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Volume 69, Number 11 (November 1951), John Briggs Nov 1951

Volume 69, Number 11 (November 1951), John Briggs

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Fine Times Ahead for Music and Musicians

Pupils Talk it Over

Singing Voice—Speaking Voice

All Music Reading is Sight Reading

It's Time to Pay Tribute

Philosophy of Conducting (interview with Guido Cantelli)

School Music Teacher Speaks

Atonality Today Singer's Breath, Part 2

Musicians as Inventors

You Need More Than Talent!


Volume 68, Number 01 (January 1950), John Briggs Jan 1950

Volume 68, Number 01 (January 1950), John Briggs

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Social Implications of Piano Study: Leadership, Cooperation, Self-Confidence—These Benefits of Piano Training Make For a Well-Adjusted Personality

Ballet . . . A New Freedom

How to Choose a Violin

Don't Take Your Music Too Seriously (interview with Alec Templeton)

What is Your Vocal Problem?

Ninety We Lose: Children Aren't Little

Men and Women—Look at Piano Lessons from Their Point of View

Musician's Worst Enemy—The Common Cold

Voices Aren't Made . . . They Grow

What Music Teachers Forget to Teach

My First Big Opportunity (interview with Mario Lanza)

How to Play a Melody


Volume 18, Number 11 (November 1900), Winton J. Baltzell Nov 1900

Volume 18, Number 11 (November 1900), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Slow Practice

Difference in Fractions

Teaching: Its Purpose and Its Influence upon Music at Large

Ideas for Teaching Children

True Basis of Teaching

Playing or Non-Playing Teachers

Mental Attitude of Teacher and Pupil

Letter to a Young Composer

Primary Teaching, Part 2

How to Begin the Study of Bach

Teacher's Fertility

Home-Circle Critics

Some Points of Success

Talking Lessons Not All

Rapid Memorization of Key Signatures

Art of Holding Pupils

Look up to Bach


Volume 18, Number 10 (October 1900), Winton J. Baltzell Oct 1900

Volume 18, Number 10 (October 1900), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Common-Sense in Music

What is a Lesson Worth?

Restlessness and Repose

Personal Maganetism

Mission of the Studio

Mental and Muscular Activity

Old Beethoven Program

Music in American Colleges

University of Michigan

Princeton University

Smith College

Amherst College

Oberlin University

Adelph College

Reproduction of Orchestral Effects on the Pianoforte

Serious Purpose in Music Study

Push Forward

Rebinding Music Books

Absolute Pitch

Individuality in Teaching

Primary Teaching

What and the Why of the Choice of Music

Soft Pedal

Obscure Teaching Terms

Harmony—Yesterday and To-day


Volume 18, Number 06 (June 1900), Winton J. Baltzell Jun 1900

Volume 18, Number 06 (June 1900), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Music Teaching as a Business

Obstacles Melt Before Determination

Some Traits of Character Resulting from the Study of Music

How to Prevent a Piece Becoming Tiresome Before Learned

Does Music Pay?

Basis of Success in Music Teaching

Ages of Some Prominent Pianists

Two Characteristics of the Best Methods of Teaching Music

Schubert's Sayings

Child-Study: The Teacher's Privilege and Duty

Educational Value of Concerts

Procession of the Phantoms

Dialogue Concerning Freaks

Teacher's Equipment

Mlle. Chaminade on Piano-Playing

Musical Busybodies

Advantages of House-to-House Teaching

Music Teachers Are Born, Not Made

Music as She is Spelt

First Age of a ...


Volume 17, Number 03 (March 1899), Winton J. Baltzell Mar 1899

Volume 17, Number 03 (March 1899), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Loving-Cup to Dr. Mason

What a Composition Means

Education and Its Demands Upon the Modern Teacher

People to Cultivate

Training of the Ear

Popularity of Vocal Over Instrumental Music

Common-Sense Chat

Good Teacher Versus Good Player

Transformation of a Genius from a Musician's Diary

Opposition to the Violin for Girls

How to Get People to Attend Pupils' Recitals

Teaching as a Specialty

Status of Music-Study in America

Rubinstein's Theory of Practice

Curved Thumb

How to Treat Pupils Who Have Previously Studied with Another Teacher (Symposium)

Matter of Temperament

On Special Editings and Annotations

Some Salient Points in Leschetitzky ...


