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Selected Content from the September 1903 Edition of The Etude

    Questions and Answers

    E. P.—Seconds, thirds, sixths, and sevenths are distinguished by the terms Major and Minor, “greater” and “less,” because the intervals of that value that occur in the scale are not of the same value, as regards the number of semitones… Read More

    Musical Items

    Madame Cosima Wagner bitterly opposes Conried’s determination to give her husband’s opera “Parsifal” in New York. In a recent interview she said: “If ‘Parsifal’ is presented on the stage in New York it will be the desecration of a sacred work for the sake of money and an insult to the memory of its creator. I can only hope that artists will refuse to sing it and that American society will not approve the sacrilege.” Read More

    Home Notes

    The Dallas School of Music, Mrs. A. E. Smythe, director, gave a Midsummer Recital July 28th. Mr. Frank B. Williams, of Newark, N. J., will give some organ recitals at the St. Louis Fair next year. Mr. J. J. Davis… Read More

    Recital Programs

    Pupils of Frank E. Smith.Summer Night, Op. 303, Sartorio; Dance of the Lilies, Hartmann; Dance of the Elves, Deans; Cradle Song, Op. 222, No. 1, Sartorio; Galop, Op. 78, No. 5, Vogel; On the Parting Path, Op. 193, Fisher; Song… Read More



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