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Selected Content from the April 1902 Edition of The Etude

    Special Notices

    A TEACHER OF EXPERIENCE, GRADUATE OF the Leipzig Conservatory and pupil of Leschetizky, desires a position as piano-instructor in a conserva­tory or college of music. Can give best of references. Address: J. A. H., care of M. Durkes, 33 Mill… Read More

    Home Notes

    Members of the Senior Class of the Western Conservatory of Music, Chicago, gave an “Afternoon with Chopin,” March 12th. President E. H. Scott gave a lecture of instructive criticism. A series of Vesper Services, historically arranged, have been given in… Read More

    Graduate Recitals: The What and The How.

    The great elements in playing one of these recitals successfully are, first, that the pupil take a real interest in every work, and love it and be determined to make it liked by those that hear it. Second, that it be mature; i.e., have been learned long enough before to be remembered easily. Third, that the student have the necessary technical training in touch and fluency to be able to stand the strain of so much serious playing “under fire.” Read More

    Musical Items

    MR. HENRY G. MARQUAND, a wealthy art-patron of New York City, who died recently, some years ago paid between $40,000 and $50,000 for a specially made Steinway concert grand piano, decorated by Alma Tadema, the celebrated painter. This instrument is said to be the highest priced and most artistically decorated piano ever made. Read More

    Criticism of J.S. Bach By a Contemporary

    CRITICISM OF J.S. BACH BY A CONTEMPORARY. “HE is really the most distinguished among the musicians. He is an extraordinary performer, both on the clavier and on the organ; and at the present time he has only met with… Read More

    Three English Women Composers

    REFINEMENT, fine feeling, and sympathetic appreciation are the qualities that have aided in marked degree in the success of women as song-writers, a form of musical composition for which the sex seems admirably adapted. The three examples at this moment in mind,—Miss Frances Allitsen, Madame Liza Lehmann, and Madame Guy d’Hardelot,—each successful in her particular field, are each so widely different in individuality and in the matter of surroundings as to make them interesting subjects. Read More



    Recital Programs

    Pupils of Limestone College School of Music. Bosquet de Julie, from “Am Genfer See,” Op. 139, No. 3, Bendel. Le Papillon, D-major, Op. 26, No. 2, DennĂ©e. Moderato Con Grazia, from “Six Tone-Lyrics,” Waddington. Fairy Tale, Op. 69, No. 11,… Read More



    Questions and Answers

    O. D.—In the case of a little girl of four years who gives evidence of a remarkable musical talent, I would advise against any serious effort to teach her either the theory or practice of music for some time… Read More



    An Explanation.

    We regret that the articles on the “Joachim Bowing,” which have appeared in recent issues of The Etude, have been misconstrued by several of our correspondents. The impression seems to prevail among these that the articles in question were intended… Read More



    A New Invention.

    Among the latest inventions of this panoramic and progressive age, one, we are told, will deeply interest all fiddle-lovers. This invention is in the form of a new violin, hot from the workshop of Mr. Stroh. We say advisedly, “in… Read More



    Fiddle-Dealers of the Present Day.

    Mr. Herbert Kelcey, the actor, who is said to be an enthusiastic lover of fiddles, has evidently had his share  of disagreeable experiences in collecting old violins. It is also evident, however, that he has a higher opinion of American… Read More






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