Volume 17, Number 12 (December 1899), Winton J. Baltzell Jan 1899

Volume 17, Number 12 (December 1899), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Too Much Talent

Social Element in Success

Penalty of Genius

Narrow and Broad Pianoforte Instruction

Odds and Ends; or, Ideas on Many Subjects

Fallacious Notions

Teacher-Student

Musician's Life-Work

Study the Life of Schumann

Robert Schumann as a Composer for the Piano

Robert Schumann, Biographical

Piano Works of Robert Schumann

Point of Utility

Autobiographic Character of Schumann's Music

Side Lights on Schumann

Some Side Lights on the Making of a Musician

Songs of Schumann

Technical Demands of Schumann's Music

Schumann—The Man

Christmas Story

Successful Teacher

To the Girls Who Read The Etude

Education of Musicians

Do You ...


Volume 16, Number 10 (October 1898), Winton J. Baltzell Oct 1898

Volume 16, Number 10 (October 1898), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Curious Musical Incidents

Overcoming Nervousness

Musical Library

Studio Experiences

How to Keep the Beginning Interested

Outposts of Music

Phase of Music Study in Paris

Kindly Feeling Among Musicians

Musician and the Man

Successful Teacher

Genius Among Students

How to Teach Time

Choosing a Musical Career

Pecularlities of the Piano

Ensemble Playing

How to Overcome So-Called Drudgery

Simple Repertoire

Utility of Music

Tone and Touch

Fragile Possession

Birth of Chopin's Funeral March

Training of the Ear

Fictitious Values

Paderewski on the Physical Side of Piano-Playing

On the Legato in Pianoforte-Playing

What the Mason System Has Done for Me

Raw Material ...


Volume 16, Number 09 (September 1898), Winton J. Baltzell Sep 1898

Volume 16, Number 09 (September 1898), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

John Comfort Fillmore (obit)

Frivolous Pupils

Scherzoso

Capacity for Teaching

Musical Taste

Why?

Minor Scales

Conservatory the Public School of Music

Twelve Business Maxims

New Teaching Season

How to Buy a Piano

Reading at Sight vs. Artistic Playihg

Mechanical Aids to Piano Study

Another Teaching Ability

Modernizing Classics

How to Understand Music

Parental Interference

Value and Practice of Advertising Among Professional Musicians

Pedalmania

Time Brings Changes

Teaching the First Piece

Anton Rubinstein

Rubinstein as I Knew Him

On Selecting a Teacher

Introspect

Principles of Musical Pedagogy

Self-Criticism

True Music Teachers vs. Pin-Money-Makers

Charlatanism in Music

Aimlessness Among Musicians

Inspiration

Song ...


Volume 16, Number 08 (August 1898), Winton J. Baltzell Aug 1898

Volume 16, Number 08 (August 1898), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Cultivate the Love of Nature

The Subjective Player

Music and Progressiveness

Rusting and Rusticity

Culture: A Suggestion for Summer

The Teacher Not Everything

Pioneer American Pianist: Gottschalk—His Work, Artistic Standing, and Financial Circumstances; A Statement as to His Poverty Corrected

Letter from Sousa

Value and Practice of Advertising Among Professional Musicians

Professional Courtesy

Environment as an Educational Factor

Encores

Individuality in Art

Teaching a Necessity

Present and Abiding Duty for the Music Teachers

Rhythm the Basis of Melody

Gladstone's Interest in Music

Prize Medal System

Two Schools of Organ Playing

How to Make Music Studios Attractive

Studio Experiences ...


Volume 16, Number 04 (April 1898), Winton J. Baltzell Apr 1898

Volume 16, Number 04 (April 1898), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Mendelssohn

Aptitude for Teaching

Musical Listender

My Pupils

From the Pedal, Deliver Us!

Train Both Hands

Puzzle in Musical History

Modern vs. Classical

Principles of Musical Pedagogy

Carl Koelling

Liberation of the Ring Finger

Stepping-Stones

Summer Teaching: An Experience

Stray Thoughts

Baneful Influence: The Pupil's Piano

Miscellaneous Program by American Composers

Drudgery Made Interesting

Advantages for Music Students in Various European Centers

Personal Apparel of the Music Teacher

How to Make Music Studios Attrative

Louis Köhler's Notes on Practicing

How to Win and Keep an Audience

Marvelous Memories

Music as a Profession vs. Musical Dilettantism

Mistakes Do Not ...


