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Volume 69, Number 04 (April 1951), John Briggs Apr 1951

Volume 69, Number 04 (April 1951), John Briggs

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Dilemma in Detroit: Survivors of the Detroit Symphony Support Themselves with Odd Jobs and Look for a Successor to Sponsor Henry Reichhold

Zoltan Kodaly was my Teacher

How to Teach Adult Beginners

Music Has No Short-Cuts: Solid Careers Emerge Only for Unhurried, Systematic Training (interivew with Joseph Fuchs)

It's Free—It's Fun—It's Forum!

More About the Pharyngeal Voice: Widely-Used Method in the Golden Days of Italian Bel Canto

Class Piano Teaching Gets Results . . . A Successful Teacher Reveals the Formula She Has Developed Through Years of Trial and Error

Sing with Your Fingers


Volume 68, Number 03 (March 1950), John Briggs Mar 1950

Volume 68, Number 03 (March 1950), John Briggs

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Richards Strauss . . . Conducting is a Difficult Business

Modern Piano Musical Metaphysics . . . Its Cause and Cure

How to Build a Voice Psychologists

Evaluate Music

So You Want to be a Piano Teacher

Structure of Music Clarence Dickinson—Pioneer of Church Music

Let's Simplify the Liebestraum Cadenzas Master Lesson on Brahms' Intermezzo in E-Flat Major, Op. 117,

No. 1 Musical Medicos

For TV Thrillers


Volume 17, Number 10 (October 1899), Winton J. Baltzell Oct 1899

Volume 17, Number 10 (October 1899), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Ages of One Hundred Famous

Singers

On Program Printing

Unprofessional Advertising

Dumb Pianos

About Tuning

How Leschetizky Teaches Memorizing

Little Knowledge

First Step in the Instruction of Young Children

To a Piano (poem)

Mechanical Music

Honesty in Advertising

Actual Effect of Music Upon an Imagination

Types of Teachers, or Mayburn's Madness

Music or Notes?

Development of the Artistic Sense

Lost Ideals

Value of the Musical Magazine

How to Memorize

What Makes Music Successful?

Studio Experiences: Experiences with the Pedal

Uninterested Pupil

Conservatory and Private Teaching: Another Phase of the Subject

Musical Don'ts

What are Musical Clubs For?


Volume 16, Number 01 (January 1898), Winton J. Baltzell Jan 1898

Volume 16, Number 01 (January 1898), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Suggestions for the Musical Youth

How Shall We Teach Notation to Beginners

The Gospel of Work

Musical Memory in Its Relation to Pianoforte Playing

How to Make a Living

Problem of American Teaching

Song Writers of the Day

One-Sided Musicians

Nothing But a Name!

Success is the Reward of Toil

Musical Listener

Sight-Reading

Art of Self-Criticism

Helpful Letters to Young Musicians

Cost of Study Abroad

Factors of Musical Expression

Sight-reading in Pianoforte Instruction

Why Do You Take Music Lessons?

Principles of Musical Pedagogy

Thoroughness in Primary Work

Music Education

Moral Influence of Music

Convenient Maxims, Formulas, etc. for Voice Teaching ...


Volume 15, Number 09 (September 1897), Winton J. Baltzell Sep 1897

Volume 15, Number 09 (September 1897), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Would-Be Paderewski

Music No Hindrance to Getting On

Some Don'ts for Students Who are Going to Germany to Study Music

Playing in Public

From Recent Programmes

Neglected Essential: Music and Languages

Self-Exaltation

Time Values

Flowers by the Wayside

Not Yourself, But Your Art

Four Stages of Student Life

Physical Exercises an Aid to Artistic Piano Playing

How a Pupil Rose to Success

Should Piano Students Attend Piano Recitals?

For the Student's Encouragement

Reading New Music

Extracts from Reinecke's Hints to Music Students

Materials and Workmanship

Ear Training

Study on Phrasing

Reed Organ as an Aid in Piano ...


Volume 15, Number 08 (August 1897), Winton J. Baltzell Aug 1897

Volume 15, Number 08 (August 1897), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Piano and Our Girls

For Juvenile Recital: When Malindy Sings (poem)

Protecting the Artistic Sense

Can a Poor Ear be Improved?

