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Volume 62, Number 12 (December 1944), James Francis Cooke Dec 1944

Volume 62, Number 12 (December 1944), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Dawn on the Horizon

Fresh Winds Will Blow Again: A Discussion of Music and Meteorology: A Physician Tells How the Weather Gets on Composers’ Nerves

Ladder to Virtuosity (interview with Mischa Elman)

Quiz to Test Your Musical Knowledge

How to Rehearse (interview with Donald Voorhees)

Edgar Stillman Kelley Passes

If Parents Had Had Their Way

Music as a Living, Human Element

New York's First Opera

What Nazism Has Done to German Song: What Happens to the Tunes When Hitler Provides the Words

Voice Training Through Emotions (interview with John Seaman Garns)

Immortal Pat: America's Super-Salesman of Music

Katherine ...


Volume 57 (1939), James Francis Cooke Dec 1939

Volume 57 (1939), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Secret of a Merry Christmas

What the World War Did for Music in Europe (interview with Granville Bantock)

Mistaken Idea

Amaryllis and Louis XIII

Dr. Damrosch on Musical Tolerance

Night Before Christmas. A Musical Playlet

Let Us Give the Piece a Rub

Pencil

Story of Major Bowes and His Amateur Hour: A Million Dollar Idea Carried Out by a Million Dollar Personality

How to Make Money by Teaching the Piano, Part 3

Billings' Best

Old Familiar Carols Game

Music Is My Hobby!: The Engaging Story of How Successful Business and Professional Men and Women Avoid Life Monotony and Insure Against ...


Volume 56, Number 12 (December 1938), James Francis Cooke Dec 1938

Volume 56, Number 12 (December 1938), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Christmas Love (poem)

Her Christmas Piano

What Music Has Done for Me (interview with William Allen White)

Lessons with Ossip Gabrilowitsch, Piano Virtuoso and Conductor: An Apostle of Beauty in Piano Playing

Four Octave Practice Helps

Christmas in Many Lands: A Television Christmas Recital

Lady of the Court of Henry XV (portrait)

Threshold of Music: Natural Laws That Guide the Flow of Chords

What Now for Music Teachers? A Nationwide Symposium: Eminent Members of the Music Teachers' National Association, to be in Convention in Washington During the Present Month, Discuss an Important Subject in Advance

Overcoming a Musical Crisis

Let ...


Volume 55, Number 12 (December 1937), James Francis Cooke Dec 1937

Volume 55, Number 12 (December 1937), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Joy of Christmas Morning: A Merry Christmas to Etude Friends Everywhere!

Unseen Forces (interview with Charles R.Gay)

Christmas at Mrs. Santa Claus' Home: A Story Recital for Children

Memorybook Pages of a Musical Pilgrim: Presenting Messages and Music from Many States, Part 4: I Hear America Singing—Out West and Up North

Marimba Moves into the Parlor

Swing! Swing! Swing!: The Last Word in X Music

Musical Lure of the Ballet

Lessons from Beethoven's Sketch Book

Plea for the Real Debussy (interview with E. Robert Schmitz)

New Ideas on Octave Playing: A Fresh and Interesting Discussion

Musical Sandwich ...


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 52, Number 12 (December 1934), James Francis Cooke Dec 1934

Volume 52, Number 12 (December 1934), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Progress in Piano Playing and Teaching (interview with Ossip Gabrilowitsch)

Letting the Pupil Select the Music

How to Write a Good Musical Advertisement

Removing the Jounce

Famous German Musical Centers: Leipzig, Part 2

Schumann Discovers a Young Genius

Etude Music Study Expansion League: Great Revival of Interest in Practice

Santa Claus' Surprise Party

American Singer's Opportunities (interview with Gladys Swarthout)

Rhythmic Drawing

What is the Basis of the Piano Technic of Today: Great Pianists Give Important Opinions

Christmas Again

Vital First Year of Music Study: Selecting Right Materials for Children

How to Improve Mind and Muscle Coördination

Square Holes ...