Volume 16, Number 02 (February 1898), Winton J. Baltzell Feb 1898

Volume 16, Number 02 (February 1898), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

How to Make a Living

American Student

Principles of Musical Pedagogy

Life of a Pianoforte—How to Preserve It

Musical Listener

Children and Music

Music Teacher Analyzed

Thumb

How a Composer Works

Stumbling Blocks

In My Easy Chair

Romantic Side of Bach

How to Work up Concerts in the Smaller Cities

Mental Technic: A Suggestion

Key-Character a Fallacy

Ear Training

Advantages for Music Students in Various European Centers

Pen Picture

Crime Against Art

Open Your Eyes

How to Maintain Pupils' Interest

Happy Medium

Old Italian Method

Study of Musical Literature

Listening Well

Professional Code


Volume 15, Number 10 (October 1897), Winton J. Baltzell Oct 1897

Volume 15, Number 10 (October 1897), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

On the Virtues of India-Rubber: A Pupil's Plea

Piano and the Left Hand

Tale with a Moral

Women as Piano Tuners

You Can Lead a Horse to Water, But You Can Not Make Him Drink

Greatest Dates in Music

Impositions on Musicians

Music Teacher and His Work

Piano and Pianist at the Summer Hotel

Feel Music: Think Music

Business Side of Music: About Piano Commissions, etc.

Pilgrim of Art

Development in Firmness of Rhythm

Would-Be Paderewski

Wasting a Pupil's Time

Brains and Music

Oddities of Great Musicians

Aphorisms of Art-Philosophy

Neglected Pianoforte Compositions

At the Musicale

I Have ...


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 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 01 (January 1897), Winton J. Baltzell Jan 1897

Volume 15, Number 01 (January 1897), Winton J. Baltzell

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Mr. Emil Liebling's Bach Course

Common Sense of Piano Teaching

Should Teachers Employ Collectors?

Souls or Stomachs, Which?

Singing the Counts

Music in its Relation to Health

Nervous Pupil

Boston as Musical Center for the Student

Cincinnati as a City for the Music Student

Talent and Intelligence Contrasted

What Method Do You Teach?

Should a Singing-Teacher Be Able to Sing?

One of Bob's Tramps: A Musical Tale

Talk About Some Early German Folk-Songs

High Prices Realized from Songs

Blasts from The Ram's Horn

Musical Listener

Wanted—A New System of Musical Notation

Better Understanding

That First Lesson ...


Volume 13, Number 08 (August 1895), Theodore Presser Aug 1895

Volume 13, Number 08 (August 1895), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

How to Listen to Music

Mission of the Artist

What to Cultivate

Mendelssohn as a Teacher

Machine vs. Mind in Playing

Cultivation of the Ear

Infant Musical Prodigies

Rubinstein: The Man and the Musician

Music Teacher's Allies

False Ballances

How Shall I Interest My Pupils?

Origin of Old Folks at Home

Broad Consideration of Piano Playing

Take a Music Journal

From a New Standpoint

Liszt and Chopin


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 04 (April 1895), Theodore Presser Apr 1895

Volume 13, Number 04 (April 1895), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

New Note on the Piano

Reminiscence of Bülow

What Shall I Play?

Make Study Interesting

Value of an Artist's Testimonials

Fantasy

Practical Talk with Girls

Material for Music Classes

To Acquire Expression

Present Worth

Duties of Music Teacher, Pupil and Parent Toward Each Other

Wit, Wise and Otherwise

How to Teach Schumann to Children

Amateur Musical Society

What is Classical Music?

Music and Money

To Play or Not to Play: Musical Education that Would Make Study a Pleasure to Children

Fingers and Finger-Rings

Basis of Phrasing

Rhapsody


Volume 13, Number 01 (January 1895), Theodore Presser Jan 1895

Volume 13, Number 01 (January 1895), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Cause of Failure

Music Study and Society

Importance of Hearing Artists

Touch of Great Players

Three Classes of Pupils

Musicians and Music Lovers

Few Words About the Precursors of the Pianoforte

Justice in Music Teaching

Reputation

Concise Suggestions for Memorizing

Why of Scale Practice

Dont's for Young Singers

Music vs. Morality

How Much Shall I Charge for a Music Lesson?

William Mason on Piano Touch

Fault in Piano Playing

Musical Ear: Those Who Possess It and Those Who Don’t

One Way to Interest

Method of Practicing Exercises and Other Larger Works

Reviewing

Random Shots

How to Become an ...