Pianoforte Study

Whither Are We Drifting: Realism in Music

Wit of Composers

Musical Stage Fright

Bach Anecdotes

Liszt and Tausig

Story Teller: For Summer Reading

Counting Time

My Fellow-Students

Aids in Teaching Time Values

Guide to Pianists

Musical Listener

Automatism in Technic

Promising Indication

Musical Inconsistencies

Day's Practice

Appreciative Audience

Plea for Pimary Instruction in Harmony

Thoughts about the Most Salient Features of Music Life—Teaching and Otherwise

Truly Great Musician

How Music Affects Some People

Remarkable Definitions ...


Volume 15, Number 04 (April 1897), Winton J. Baltzell Apr 1897

Volume 15, Number 04 (April 1897), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Modern Musical Definitions

Have I Talent?

Peculiarities of Popular Teachers

Mozart's Journey from Vienna to Prague: A Romance of His Private Life

Chat with Students on the Purpose of Study

Teachers Who Scold

How Do We Listen?

Ring-Finger

Hearing Colors

Musical Listener

Reading Course: Outline of Psychology

Leschetizky as a Teacher: Reminiscences of a Pupil

Keep Your Temper

Great Thoughts About the Hands

Dull Pupil

Concerning Practice and Other Points of Interest to Students

Calvé on American Musicians

Pianofore Study: Hints on Piano Playing


Volume 15, Number 03 (March 1897), Winton J. Baltzell Mar 1897

Volume 15, Number 03 (March 1897), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Musical Listener

Clayton Johns

On Choosing Music

First Lessons

Why We Have So Few Musicians

Some Wholesome Truths for Teachers

Sieveking's Mode of Practice

W.J. Henderson

Study the Nature of Melody

How Long Should One Practice?

Henry T. Finck

Soul of Music

Music Scrap-Book

Beginning and Development of Pianoforte Playing

Common Sense in Music

Mozart's Journey from Vienna to Prague: A Romance of His Private Life

Why Study Harmony?

Queer Traits of Great Musicians

Art of Programme-Making

Louis C. Elson

Backward Pupils


Volume 14, Number 11 (November 1896), Theodore Presser Nov 1896

Volume 14, Number 11 (November 1896), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Some Things Which the Musical Profession Owes Itself

Music Chats with Children

American Artists

Class in Ear-Training

Mendelssohn's Piano Playing

Art and Ease

Artist vs. Amateur

Modesty in Music

Chopin's Notes for a Method of Methods

Is the Study of Music Profitable?

Difference Between Studying and Cramming

As a Man Thinketh So Is His Work

Thoughts About the Most Salient Features of Music Life—Teaching and Otherwise

Musical Mischief-Breeders

Beethoven and the Ladies

How to Stimulate Practice

Playing by Ear

Rough and Musical Bülow

Some Mistakes of the Provincial Musician

Correction

Is Mendelssohn to be Ranked Among the ...


Volume 13, Number 10 (October 1895), Theodore Presser Oct 1895

Volume 13, Number 10 (October 1895), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Hardest Piano Piece

Modern Musical Crank

Absent-Minded Musicians

Art and Artlessness

Creed of the Well-Taught Pupil

Other Side of the Story

Difficult Passages as Etudes

That Other Teacher

Types of Piano Teacher

Extemporization

Interesting Interview with Verdin

Listening to One's Own Playing

Discouragements of Piano-Playing

Woman and Music

Reform Needed

Account of the Gavotte

Liszt and Chopin

Suggestions for Musical People

Lecture Recital

Phenomenal Voices

Worse Than Wasted

How Composers are Inspired

Piano in Small Parlors

How I Read the Etude

Study of Music: Small Children be Made to Study Music, Talent or no Talent?

Philosophic Reflections

Points in ...


Volume 13, Number 09 (September 1895), Theodore Presser Sep 1895

Volume 13, Number 09 (September 1895), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

When to Begin

Organize Organize!!

Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn, and Others for Teaching Purposes

Lesson in Concords and Discords

Parallel

True to Art

Use of the Metronome in Practice

Misconceptions

What Dvorak Says

Why Woman is not a Composer

To Be or Not to Be

Gift of Song

Why Good Music is Good

No Royal Road

Guilmant on American Music

Friends and Their Friendship

Real Study and Its Relation to Playing by Ear

Quality, Rather Than Quantity

What Ought to be Played

Idols Shattered

So-Called Conservatories

Expression and Phrasing

Humorous in Instrumental Music

Nervousness in Piano-Playing

Consideration

Does Music Describe?

Public ...


