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Volume 28, Number 12 (December 1910), James Francis Cooke Dec 1910

Volume 28, Number 12 (December 1910), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Overheard at the Symphony Concert

Developing the Beautiful in Piano Playing

What Daily Practice Means

Difficult Art of Good Pedaling

Lessons from Memorable Piano Recitals

How One Teacher Raised Her Income

My First Composition

How and Why the American Teacher Has Succeeded in Europe

Those Missed Lessons

Patrons and Helpers of Great Composers

Some Wagner Caracatures

Crying Need in American Music

Professor's Christmas Dilemma: A Musical Romance of Xmas

Hand Drill

On Making the Most of a Poor Instrument

Well Known Composers of To-Day—Hermann Necke

Need of Better Sight Reading

Balzac's Interest in Music

Pupils Who Pay ...


Volume 28, Number 11 (November 1910), James Francis Cooke Nov 1910

Volume 28, Number 11 (November 1910), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Some Approximate Pronunciations of the Names of French Musicians

How Verdi Preserved His Originality

Lessons with Franz Liszt

Weber's Mistake

Cultivating Musical Taste in the Public Schools

Tschaikowski's Ideals

Triumph of Edward MacDowell

Wagner on Mendelssohn and Schumann

Beware of Fraudulent Publishers

Survival of the Fittest in Music: How the Great Works of the Tonal Art Remain Through the Centuries, While Those of Less Value Are Doomed to More or Less Certain Oblivion

Just Ordinary Miss Brown: The Story of an Old-fashioned Teacher and How She Got Real Results While Others Failed

What to Do at the First ...


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 09 (September 1910), James Francis Cooke Sep 1910

Volume 28, Number 09 (September 1910), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Franz Liszt and the Origin of the Symphonic Poem

How Spohr Learned the French Horn in One Day

What is Meant by Interpretation

Forgotten Rivals of Great Composers

Story of the Minuet

How Music Helps the Business Woman

Power of Concentration in Music Study and How to Develop It

Mendelssohn's Versatility

Italy the Land of Music? A German View

Schumann Epigrams

Trip to the Shrine of Beethoven

How Beethoven Found the Theme for His Fifth Symphony

Map of Musical Europe

Well Known Composers of To-Day—George B. Nevin

How Verdi Became a Musician

Comparative Difficulty of Sharp and Flat ...


Volume 28, Number 08 (August 1910), James Francis Cooke Aug 1910

Volume 28, Number 08 (August 1910), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Chopin: Pre-Eminent Genius of the Pianoforte

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

When the Mother Interferes

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

Characteristic Dance Forms: Notes Upon Famous National Dances

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 Most Whimsical of ...


Volume 28, Number 07 (July 1910), James Francis Cooke Jul 1910

Volume 28, Number 07 (July 1910), 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

Verdi's Egyptian Opera Aïda

Josef Pischna: The Renowned Writer of Technical Exercises

Brahms' Quick Wit

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 Through Their Adoption by the Masters

Well Known Composers of To-Day—Arthur D'Haenens

What ...


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 05 (May 1910), James Francis Cooke May 1910

Volume 28, Number 05 (May 1910), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Influence of Germany's Greatest Masters on the Musicl Art of the World

Giving Lessons in the Country

Weber's Opera, Der Freischutz

Influence of the Folk-Song on German Musical Art (interview with Gustav Mahler)

Predominating Influence in the German Music of To-day

First Finger Exercises at the Keyboard

Some Important Things I Learned in Germany

Germany's Remarkable System of Music Schools: Music Schools of Northern Germany

What is Expected of the Student in the German Music School

Some Facts about Sopranos

Singers Who Lost Their Voices

How to Study a Song


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 28, Number 03 (March 1910), James Francis Cooke Mar 1910

Volume 28, Number 03 (March 1910), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Ten Important Attributes of Beautiful Pianoforte Playing (interview with S.V. Rachmaninoff)

Lessons with von Bülow (interview with Laura Rappoldi)

Origin and Development of the Suite

Tschaikowsky and Melody

Exercises for Practice of Three Notes Against Two

Much Misunderstood Facts Relating to the Laws of Sound

Lowell Mason, American Educator and Musical Pioneer

Some Composers of Valuable Pianoforte Pieces in Smaller Forms

Rhythm—The Secret of Swing in Music

Music as a Profession

Mother's Influence on Music in the Home

Writing Copy for Musical Advertisements

Beethoven as Others Saw Him

MacDowell at the Lesson

Cost of Running a Great ...


Volume 28, Number 02 (February 1910), James Francis Cooke Feb 1910

Volume 28, Number 02 (February 1910), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Lesson from Brahms

Methods and Customs of the Paris Conservatoire

Franz Joseph Haydn and the Development of the Sonata and the Symphony

Story of Pepito Arriola

Foreign Fingering vs. American Fingering

Some Uses for Old Music

Some Rules for Making Musical Manuscript

Analyses of Three Famous Classic Marches

How to Get the Most Out of Practice

Physiologist's Comments on Piano Playing


Volume 28, Number 01 (January 1910), James Francis Cooke Jan 1910

Volume 28, Number 01 (January 1910), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Short Biographical Notes Upon Italian Musicians

Paris Conservatory of Music

Moritz Moszkowski on Himself

Children of Unmusical Parents

Mme. Teresa Carreño on Individuality in Playing

Personal Recollections of Verdi (interview with Leando Campanari)

Some Striking Pictures of Rossini

Three Notes Against Two

Future of Italian Opera in America

Beginnings of the Oratorio and the Opera

Italian Writers for the Piano

Verdi's Position in Musical Art

Facts About Famous Italian Musicians

Historical Review of Italian Musical Art from the Beginning to the Present Day

Cherubini's Individuality

Some Piano Transcriptions of Numbers from Famous Italian Operas

Liszt on the Playing ...