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Volume 54, Number 12 (December 1936), James Francis Cooke Dec 1936

Volume 54, Number 12 (December 1936), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Sentiment vs. Sentimentality: A Short History (1900-1936) of the Development of the Ability of the American Student to Express Himself through Music (interview with Rudolph Ganz)

Nativity: A Musical Pageant Arranged for High School Glee Clubs

Manager States His Case (interview with Lawrence Evans and Jack Salter)

Good Lesson Tree

For Scale Practice and Hand Position

From a One-Fingered Virtuoso

Musical Aeroplane Trip Around the World: Music Visits to Many Nations in Story Recital Form

Yuletide Carolles Olde and Newe: Often on Legends with a Whimsy Background

Fundamentals in Advertising

Reflections from a Busy Musical Life (interview with Alexander T ...


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 54, Number 10 (October 1936), James Francis Cooke Oct 1936

Volume 54, Number 10 (October 1936), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Musical Educational Renaissance, A (interview with Josef Hofmann)

Hallowe'en Spirits Go Musical

Early Romance of Haydn

Lesson Check Ups

Harps and Harpists in 1936 (interview with Carlos Salzedo)

Problem of the Adolescent Student

Daily Dozen from the Diatonic Scales

Meistersingers of Nuremberg and Their Wooden Tablet

Subdividing the Beat

Selecting the New Piece

Midnight King: The Tragedy of the Mad Musical Monarch Whose Support Made Wagner's Giant Projects Possible

NBC Music Appreciation Hour

Making a Start with Bach: Practical Helps for the Student Who Desires a Better Knowledge of the Great Master and His Style

Interesting Bit of ...


Volume 54, Number 09 (September 1936), James Francis Cooke Sep 1936

Volume 54, Number 09 (September 1936), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Good Humor in Music: Do Composers Tend Toward the Sombre Colors, or Do They Inclinde Toward the Gay?

Radio and Music (interview with David Sarnoff)

Music at Harvard: From a Historical Review

Memories of William Mason and His Friends

Whetting the Children's Appetite for Music

A-440 by National Broadcast

Origin of Sousa's Name: Ridiculous and False Stories about the Ancestry of John Philip Sousa Which Should be Corrected by Etude Readers

Making Tempo Rubato Understandable

When Should Piano Study Be Commenced? A Question Asked by Thousands

Roll of Honor

Finger Independence as Applied to Bach's Fugues

How ...


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 07 (July 1936), James Francis Cooke Jul 1936

Volume 54, Number 07 (July 1936), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Romance of In the Gloaming

Road to Correct Fingering

Why Every Child Should Have a Musical Training

Short Cuts to Easy Practice

First Love of Franz Liszt

At What Age Shall My Child Begin to Learn the Piano?

Different Bach

Developing Interest in Practicing

Stamps for Success

Sources of Beethoven's Inspiration

Secrets of the Conductor (interview with Fritz Reiner)

Musical Make-Believe

How the Tuner Can Help You

Indefinable Liszt (interview with Frederick Lamond)

How About Figured Bass?

Safe Rule for Clear Pedaling

Musicians and Their Food

Pitfalls in Teaching Piano Tone Production

Pupil's Piano

Progressive Music Chart

Darkness ...


Volume 54, Number 06 (June 1936), James Francis Cooke Jun 1936

Volume 54, Number 06 (June 1936), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Background in Music Study (interview with Leopold Godowsky)

Little Tales of Music Study Accomplishment

Increasing the Activity of the Fingers (in French)

From Forty-Five to Ninety

And Now the Movies (interview with Nino Martini)

Here He Is! The Remarkable Legend of Der Liebe Augustin and How He Ridded Vienna of a Plague by Singing

Piano Accordion: Its Relation to Good Music

First Steps in Perfect Scale Playing

On Freeing the Left Hand

What about the Flute? (interview with Georges Barrère)

Improving the Musical Memory

Why Every Child Should Have a Musical Training

Watch the Musical Guide-Posts

Hands Separately


Volume 55, Number 06 (June 1937), James Francis Cooke Jun 1936

Volume 55, Number 06 (June 1937), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Television, When?