Volume 13, Number 07 (July 1895), Theodore Presser Jul 1895

Volume 13, Number 07 (July 1895), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

One Way to Abuse Classical Music

Music is not Music if it Has No Soul

Lessons in Listening

Musicians' Creed

Musical Prodigies

Neglected Branch of Piano Teaching

How to Succeed in Music Teaching

How to Reach the Pupil: Four R's

Rubinstein: The Man and the Musician

Lack of Public Sympathy for Musical Art

Self-Criticism, an Important Factor in Piano Study

Few More Don'ts

Study Essential

Personality in the Musical Life

Remedies Effected Through the Medium of Four-Hand Playing

Scherzo

Art of Teaching Children

Receptive, But Critical


Volume 13, Number 06 (June 1895), Theodore Presser Jun 1895

Volume 13, Number 06 (June 1895), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Some Reflections on the Study of Music at the Piano

Music, Home and Wife

How to Work, or the True Gradus ad Parnassum

Crescentic Keyboard

Their Characteristics

Boxing as an Aid to Piano Playing

Country Teacher

Teach Music

Music in Education

Is it a Waste?

Wealth and Poverty of Musicians

Pupil of To-Day

Musical Individuality

Reading, Listening, and Thinking

Little Story

Alphabetical Musical Rhyme

Phrasing

Choosing a Teacher

What Shall be Taught Beginners

Why So Many Failures?

Pianistic Mannerisms

Pushing and Pulling

Use of the Metronome

Liszt and Mendelssohn

Musical Prejudices

Teaching and Playing

Playing for Pupils

How to Sing ...


Volume 12, Number 11 (November 1894), Theodore Presser Nov 1894

Volume 12, Number 11 (November 1894), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Some Methods of Popularizing Songs

Jests That Instruct

Courage in Music

Influence of Music

Two Lessons or One Lesson a Week?

Right Beginning

Ways and Means, and—Results

Egoism

Our Country Teachers—Some Hints for Their Advancement

How to Make Practice Easy

Godard's Characteristics

Machine Pupils

Rheumatism of the Hand and Arm

Foreign Titles and Foreign Names

Hints to Young Composers

Conflict Between Public School Work and Music

Habits of Music Pupils

Does Music Describe?

Portamento Touch

Music (Male) Teacher's Work

Suggestions to Musical People

Power of Association

Amateur Musical Club

Paderewski's Tone and Touch

American Pianists ...


Volume 12, Number 10 (October 1894), Theodore Presser Oct 1894

Volume 12, Number 10 (October 1894), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

General Directions to be Observed when Playing for Others

True Ideal of Music Teaching

Accompanying in Theory and Practice

Musical Advancement: A Suggestion to Parents

Proper Scale Practice

Taste

Listening to Music: A Few Words to Concert-Goers

Topics for Reflection

Magazines for Pupils

Strengthening Pianists' Fingers

Worrying

Franz Liszt's Letters

Handel's Sarcasms

How to Learn Music

Why Not a Graded Catalogue of Music With Which to Begin Teaching?

Little Items for Pupils Worth Knowing

Specimen Programmes for Graduating Pupils

Over Our Tea Cups

Whims of Composers

How to Analyze

Longevity of Composers

Pre-Eminence of the Pianoforte as a ...


Volume 12, Number 09 (September 1894), Theodore Presser Sep 1894

Volume 12, Number 09 (September 1894), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Mental Practice

Amateur Musical Society

Art, Versus Muscular Power

Stray Toughts

Why Give Etudes

Summing Up of the Year's Work

Listening to Music: A Few Words to Concert-Goers

Specimen Programmes for Pupils, Hints as to Methods of Study Performance

Left Hand

Study of Hymn Tunes

Aphorisms

Musical History Examinations

How to Make a Simple Musical Cabinet

Time Reading

Woman's Life of Liszt

Some Curious Habits in Pupils, and Relections Thereon

Well Known

Must Teachers be Performers?

All Piano Pupils Should Study Harmony

Importance and Peculiarities of the Pianoforte

Different Ways of Composing

Gleams from Bohemia

Can Expression Be ...