Volume 51, Number 12 (December 1933), James Francis Cooke Dec 1933

Volume 51, Number 12 (December 1933), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Christmas Crusade: The Parable of a King and a Mendicant

Spirit of Christmas in Music: Musical Lore of Noeltide from Many Lands

Music for Christmas

Perfect Practice Hour

Little Visit to European Musical Shrines: Vienna Capital of Music

Creating the Music Habit with Children (interview with Ernest Schelling)

When Handel's Messiah was First Given

What Could be Righted in Opera

Candle Light Christmas Mystery: The Music Selected and Arranged from Masters of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Four Hands that Play as Two (interview with Josef Lhévinne and Rosina Lhévinne)

What I Have Learned as an Accompanist

Glance Behind ...


Volume 50, Number 12 (December 1932), James Francis Cooke Dec 1932

Volume 50, Number 12 (December 1932), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

What Does Christmas Music Mean to You?

Visit with Belgium's Musical Queen

Master Lesson on the Carnaval, Op. 9 of Robert Schumann, Part 2

Art of Singing (interview with Benjamin Gigli)

Use of Reward Cards, The

Man who Wrote Silent Night

Music Teachers' National Association Annual Meeting

Relaxing of Tight Wrists

Musical Pepper Box

For Stiff Hands

Chant d'un Voyageur: Capital of the Kingdom of Music

Art of Copying Music

How I Live and Work (interview with Menuhin Yehudi)

My Piano: An Appreciation

Stories of Famous Concert Songs: Mana-Zucca's Own Story of I Love Life (interview with ...


Volume 49, Number 12 (December 1931), James Francis Cooke Dec 1931

Volume 49, Number 12 (December 1931), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

George Bernard Shaw Talks on Modern Music: Europe's Most Famous Writer and Music Critic Discusses Many Interesting Things in the Shavian Fashion

How Well Do You Know Your MacDowell?

Humorous Situations in Wagner Music Drama Performances

Music Teachers National Association

Musical Jargon of the Radio Clarified: A Popular Interpretation of Technical Terms Heard Daily Over the Radio, Part 18

Visit to Musical Oxford

Impression by Repetition

Christmas Eve in Bach's Church

Sparks from the Musical Anvil

Very First Lessons at the Keyboard

Message of Music

Requirements of the Radio Singer

Unusual Crayon Portrait of Brahms

Brahms as I ...


Volume 48, Number 12 (December 1930), James Francis Cooke Dec 1930

Volume 48, Number 12 (December 1930), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Symphony of Christmas

Why I Prefer Concert to Opera (interview with Amelita Galli-Curci)

Reflections on Piano Playing

Miscellaneous Teaching Hints

Toward Facility

Buying Instruments for the Toy Orchestra

Music and Music Study in the Startling Seventies

What Piano Study Will Do for Children

Every Gentleman was a Musician Then: A Glance into the Delightful Musical Atmosphere of the Days of Samuel Pepys in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Musical Jargon of the Radio Clarified: A Popular Interpretation of Technical Terms Which are Heard Daily Over the Radio, Part 3

Critica Digest of Music and Masters of Music, Part 2

Keep ...


Volume 47, Number 12 (December 1929), James Francis Cooke Dec 1929

Volume 47, Number 12 (December 1929), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Romance of the Christmas Carol

Music, Munich and the Mad King, Part 1

Pedagogic Principles of Piano Playing: As Prepared for the Ecole Normale de Musique of Paris

Decade of The Six: Based on an Interview with the Distinguished French Composer, Arthur Honegger, One of The Six

Secrets of a Master Technic

Self-Study in Music

Changes in Piano Teaching in Fifty Years

Getting Correct Hand Position

To Overcome Poor Fingering

Lure of Japanese Music, Part 1

Are You Making Your Scales Real Ladders to Success: A Review of Common-sense Pedagogical Procedure for Intermediate Students and Some Novel Suggestions for Advanced ...