Schumann's Forest Scenes

How Do We Behave at the Piano?

They Didn't Eat with Liszt

Color Effects in Pianoforte Playing

How One Teacher Got Ahead of The Big Bad Wolf

One Jump Ahead of the Times

Summertime Pageant Recital for Young People

Brain Teasers Intelligence Test for Music Lovers

Approach to Scales

Fifteen Years in Radio (interview with Milton J. Cross)

Training the Thumbs

Incorrect Phraseology

Enfants Terribles of Pianist's Hands

More Be's For Your Musical Hive

Scale Preparation

Moscheles in Scotland: A Very Entertaining Account of His Meeting with Sir Walter Scott

Verdi ...


Volume 54, Number 05 (May 1936), James Francis Cooke May 1936

Volume 54, Number 05 (May 1936), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Making Your Music Live (interview with Henry L. Mencken)

Why Every Child Should Have a Musical Training

Practice Lesson

Opera on the Screen

What is Popular and What is High Brow?

Freedom of the Air (interview with Boake Carter)

Salzburg and the Mozart Spirit

Heavy Thumbs

Musician's Relation to the Public, Part 2 (interview with Edward L. Bernays)

Preliminary Presentation of the Piano Keyboard

Training Pupils for the Recital

Scale Wise

Little Recital Hour of the Philadelphia Music Teachers Association

Rhythmic Wisdom

Acoustical Revelations

Watch for This Inpostor

Crayons as Critics

Music Study Helps a Lad: A Letter to ...


Volume 54, Number 04 (April 1936), James Francis Cooke Apr 1936

Volume 54, Number 04 (April 1936), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Start the Day with a Song (interview with Henry Ford)

Easter Dawn in Music

Pictorial Visit to the Birthplacet Eisenach, of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Private Teacher and Music in the Schools (interview with George L. Lindsay)

Musician's Relation to the Public (interview with Edward L. Bernays)

Pitch of Musical Instruments

When Every Gentleman Was a Musician: Memories of the Golden Age of Music in England (interview with Marion Keighley Snowden)

Piano-Accordion in Musical Education: New Thoughts on a New Instrument (interview with C. Irving Valentine)

By-Products of School Music

Important Musts for the Piano Teacher (interview with Isidor ...


Volume 54, Number 03 (March 1936), James Francis Cooke Mar 1936

Volume 54, Number 03 (March 1936), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

What Does it Take to Make a Singer? (interview with Richard Crooks)

Prescriptions for Specific Faults: Prescribing for Musical Faults as the Doctor Prescribes for Physical Ailments

How to Organize and Manage a Successful Junior Music Club

Memory Work

Key of C

Novel Musical Watch

Left-Hand Sustained Notes

Picturesque Youth of Jules Massenet

Making the Pupils' Recital Interesting

Beginnings and Endings: How the Masters Began their Compositions

Expressing Musical Rhythm with the Body: Interesting Class Work with Young Pupils

Fighting the Song Shark

Why Every Child Should Have a Musical Training

March Through the Centuries

Keyboard Geography

Piano Musical Review ...


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 54, Number 01 (January 1936), James Francis Cooke Jan 1936

Volume 54, Number 01 (January 1936), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Singer's Art (interview with Feodor Chaliapin)

What Makes a Successful Pianoforte Piece

Music of the Buddhist Devil Dancers

Consort of Musick at Dame Percy's: An Outline for a Recital in Honor of Washingotn's Birthday

New Glimpses into the Life of Chopin

Why Every Child Should Have a Musical Training

Harmonica Band: What Does it Offer

Music in Modern Home Life

Beethoven's Love of Nature