Volume 12, Number 08 (August 1894), Theodore Presser Aug 1894

Volume 12, Number 08 (August 1894), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Vassar Graduates at A.C.M. Examinations

Pieces as Studies

Common Faults in Piano Playing and Common Sense Remedies

Conscientiousness in Praise

All-Round Artistic Training

Improvement in the Construction of Pianos

Smile, With a Moral

How to Enjoy Good Music

Caste of the Musician

Musical Education

Ethical Culture and Music

Liszt and Mendelssohn

Concerning Tone-Color in Piano Playing

Thoroughness

Musical Renascence

Fate of the Old Pianos

Incident


Volume 12, Number 07 (July 1894), Theodore Presser Jul 1894

Volume 12, Number 07 (July 1894), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Intellectual Attitude of Instrumental Practice

Some Abuses of Music

Gleams from Bohemia

Where Are We At?—Mechanical Aids to Piano Practice

Conservatory Graduates

Life of Richard Wagner

Modern Musical Progress

Duet Playing

Mozart at Marseilles

How to Conquer a Difficult Passage

Annette Essipoff

Getting Pupils to Do More Thinking

Knowledge of Harmony Indispensable to All Musicians

Beethoven Sonatas Not For Children

Clerious Elocutes

How to Buy a Piano


Volume 11, Number 09 (September 1893), Theodore Presser Sep 1893

Volume 11, Number 09 (September 1893), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Broad Education

Seeking the Cause

Something for Parents

Animals and Music

Choice of Pieces

What Branch of the Musical Profession Shall I Enter?

Narrow Culture of Musicians

How To Teach Beginners

How May Parents Assist the Teacher?

Illustrating Music Lessons

Encouraging Pupils

Should a Music Teacher Be an Organist as Well as a Pianist?

Wealth and Poverty of Musicians

Nationality of Masters of the Piano-Forte

On Coaching Pupils for Recitals

Teaching in Rural Districts

Hints for Amateurs Only

Does Piano Playing Pay?

Lack of Public Sympathy for Musical Art

Are We Ready for Work?

Disadvantages of the Practice of Etudes ...


Volume 11, Number 08 (August 1893), Theodore Presser Aug 1893

Volume 11, Number 08 (August 1893), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Chopin Waltzes as Piano Solos

Applause

Intellectual Culture of Musicians

Schumann's Peculiarities

Accompanying

Single-Handed Scale Practice

Musical Domino Parties

Music as a Bread-Winner for Girls

How to Help Students

Use of the Metronome in Practice

Reed-Thoughts

Early Repertoire

Madame Schumann as a Teacher

How Are We To Make the Piano Utter Most Eloquently in the Melodious Tones

Missing Lessons

Useful Knowledge to Pupils

Ladies' Piano Club and Circulating Music Library

How Much of Theory Should be Taught by Every Teacher

Democracy in Musical Education

Doctor of Music


Volume 11, Number 04 (April 1893), Theodore Presser Apr 1893

Volume 11, Number 04 (April 1893), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Music Teacher's Experiences

Inexpensive Teacher

Lack of Tone Color in the Piano

New Music-Teaching

Novelty in Piano Manufacture: An Octave Pedal

General Faults

Wilson G. Smith

World's Columbian Exposition

Beethoven's Last Composition

Something for Pupils

Modern Definitions of Old Musical Words

Few Suggestions: Teaching the Piano to Beginners

Various Methods

Tact, Treatment of Pupils, Change of Teacher

Americans in Music

Power of the Teacher

Reed Organ Stops: Artistic and Pleasing Effects Described

Artist's Secret

Obscure Teachers: How to Succeed in Remote Places

Sympathy

Bach's Student Days

To Young Teachers: How to Learn to Play with ...


Volume 11, Number 03 (March 1893), Theodore Presser Mar 1893

Volume 11, Number 03 (March 1893), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

In the Piano Corner

Delicacy and Accuracy of the Ear

Concise Chronological History of the Chief Musicians and Musical Events from A.D. 1380-1885

What Does Music Express?

Louis Köhler

Music Teacher and the Demand of the Times

Genius in Childhood

Music From a Pupil's Standpoint

Parental Control

Woman in Music

Reinecke on Mozart Concertos

Illustrious Sons of Humble Sires

Rules for Scale-Fingerings

Beginnings

Merely a Bluff

Secret of Success

Music Students and Physical Culture

Accompanist

Thoughts on Piano Practice as a Factor in Character Building

Home and Daily Life Rules for the Musical Generation Now Growing Up, in ...


Volume 11, Number 02 (February 1893), Theodore Presser Feb 1893

Volume 11, Number 02 (February 1893), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Be Thorough

Benefits of Side Studies and Reading

Tone Production

Work of Pianists

Precision of Touch

Concise Chronological History of the Chief Musicians and Musical Events from A.D. 1380-1885

Revolution in the Teaching of Fugue

Reed Organ, Artistically Considered

Procuring and Retaining Pupils

Left Hand

Common Pitfall

Influence of the Teacher's Personality

Piano Etudes: A Retrospect and Present View

Teaching Musical Taste

Slow Study

Singing for Piano Pupils

Music as a Profession

Development of Pianoforte Music

When and Where Does a Music Teaaher's Skill Begin?

