1920

Volume 38, Number 04 (April 1920), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Music for the Man of To-day (interview with Rupert Hughes)

Don't Be Discouraged

Need for Wrist Freedom

Psychic Influence in Modern Music

Slow Practice the First Step on the Road to Virtuosity

Romance of a Famous Song: Judge Galloway's The Gypsy Trail

Recipes for Profitable Practice

Piano Playing of To-day

Temperament, Technic and Tact in Accompanying

Some Important Facts About Studying Real Composition

Introducing Yourself to the Pupil

Scales in Four Octaves

Getting the Most from Technical Exercises

Hateful Half Hour' Practice and Some Ways of Overcoming It

How Some Composers Compose

Attention as a Factor in Piano ...


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 10 (October 1916), James Francis Cooke Oct 1916

Volume 34, Number 10 (October 1916), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Getting Results Through Right Practice: A Talk to Students

Points to Remember in Sight Reading

What's Wrong with My Piece

Teacher and His Business

Building of Music: A Practical Lesson in the Principles of Musical Form

Self-Help Road to Success in Music

Overcoming Stage Fright

Common Sense in Pianoforte Touch and Technic

Why Should I Study Theory

Some Facts About Pitch

Composer and the Organ Grinder: A Powerful and Fascinating Romance of Modern Musical Life

What Every Student Should Know About Phrasing

Learning to Depend Upon One's Self

Honor to the Teacher

George Noyes Rockwell

Master Lesson—Mendelssohn ...


Volume 34, Number 02 (February 1916), James Francis Cooke Feb 1916

Volume 34, Number 02 (February 1916), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Happy Side of Music Teaching

Blind Handel and His Blind Helper

Piano Subito

You and the Other Teacher

Elementary Study of Pianoforte Technic

Teacher's Nerve Destroyers

Hands and the Pianist

Away from the Piano

Science of Pianoforte Practice

Establishing a Definite Technic

Single Little Mistake

Leisure Hour Facts for Music Workers

What is Expected of the Accompanist?

Foundation of Smooth Scale Playing

Practicing Backward

Musical Facts for Spare Moments

Early Drill in Sight Reading

Ten Points in Extemporization

Place of the Nocturne in Musical Art

Pertinent Questions for Conscientious Teachers

Interesting Facts About Finnish Music

When Should I Practice ...


Volume 32, Number 08 (August 1914), James Francis Cooke Aug 1914

Volume 32, Number 08 (August 1914), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Tributes to the Memory of Hans Engelmann

Raising Your Rate of Tuition

Chief Musical Forces of the Nineteenth Century

Busy Teacher

Debussy's Unconventionality

Plea for More Rational Teaching

Star of Technic

Credit to the Conservatory

Coming of the Minnesingers

Between Lesson Thoughts

Musical Thought and Action in the Old World

French Opera in America

Seeing with a Child's Eyes

Awakening and Developing Musical Ability

Economize in Energy

Awakening Interest in Dull Pupils

Tone Production by Means of the Pressure Touch

Diplomacy and the Interfering Mother

Making Music Interesting to the General Public: What 3000 Pianoforte Recitals Have Taught ...


Volume 31, Number 08 (August 1913), James Francis Cooke Aug 1913

Volume 31, Number 08 (August 1913), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Tact in Selecting Teaching Pieces

Dvorák as I Knew Him

Making Your Surroundings Help You

Overheard at a Musical Convention: Opinions of Well-Known Teachers and Musicians

Qualities of a Pianist

Painting Pictures with Tonal Colors: An Instructive and Entertaining Discussion of Programme Music

Instruments of the Orchestra

Musician's Vacation: How to Make It a Restful One

Getting a Start as a Virtuoso in Europe

Romance of the Chopin Preludes

Spirit of the Valse

Wisdom of Liszt

Solving the Missed-lesson Problem

Saint-Säens on the Playing of Bach Fugues

Shall Music Teachers Be Licensed?

What Tchaikovsky Thought of the Great Musicians ...


Volume 29, Number 08 (August 1911), James Francis Cooke Aug 1911

Volume 29, Number 08 (August 1911), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Chopin: Pre-Eminent Genius of the Pianoforte

Getting the Most Out of Five-Finger Exercises

Modern Pioneers in the Art of Piano-Playing

Etude Debate: Shall Music Teachers be Required to Pass an Examination Before They are Permitted to Teach?

Pentatonic Scales in Famous Song

Can Your Pupils Listen?

When the Mother Interferes

Laying the Foundation for Velocity: How Great Speed May be Attained if the Right Beginning is Made

Wagner's Opera Tannhäuser

Mendelssohn the Fortunate

Some Delicate (?) Contemporary Criticisms of Wagner's Early Works

How I Overcame Stage Fright

Encores at Pupils' Recitals

Rossini the Humorist: Epigrams and Wit of the ...