Volume 46, Number 12 (December 1928), James Francis Cooke Dec 1928

Volume 46, Number 12 (December 1928), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Don't Make Counting a Bugbear

Tuning Forks and Canary Birds

Question and Answer Department

Music of Christmas Dawn

World's Tribute to Franz Schubert (pictures)

World Bows in Homage of Franz Schubert: A Graphic Word Picture of the Great Schubert Festival at Vienna

Studio Slogan

Essence of Opera or Almanzor and Imogen, An Opera in Three Acts

How to Play Repeats

Musicians—Painting

Why a Conductor?: Some Hints to the Layman

Teaching the Triads

Style in Singing

Master Themes the World Loves Best

Evolution of Piano Playing and Virtuosity, Part 6

Maintaining Concentration in Practice

Milan, the Shrine of ...


Volume 45, Number 12 (December 1927), James Francis Cooke Dec 1927

Volume 45, Number 12 (December 1927), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Sharps and Flats

On Extemporization

How One Community Solved the Recital Problem

Do Your Fingers Kick Out?

Overcoming Indifference

Christmas Everywhere

Seven Reasons Why You or Members of Your Family Should NOT Study the Piano

César Franck Violin Sonata (painting)

Dissonances and Un-Dissonances: A Chapter Dealing with Euphonious and Cacophanous Tone Groupings

Music That is in Every Man (interview with Roxy)

Potential Sound Always Present

Rut of Separate Hand Practice

Things That Lend Brilliance to Piano Playing

Haunts of Great Masters in Vienna (etchings)

Pelicans and the Piano: A New Revelation of the Significance of Practical Musical Training

Roads to ...


Volume 44, Number 12 (December 1926), James Francis Cooke Dec 1926

Volume 44, Number 12 (December 1926), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Art of Clarity in Pianoforte Playing (interview with Harold Samuel)

Teaching the Adult Beginner

Counting for Balky Pupils

How to Teach the Notes on the Grand Staff Beginning with Middle C

Don't Hurry! The Tortoise Won

Music-Sharing Plan

Leschetizky Memorial Dedicated

Interesting Ways of Giving Harmony Examination

How Kullak Taught Octaves

When to Practice Each Hand Alone

Practice Audiences

Good Equipment Necessary for Good Instruction

Schubert the Modernist

Young Student's Measure

Relative Minors

Beethoven's Piano Sonatas and How to Play Them

Musical Postcards

Schubertiana

Character Study of George Frederic Handel

Last Lesson First

Golden Age of Music ...


Volume 43, Number 12 (December 1925), James Francis Cooke Dec 1925

Volume 43, Number 12 (December 1925), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Music the Humanizer

Tinsel and Gold of Opera

Studying Aloud

Collapsible Fingers

How to Prepare for Playing in Concerts

Artistic Execution of Octaves

Don't Discourage the Pupil by Beginning all Over Again

Facts about Early Musicians

Brahms, Tausig and Some Variations

Your Chances of Scaling the Operatic Heights (interview with Maria Jeritza)

Two Geniuses in One Apartment

Touch that Thrills

Brahms on Composing Songs

Dictionary Dick

Keyboard Guides

New Ideas on Study and Practice (interview with Percy Grainger)

Some Suggestions for Sightreading

Keep Sweet

Relaxed Piano Playing

Steps Upward

Landing on Skips

Need for Merry Music

Rising Tide of ...


Volume 42, Number 12 (December 1924), James Francis Cooke Dec 1924

Volume 42, Number 12 (December 1924), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Acquiring a Technic of Interpretation

Public Library

Inspirational Moments

Why a Musical Italy?