Composers and Their Inspiration

Memorizing Music

Piano Practice as a Factor in ...


Volume 09, Number 07 (July 1891), Theodore Presser Jul 1891

Volume 09, Number 07 (July 1891), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Diversity of Taste

Professional Versus Amateur Music Teachers: Or Low Tuition Fees and How to Raise Them

Piano-Forte Teaching

Life-Rests

Elegant Design For a Piano Cover

Minnie Hauk's Music Lesson

Education of Pianists

Careless Beginners

Committing Music to Memory

Paying the Price

Melody and Pedantry

Expression and Its Conditions

Music as a Bread Winner for Girls

Man Created Music


Volume 09, Number 05 (May 1891), Theodore Presser May 1891

Volume 09, Number 05 (May 1891), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Mission of Music

Beginning Music Lessons

Instrumentation

Sinking of Self

Non-Thinking Music Students

New Field for Piano Composition Opened by the Janko Keyboard

New Channel for Benevolence

When to Begin the Study of the Piano

Examination Questions Used by the Conservatory of Music, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa

Musical Literature—What to Read

Word in Regard to Practice

Correct Course of Piano Study

Phrase Rendition


Volume 09, Number 03 (March 1891), Theodore Presser Mar 1891

Volume 09, Number 03 (March 1891), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Sanctity of Music,

How Beethoven Played His Sonata, Op. 14, No.2

Freedom of Expression

At the Beginning

Hints to Young Music Teachers

Humor in Instrumental Music

Musical Growth in Pupils

Possibilities in Piano-Playing

Correcting Bad Habits

Two Ways

Confidence in Pupils

Amateur Music Teachers

Classical Music—What is it?

Music Teacher Described

Power of Music Upon Uncultured Listeners

Musings on Class Teaching

Objective Study

New Way of Scale Teaching

What a Music Pupil Should Study

Old Teacher's Opinion

Place of Music in a Liberal Education

Practical Uses of the Metronome

Musician vs. Player

Pluck and Policy in the ...


Volume 09, Number 02 (February 1891), Theodore Presser Feb 1891

Volume 09, Number 02 (February 1891), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

System in Piano Practice

First Lessons on Real Music

Pianoforte Teaching

Muscular or Musical Training?

Two Extremes

What Use Shall Beginners Make of Their Eyes

Place of Music in Liberal Education

Cultivating the Imagination

Musings on Class-Teaching

Superficial Teachers

Cultivation of Feeling

Difficulties

Musical Affinity

First Lessons

Stimulus of Melody Study

Veteran Publisher Gone

More About the Pedal

Extempore Playing

Use of the Word Technique


Volume 09, Number 01 (January 1891), Theodore Presser Jan 1891

Volume 09, Number 01 (January 1891), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Awakening Interest in the Pupil

Place of Music in a Liberal Education

Problems of Music Teaching

To Which Class Do You Belong?

Muscular Training for the Pianist

Group Scale Playing

Shall the Teacher Play the Pupil's Pieces for Him—Power of Example—Danger of Being an Imitator

Rational Basis of Musical Expression

Trust Your Teacher

Thoughts of Eminent Educators on Teaching

Why Not!

Looking Backward at the Wisdom of the Ancients

Points

How to Acquire a Sympathetic Touch

Technic Means to an End

Poor Teacher's Doom

Reading the Phrasing at Sight

Are You Progressive?

Freedom of Execution as ...


Volume 08, Number 10 (October 1890), Theodore Presser Oct 1890

Volume 08, Number 10 (October 1890), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Developing Musical Imagination

Expression vs. Technic

Musical Clubs

Musical Societies

Program for the First Year of the Musical Society, of Schenectady, N.Y.

Special Pieces for Special Purposes

Mental Reading of Music

Musical Clubs: Their Importance

International Episode

Worthy of Comment


Volume 08, Number 08 (August 1890), Theodore Presser Aug 1890

Volume 08, Number 08 (August 1890), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

What Shall We Play?

Musical Thinking and Doing

New Publications

Genius

Lesson on La Scintillata

Music Teaching

What Pupils Ought Not to Do