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Selected Content from the December 1903 Edition of The Etude

    Old Fogy Abroad

    He Revisits the Paris Conservatoire I feel very much like the tutor of Prince Karl Heinrich in the pretty play “Old Heidelberg.” After a long absence he returned to Heidelberg where his student life had been happy—or at least had… Read More

    Musical Items

    A small full score of “Tannhäuser” is announced by a Berlin publisher. The new auditorium of the New England Conservatory of Music was dedicated October 20th. It is announced that Edward Elgar, the noted English composer, is at work on… Read More

    Recital Programs

    Pupils of the Harwood Studio.Class Drill in ear-training, rhythm, scales, muscle training; Melody in C, Köhler; In May, Behr; Viola Waltz, Ducelle; The Merry Bobolink, Krogman; Song of a Seashell, Krogman; Merriment, Heins; Spinning Song, Ellmenreich; Knight Rupert, Schumann; 5th… Read More

    Enlarged Organ. Eliot Church, Newton, Mass.

    The echo organ, which is placed in a special gallery with accommodations for twelve singers, is the largest in New England and contains twelve stops, all but two being placed in a swell-box. The open diapason is outside on a separate chest to give greater power for antiphonal effects, and the carillons are on top of the swell-box, thus giving the effect of chimes in the tower. The only connection between the main organ and the echo organ is the cable 240 feet long, containing 400 wires, and the nine-inch iron conductor which conveys the wind from the feeders to the reservoir of the echo organ. Read More

    Theodore Leschetizky

    Prepared by FANNY MORRIS SMITHfrom the biography just issued by the Century Co. Our library of books in the English language on music has increased greatly during the last twenty years. Letters, autobiographies, memoirs, and criticisms have multiplied in… Read More

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