Ring Out, Ye Bells!: How to Secure Bell Effects in Piano Music

Illustration and Demonstration in Teaching

Exercises for Development of Extensors

Triumph of Grieg: How the Great Norwegian Composer Has Gained Permanent Recognition

Seven Practices to Conquer Difficulties

Play Days of Musicians

Are You Going Caroling This Christmas? Revival of a Mediaeval Custom Which is Sweeping the Country: Stories of the Most Famous Christmas Carols and Christmas Folk Songs

Musical Class Training

Giving the Fingers a Vacation

Waking Dozing Students

Determination Masters Piece

Rubinstein's Master ...


Volume 41, Number 12 (December 1923), James Francis Cooke Dec 1923

Volume 41, Number 12 (December 1923), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Robert Schumann

Basic Principles of Piano Playing (interview with Josef Lhévinne)

Great Composers and Their Predominant Moods

How the Rural Music Teacher Can Stimulate Interest

What the Metropolitan Music Critic Looks for Most

Boney Structure of the Hand

Manna-Zucca (Biographical)

Echoes from the Work Shop

Legato Touch

Favorite Instruments of the Great Composers

Out of Tune—Out of Music

Should Piano Playing Undergo a Radical Reform? (interview with Vladimir de Pachmann)

Do It Again

How to Avoid Fumbling at the Keyboard

Beethoven's Novelties in Instrumentation

Chats with Serious Piano Students

Unheard Practice

Importance of Accompanying

Play as You Think ...


Volume 40, Number 12 (December 1922), James Francis Cooke Dec 1922

Volume 40, Number 12 (December 1922), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Technique and Hand Training

Christmas Music, Past and Present

Music and the Arts

Whole-Tone Scale in Interlocking Octaves

Appeal of the Contralto

Device for Teaching Notes to Beginners

Musical Jealousy

Feel the Rhythm

How Music Clubs are Helping American Music

Behind the Scenes with Artists, Part 5

Particular Treatment of the Turn

Regular Lesson Plan for Teacher and Pupil

Most Important Musical Step

How Interest Stamps Musical Pictures on Your Mind

Foot Stools and Music Teachers

Just What Really is Practice?

Clinic on Footlight Fever

Relaxation Tests

Are You Guilty of the Double Movement?

Home Town Musical Comedy

Practicing Backwards ...


Volume 39, Number 12 (December 1921), James Francis Cooke Dec 1921

Volume 39, Number 12 (December 1921), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Hour of Triumph

200 or 200,000

Tchaikowsky on Brahms

Value of Written Work

Music an Ideal Christmas Present (interview with John Philip Sousa)

Keep Your Methods Fresh

Teachers' Round Table

How the Masters Practiced

Seven Rules for Position at the Keyboard

Camille Saint-Saëns, To-Day and Yesterday

Will Piano Exercises Overcome Deformities of the Hand?

Liszt's Business

Save Your Breath?

Heart Music and Art Music

Advance with Every Lesson

Get the Musical Idea

Comparative Musical History Dates

Here and There in the Field of Music: An Intimate Page of Facts, Humor and Comment with the Great Music Makers of ...


Volume 37, Number 12 (December 1919), James Francis Cooke Dec 1919

Volume 37, Number 12 (December 1919), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Music of the Vatican (interview with Canon Monsignore Raffaele Casimiro Casimiri)

Be Ambitious

Organize in Your Own Town

How to Prepare a Number in a Given Time

What About Your Left Hand?

Accentuation

Borrowed Chords and Fancy Chords

Conquering the Hard Spots

Moving Ahead

Musical Classics for the Millions: A Present-day Revolution in Methods of Musical Dissemination Which is Bound to Have Far-reching Results, Through the Movies and Music (interview with Hugo Riesenfeld)

Habit is Second Nature

No Such Thing as Miracles

Studio Revelations

Fingering

Relative Value of Accent in Pianoforte Playing

I Can't Memorize Music!

Introducing the Pupil ...


Volume 36, Number 12 (December 1918), James Francis Cooke Dec 1918

Volume 36, Number 12 (December 1918), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

How Washington Irving Revelled in the Music of Christmas

Be a Live Wire

Are You a Good Salesman?