Volume 29, Number 07 (July 1911), James Francis Cooke Jul 1911

Volume 29, Number 07 (July 1911), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Mendelssohn's Ideal Musical Training: Some Interesting Sidelights Upon the Education of the Fortunate Boy Who Was Later to Become One of the Word's Greatest Masters

Great Innovators in the Art of Piano-Playing

Very First Lessons at the Piano

Verdi's Egyptian Opera Aïda

Josef Pischna: The Renowned Writer of Technical Exercises

Brahms' Quick Wit

How to Secure a Legato-Touch

Systematise Your Octave Study

Closing of a Great Career—Gustav Mahler

Old Laws and New Ideas: Important Observations Upon Piano Practice

How the Piano Differs from Its Fore-runners

Characteristic Dance Forms: Short Notes upon Dances Which Have Become Famous ...


Volume 27, Number 09 (September 1909), James Francis Cooke Sep 1909

Volume 27, Number 09 (September 1909), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Digest of Musical Opinion in Europe

Timely Hints to Parents of Musical Children

Social Position of Some of the Great Composers

How to Select Teaching Pieces

How to Retain the Boy's Interest in Music

How to Study Some Noted Mendelssohn Compositions

Unnecessary Motions

Making of a Music Class

Influence of the Reading of Music on the Eye

Commencing Music in Infancy

Making Pupils Practice

Who's Who Among Women Pianists and Violinists

How Rossini Played


Volume 27, Number 01 (January 1909), James Francis Cooke Jan 1909

Volume 27, Number 01 (January 1909), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Mendelssohn, The Man and the Musician

Franz Liszt on the Chopin Mazurka

Mendelssohn the Fortunate

Songs Without Words

Raising Your Income

Home Life of Mendelssohn

Grown-up Beginner

Advantage of Etudes

Napoleon's Great Love for Music

Mendelssohn, The Poet of Symmetry and Grace

Interesting Stories of Mendelssohn

Important Events in the Life of Mendelssohn

Personal Reminiscence of Mendelssohn

Interesting Extracts from Mendelssohn's Letters

Present Position of Mendelssohn's Music

Mendelssohn's Piano Compositions and Their Availability for the Teacher

Origin of the Waltz

Training of a Concert Pianist

How Helen Keller Enjoys Music

Liszt on the Musical Trinity

Told ...


Volume 16, Number 04 (April 1898), Winton J. Baltzell Apr 1898

Volume 16, Number 04 (April 1898), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Mendelssohn

Aptitude for Teaching

Musical Listender

My Pupils

From the Pedal, Deliver Us!

Train Both Hands

Puzzle in Musical History

Modern vs. Classical

Principles of Musical Pedagogy

Carl Koelling

Liberation of the Ring Finger

Stepping-Stones

Summer Teaching: An Experience

Stray Thoughts

Baneful Influence: The Pupil's Piano

Miscellaneous Program by American Composers

Drudgery Made Interesting

Advantages for Music Students in Various European Centers

Personal Apparel of the Music Teacher

How to Make Music Studios Attrative

Louis Köhler's Notes on Practicing

How to Win and Keep an Audience

Marvelous Memories

Music as a Profession vs. Musical Dilettantism

Mistakes Do Not ...


Volume 13, Number 08 (August 1895), Theodore Presser Aug 1895

Volume 13, Number 08 (August 1895), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

How to Listen to Music

Mission of the Artist

What to Cultivate

Mendelssohn as a Teacher

Machine vs. Mind in Playing

Cultivation of the Ear

Infant Musical Prodigies

Rubinstein: The Man and the Musician

Music Teacher's Allies

False Ballances

How Shall I Interest My Pupils?

Origin of Old Folks at Home

Broad Consideration of Piano Playing

Take a Music Journal

From a New Standpoint

Liszt and Chopin


Volume 07, Number 02 (February 1889), Theodore Presser Feb 1889

Volume 07, Number 02 (February 1889), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Individuality in Pupils

Herr Moriz Rosenthal, Pianist

Traumeri

Course of Study for the Pianoforte

Current Phases of Piano Teaching

Leading Thoughts

Fingering in History

Estimation of the Musical Profession by College Presidents

Certain Educational Aspects of Technical Development

Reforms in Music Teaching


Volume 06, Number 03 (March 1888), Theodore Presser Mar 1888

Volume 06, Number 03 (March 1888), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Rubato Tempo in Piano Playing

Minor Scale

Collateral Fancies

Talent and Intelligence Contrasted

Graded List of Piano-Forte Music

Notes from Anton Rubinstein's Cyclus of Seven Piano Recitals, with Historical Notes

Piano Playing and General Musical Instruction from the Beginning to the End

Philosophy of Legato Touch

On the Fingering of Diatonic Scales

Occasional Correspondence of a Music Teacher

Karl Klindworth

Criticism of a Piano Player

Correction

Concerning the Psychological Relation of Music

Piano Teaching


Volume 04, Number 11 (November 1886), Theodore Presser Nov 1886

Volume 04, Number 11 (November 1886), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Liszt from Another Point of View

Arm in Piano-Forte Playing

Tone Question Again

Our Musical Bringing Up

On Two Points in Piano-Forte Teaching

Music Teaching from a Psychological Standpoint

Shall Playing from Memory be Encouraged

Future of Music in America

Nature of Harmony

Grumble from Old Fogy

Music Teachers' Class Book

Techniphone Idea