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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 55, Number 11 (November 1937), James Francis Cooke Nov 1937

Volume 55, Number 11 (November 1937), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Justice for Genius

This is Walter Damrosch Speaking: The Eminent Conductor Give His Opinions Upon Opera, American and Otherwise (interview with Walter Damrosch)

Typewriter and the Piano

Learning Lines and Spaces

Tuneful Tweddle

Claude Debussy's American Born Teacher: His Contribution to Modern Music

How I Increased My Enrollment

Bringing the Symphony Orhcestra to Moving Picture Patrons

Gospel of Relaxation

Universality of the Piano: The Indispensable Instrument and its Place in Art

Repetition in Musical Composition: Its Important Function in the Tonal Art

Pilgrimages with Franz Liszt, in Rome, Budapest, and Weimar, 1881 to 1884, Reminiscences of His Pupil

Mystic ...


Volume 55, Number 10 (October 1937), James Francis Cooke Oct 1937

Volume 55, Number 10 (October 1937), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Psychologists and Professors

Mind and Music (interview with Walter B. Pitkin)

My Work is Easy: Eleven Year Old Genius of the Piano (interview with Ruth Slenczynski)

Helping the Teacher to Get More Business: A Letter from a Piano Dealer to the Teacher

How to Make a Better Band (interview with Edwin Franko Goldman)

My First Success: The Great Norwegian Master Tells the Romantic Story of His Student Days in Leipzig

End of an Important Musical Era

Kitchen Symphony Orchestra: A Recital Program Novelty

First Use of the Piano in a Concert

Music After Marriage: A Few Words to Musical Wives ...


Volume 55, Number 09 (September 1937), James Francis Cooke Sep 1937

Volume 55, Number 09 (September 1937), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Grand Crusade

Need of Musical Pioneers

Bach and Modern Keyboard Technic

Studio Waiting Room

Queen Victoria and Music: England's Queen-Empress Studied Voice with the Great Lablache for Two Decades

Address to an Entering Class

Practice as an Art

New Gateways to Opera (interview with Lee Pattison)

Can Perfect Pitch be Acquired?: Research into the Baffling Problem of Absolute Pitch Memory

What Adult Beginners Need for Rapid Progress: Helps for This Rapidly Growing Class

Ideal Teacher for the Ideal Instrument

Their Toughest Spot: Laughing at Rejection Letters

Immortal Beautiful Blue Danube Waltzes: The Seventieth Anniversary of this Johann Strauss Masterpiece ...


Volume 55, Number 08 (August 1937), James Francis Cooke Aug 1937

Volume 55, Number 08 (August 1937), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Supreme Court Problem in Music

Glance at the Music of Hawaii

Tin Pan Alley Moving West

Meet Doctor Fizzle

Some Differences Between Teaching and Educating Music Students (interview with Angela Diller)

Clergyman Visits Oberammergau

Evenings with The Etude

How Shall My Pupil Sit: A Plea for the Conservation of Eyesight and the Use of Seating Equipment Designed to Aid Correct Posture and to Lessen the Expenditure of Excessive Nerve Vitality When Practicing

Making of an Orchestra Conductor

Larynx and the Voice: An Abstract of an Address by the Most Distinguished of Throat Specialists Which is Here Given its First Publication ...


Volume 55, Number 07 (July 1937), James Francis Cooke Jul 1937

Volume 55, Number 07 (July 1937), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Song of the American Revolution

Heldentenor, or Heroic Tenor (interview with Lauritz Melchior)

Answers to Brain Teasers Musical Intelligence Test

Bunched Finger Playing

Star Spangled Banner: With Photographs from the Celebrated Historical Collection of William Thompson

Longfellow's Influence on Musical Composition

America: A National Anthem Which Finds Lodgment in the Heart of Every True American

Double Purpose Exercise

Making Friends with the Wrist: An Important Phase of Pianoforte Playing

Playing Pa to Sleep at Three A.M.

Playing the Four Note Chord

Effect of Music on Wild Animals

How America Lost Chopin: A Romance of the Poet of the ...