How to Keep Fit for a Successful Public Appearance

Never Louder Than Lovely

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

Know Your Piano

Mental Rehearsal

What is Temperament?

Price: Can You Pay It?

Humorous Musical Interruptions

Music That is Too Difficult

Mysterious Middle Pedal: A Most Interesting and Helpful Article ...


Volume 35, Number 12 (December 1917), James Francis Cooke Dec 1917

Volume 35, Number 12 (December 1917), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Automatic Faculty in Piano Playing

How to Attain Freedom of the Fingers

Mass of Christ

Footlight Fear and Fever

Important Steps in the Educational Work of an Opera Singer

Three Measure Rhythm

Christmas Carols

Reading Detached Chords

Are the Black Keys Poisonous to the Thumb?

Time to Rest and a Time to Grow

Musical Reputations and How They are Achieved

Is Compulsory Music Study Advisable?

Successful Study of Octaves

Can You Pass This Normal Test?

Some Pianos I Have Known

Practice Individual Tones in a Chord

Beethoven's Characteristics as a Pianist

How to Study Two Against Three

Pianographs

Hints ...


Volume 34, Number 12 (December 1916), James Francis Cooke Dec 1916

Volume 34, Number 12 (December 1916), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Locating the Notes on the Keyboard

Make Your Circular Hit the Mark

Keeping the Voice in Prime Condition

Some Truths about Touch and Tone

Famous Legends of Famous Music: And Incidentally Some Famous Lies About Well-Known Pieces

Beethoven's Appearance and Personality

If I Had to Begin All Over Again: A Remarkably Interesting Symposium with Contributions from Distinguished Musicians

What an Olden Time Bard Looked Like

Composer: A Powerful and Fascinating Romance of Modern Musical Life849

Tempo: The Ruling Force in Music

Teaching Ideals of Three Master Violinists

Teaching Expression to Children

Danger in Tuning the Piano Too High

Four ...


Volume 32, Number 12 (December 1914), James Francis Cooke Dec 1914

Volume 32, Number 12 (December 1914), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

What Mozart Could Do as a Child

America's Greatest Musical Need (Symposium)

Personal Initiative in Piano Study (interview with Theodore Leschetisky)

Some Leschetizky Principles of Piano Playing

How They Used to Study in the Olden Days

How to Make Piano Playing Interesting

Remarkable Contrast in Salon Music

Vitality in Teaching

Convenience and Comfort in the Home for Retired Music Teachers

Leopold Auer's Principles of Violin Playing

Plea for the Most American of Instruments

Harmony That is Not Harmony

Artistic Piano Touch and How to Achieve It

European Musical Topics in War Times

Musical Frauds and Fictions

German and ...


Volume 22, Number 12 (December 1904), Winton J. Baltzell Dec 1904

Volume 22, Number 12 (December 1904), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

St. Petersburg Conservatory of Music: The Oldest Institution of Musical Learning in Russia

Christmas Music in America in Olden Days

Christmas Spirit the True Spirit of Music

Musician's Christmas

Prof. Michael Hambourg on the Modern Pianist and His Art

Talks on Piano Playing

Place of Music in American Life

Christmas Pantomime


Volume 21, Number 12 (December 1903), Winton J. Baltzell Dec 1903

Volume 21, Number 12 (December 1903), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Christmas and Christmas Music: A Study of Human Nature

Christmas Thoughts for Musicians

Richard Strauss and His Works: A Talk with the Composer

For the Christmas Recital

Demand for Brevity in Music

Our Picture Supplement

Captains of Music

Early Christmases in Musical History

Old Fogy Abroad: He Revisits the Paris Conservatoire

Proper Care of the Piano

Music and Religion

Theodore Leschetizky

Health of the Musician

In the Interlude

Counter-Surprise; Or, Christmas Eve at Plowville

Christmas in the Eighteenth Century

Christmas Piano