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Selected Content from the January 1909 Edition of The Etude

    A Sovereign of Song

    A matter of “keen interest” it must indeed be to every prima donna of to-day—this amazing, magic trumpet that can record the subtle, individual quality of a singer’s voice, and give it gloriously forth again whenever desired. By means of this weird invention the present vintage of fine voices can be bottled up like rare wine and poured out in future years. More wonderful still—like the widow’s cruse this trumpet never grows empty—from its uptilted mouth the flow of song will stream on continuously, if so desired and directed. Read More


    Visit Evangeline Nova Scotia


    VISIT THE BEAUTIFUL LAND OF EVANGELINE NOVA SCOTIADOMINION ATLANTIC RAILWAY LINEBOSTON TO YARMOUTHHALIFAX-ST. JOHN THE main highway of travel from Boston to all points in the Maritime Provinces is via Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Daily service from Lone Wharf (foot… Read More


    Rubifoam


    Young and old should know it is wise to use RUBIFOAM. No age limit to its benefits. Read More


    Dolceola - A Miniature Grand Piano


    The Dolceola, with its four full octaves, embodies the exquisite tone value of two guitars and two mandolins. Its action, while similar to that of the piano, is quicker and more simple, permitting effects impossible with the larger instrument. Any class of music can be played. Music lovers are delighted with it. You must have one. Read More


    Recital Programs


    Pupils of The Polytechnic College, Fort Worth, Texas.Grand March (4 hds.), Lindsay; Murmuring Brook, Bohm; Obstination (song), Fontenailles; Danse Florentine, Lack; Valse Brilliante, Wollenhaupt; Valse Caprice, Newland; Irish Love Song (song), Lang; Trumpet Piece, Jensen; Valse, Jensen; Serenade, Liebling; Forbidden… Read More


    Questions & Answers


    The original title of the Sonate Pathetique runs in French as follows: “Grand, pathetic Sonata for the Harpsichord or Piano-Forte, composed, and dedicated to his Highness, Prince Karl Lichnowsky, by Ludwig van Beethoven.” No reason for this title has ever been discovered. Read More


    Home Notes.


    Mr. Walter Spry, of Chicago, gave his annual piano recital March 3d, his program made up of compositions by Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Saint-Saƫns, Liszt, and novelties by Liapounov, Rossetter G. Cole and Mr. Spry. Read More


    Musical Items


    Mrs. Clara Gottschalk Peterson, of Asbury Park, N. J., has presented to the City of New Orleans a number of interesting mementos of her brother, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, the celebrated American pianist. Among the collection is a bust in marble, made by Francheschi, a distinguished Italian sculptor, a few years after the pianist’s death. Read More




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