Volume 55, Number 05 (May 1937), James Francis Cooke May 1937

Volume 55, Number 05 (May 1937), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Care of the Voice (interview with Gertrud Wettergren)

Bagpipes of Braemar

Do You Know?

Business Efficiency for the Music Teacher

Mediocrity and Mastery

Benjamin Franklin Discourses on Music

Relative Minor Recognition Device

X Marks the Spot

Is There a Last Word in Piano Technic?

Why and How of Memorizing Music

Ich Liebe Dich (interview with Grieg, Fru Edvard)

From Woods and Fields: A Piano Playlet for Small Children, Suitable for a Spring Recital

Grand Manner in Piano Playing (interview with Moriz Rosenthal)

Discovering a Masterpiece: How Two Musical Sleuths of Britain found Rosamunde

Few Frank Words to the Young Composer ...


Volume 55, Number 04 (April 1937), James Francis Cooke Apr 1937

Volume 55, Number 04 (April 1937), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Music and Travel

America's Vast New Musical Awakening (interview with Nikolai Sokoloff)

Chopin as a Teacher

List's Singing Tone

Von Weber, Tone Poet of Romanticism

May Day Play Recital: Ten Games with Music

American Singers and the German Lied (interview with Grete Stueckgold)

Dramatizing Piano Duets

Geometry and Speed of Motion: At the Piano Keyboard in the Playing of Chromatic Passages

Two Roads to Acquaintance with Musical Form

Recital Program that Took

Studio Bulletin Board

It's An Art to Tune a Piano

Nocturne in C Minor by Chopin: A Master Lesson

Neglected Senses

Musical Sewing Cards

Profession ...


Volume 55, Number 03 (March 1937), James Francis Cooke Mar 1937

Volume 55, Number 03 (March 1937), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Hydra-Headed Music License Monster

Visit to the Home of Sibelius

Art of Musical Penmanship

Yes, Practice Makes Perfect

On Building a Piano Technic

Music Vacations

Plantation Echoes In Which the Author Describes a Visit to a Negro Folk Music-Drama, the Most Pimitive of American Negro Musics Given Each Year in Charleston, South Carolina

Early Musical Influences in My Life

Musical Mathematics: How to Add and Multiply Notes

Strangest of the Arts

Verb To Be in Music

Keeping the Musical Memory Fresh

Remarkable Abbé (Abt) Vogler: Hero of Browning's Famous Poem

All-Purpose Exercise for the Busy Teacher

Some Be's ...


Volume 55, Number 02 (February 1937), James Francis Cooke Feb 1937

Volume 55, Number 02 (February 1937), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Enesco Talks on Menuhin

How the Piano is Coming Back

How to Become a Better Pianist (interview with Isidor Philipp)

Advantages of a Poor Piano

Role of Music in Prisons

Tour of Early Keyboard Instruments in the Nation's Capital

Cure for Musicians' Cramp

Catering to America's Musical Tastes (interview with David Rubinoff)

Graceful Gavotte: A Dance to Which Several Influences Have Contributed

Pupil's Right

Benjamin Franklin's Interest in Music

Teaching Interpretation Through Thought Force

Old Music Arrives; Order Sent in '87 Is Filled by Firm

Czerny's Many-Sided Etude, Number Sixty-Five

Measure for Measure

Aids in ...


Volume 55, Number 01 (January 1937), James Francis Cooke Jan 1937

Volume 55, Number 01 (January 1937), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Superstitions in Music

Musical Food for Millions (interview with Erno Rapée)

Brighter Scale Practice

Increasing the Activity of the Fingers

Magical and Misunderstood Art of Reviewing

Romance of the Sweetest Story Ever Told

Tooting Your Own Horn: The Most Difficult Instrument for the Musician to Learn

My Toughest Spot: Taking Things as They Come

Getting the Perspective in Teaching

Composing for Pictures (interview with Erich Korngold)

Strongest Carillon in the World

First Steps in Musical Transposition

Approach to Interpretation

Berceuse Op. 57 of Chopin

Autumn Days in the Presser Gardens

Brahms Selfless Musician

Arpeggio Drill