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 10, Number 10 (October 1892), Theodore Presser Oct 1892

Volume 10, Number 10 (October 1892), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Musical Work in a Small Town

Methods of Playing and Teaching the Reed Organ

Humorous Utterances of Great Tone Poets

Points on the Pedals

Two Against Three

Cultivate the Hearing

Anton Rubinstein's Cyclus of Seven Piano Recitals

Teacher's Art

Courtesy Among Musicians

Neglected Subject

Many-Sided Musician

Piano Students and Harmony

On the Foolishness of Doing Useless Things

Mental Aspect of Teaching

Reflections for Students

How to Interest Pupils

Stammering Players


Volume 10, Number 05 (May 1892), Theodore Presser May 1892

Volume 10, Number 05 (May 1892), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Something About Expression

How Paderewski Plays (Poem)

On Teaching Time: Motion, Beats, Measure, and Counting

Ideas About Music Teachers

Paderewski's Playing

Choice of a Teacher

Why Good Pianists Are Scarce

Legato Touch in Foundational Piano Teaching

Interesting the Class

Conversation at a Lesson

Conversation on Music

Arranging a Programme

Hints to Novice Concert Players

Help Towards Understanding the Minor Mode

Some Helps for Teacher and Pupil

Ambition

Musical Environment

Historical Cycle of the Sonata

Success


Volume 10, Number 03 (March 1892), Theodore Presser Mar 1892

Volume 10, Number 03 (March 1892), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Biographical Sketch and Critical Estimate of Ignace J. Paderewski

Parents, Pupils and Teachers

Music Teachers and Music Teaching

Teaching Time

Thorough Practice

Conversation on Music

Scherzoso

How Many Music Lessons a Week and At What Age to Begin

How to Select a Music Teacher

Rhythmical Difficulty Solved

Bad Habits of Young Pianists

Study

Aesthetic Analysis Possible for Pupils

Ear Training

Some Studio Experiences; Or, Thoughts for Pupils

Proposed Remedy for Thoughtless Piano Playing

Classic and Romantic Music

Colors in Thematic Music Printing

Artists and the Public


Volume 09, Number 10 (October 1891), Theodore Presser Oct 1891

Volume 09, Number 10 (October 1891), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Music An Aid to Right Living

Royal Road in Pianoforte Study

Personal Appearance of the Teachers

Scale Practice

Trials and Tribulations

Development of Musical Taste and Judgment

Science of Music

Hint in Regard to Scale Practice

Piano Teaching in Its Elementary Stages

Albani's Advice

First Lessons to Children

To Aspiring Pianists and Composers

The Importance of Commencing a Musical Education Early in Life

Practicing Music in One's Active Life

What I Saw On My Vacation

Chapter on Velocity


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 05, Number 08 (August 1887), Theodore Presser Aug 1887

Volume 05, Number 08 (August 1887), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Elementary Piano Instructions

How Much Shall I Practice?

Manumoneon

Expression in Piano-Playing

Wanted—A Better School of Musical Criticism


Volume 03, Number 09 (September 1885), Theodore Presser Sep 1885

Volume 03, Number 09 (September 1885), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

On Musical Education

Some Types of Piano Teachers

Our System of Technique

Liberating the Ring Finger

Complete List of Pieces, including Those Analysed, Arranged in Progressive Order as Regards Difficulty (from The Musician, Vol. I)

Imaginary Pilgrimage to Beethoven

Etude, Poem

Weak Finger

Abreast with the Times

Crowned Virtuoso

Schools of Piano Playing

Fantasy after Chopin

Shall the Teacher Select the Music?

Hammer, or Pressure Touch—Which?


Volume 02, Number 05 (May 1884), Theodore Presser May 1884

Volume 02, Number 05 (May 1884), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Chat with Pupils for Young Ladies

Eighth Annual Meeting of the Music Teachers of the United States

Musical Literature

Successes, Directions, Incentives, Developments

On First Sight Reading

Teachers' Department

Good Words for The Etude

Standard for the Musical Profession

How to Study—How to Teach

Literature of Music

Course in Harmony


Volume 02, Number 04 (April 1884), Theodore Presser Apr 1884

Volume 02, Number 04 (April 1884), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Sheet Music Imposition

Chat with Pupils on the Nomenclature of Music

Musical Literature

One Hundred Aphorisms

Course in Harmony

Literature of Music

Musical Literature

Instance

Course in Harmony

Power of Attention

Talk about the Musical Profession

So-Called Instruction Books

True Ideal of Technical Training